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Large Doors - Multi-slides, Bi-folds, and OXXO’s
Architecture, Exterior, Planning | August 20, 2022
Large Doors – Multi-slides, Bi-folds, and OXXO’s

OXXO’s? Multi-Slides? Bi-Folds? What are you talking about Brad?! I’m talking about large exterior patio door options. It seems that the design trends for outdoor living spaces have left two panel sliding doors in the dust in favor of multi panel sliding doors. These doors are being requested in most upper end home designs, large home or small. Smaller frame…

2023 Sherwin Williams Colormix Forecast
Exterior, Finishes, Interior | August 18, 2022
2023 Sherwin Williams Colormix Forecast

Check out Sherwin Williams annual Colormix forecast for 2023! https://www.sherwin-williams.com/content/colorforecast/colormix-2023

2021 Sherwin Williams Colormix Forecast
Exterior, Finishes, Interior | May 15, 2021
2021 Sherwin Williams Colormix Forecast

Sherwin Williams “Colormix Forecast of 2021” Here are some great ideas from Sherwin Williams on color schemes for your next project. Every year Sherwin Williams calls attention to upcoming trends and color schemes for different sectors of the design industry. Here is a link to the Residential Colormix schemes for you to check out. https://www.sherwin-williams.com/architects-specifiers-designers/colormix/new-residential-color-collection

4 Fresh House Plans For Spring
Architecture, Planning | May 15, 2021
4 Fresh House Plans For Spring

“4 Fresh House Plans For Spring” Builderonline.com Take a look at these plans for ideas to incorporate into your design, shared from Builderonline.com. https://www.builderonline.com/design/plans/4-fresh-house-plans-for-spring_o

Planning | November 9, 2020
“It’s going to take how long?!”
"It's going to take how long?!" Construction schedules are impacted by many things; labor and quality of labor, supply chain, unexpected weather events, hourly coffee, Red Bull, and/or cigarette breaks. Possibly even the lack of general supervision of the project due to the compounding workload of General Contractors. The current environment is nothing short of busy and the demand on...
Reading Construction Drawings - "Help!"
Planning | November 6, 2020
Reading Construction Drawings – “Help!”

“Reading Blueprints – A primer on how to understand construction drawings” JLCOnline.com Here is a an excellent article by JLC Online on how to read blueprints. If you are preparing to build a home and need help decyphering what is on a set of blueprints or construction drawings, this article is a great resource. Journal Of Light Construction – JLC…

Matt Risinger - "Building Science & Fine Craftsmanship
Planning | November 3, 2020
Matt Risinger – “Building Science & Fine Craftsmanship

“Building Science & Fine Craftsmanship” MATT RISINGER, RISINGER & COMPANY One of my favorite people to learn from in world of residential construction is Matt Risinger of Risinger & Company in Austin, Texas. Residential construction methods are evolving into a blend of beautiful aethetics, high performance fenestrations, and functional spaces . Matt sets the bar very high and he is…