How Cultural Shifts are Affecting Home Design

Popular home styles have always served as a sign of the times. Victorian homes, with their elegant and intricate details, are a monument of Queen Victoria’s reign (1840 – 1904). Colonial-style homes are living relics of the colonial period, when various European cultures had colonies scattered throughout the United States. The list goes on, but […]

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Outdoor Kitchen Must-Haves

In recent years, the practice of extending a home’s living area by adding an outdoor kitchen has become extremely popular. Outdoor kitchens are a luxurious addition to houses of any size, and they are especially useful if you enjoy entertaining guests in your home. There’s no one-size-fits-all solution to planning this outdoor living space; everyone’s […]

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What is a Photovoltaic Solar System, and How Does it Work?

A photovoltaic solar system (also known as a PV system and PV power system) is a series of devices designed to capture energy from the sun and convert it into power that you can use. It’s a clean, quiet, and extremely reliable way to power a home or business. In recent years, solar power has […]

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The History of Modern Design in Boulder

Following World War II, the 1930s trend toward modern architecture swept through the United States at an astounding rate. In Colorado, and Boulder specifically, entire neighborhoods were developed with homes featuring modern design concepts. It’s easy to see why this architectural style, which originated in Germany, was so easily integrated into our state’s culture. Our […]

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Before, During, After: The Most Important Renovation Questions To Ask

Have you wanted to give your house a facelift, but felt that the process was too overwhelming? We understand your reasoning. Depending on the project, renovating your home can be a pretty big deal. With all of the time and money you’re investing, it’s important to ask yourself a few questions during the course of […]

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Kitchen Renovations: Countertops & Backsplashes

The kitchen is often referred to as “the heart of a home,” serving as the epicenter of activity in many private residences. Most homeowners desire a welcoming and functional space, since it is where they cook and share meals with loved ones. Regardless of personal taste, it is possible to revamp your kitchen with a […]

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3 Green Renovation Ideas For Your Home

Renovating can be both an exciting and overwhelming endeavor. Homeowners invested in eco-friendly design may feel particularly uncertain about where to start or which materials to use when remodeling. If you are considering taking on a green home renovation project, here are three suggestions to help you begin:

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5 Design Ideas for Your Outdoor Space

While a pretty exterior is pleasing to the eye, the outside of your home can be actively enjoyed, too. From expansive patios to resourceful gardens, there are many ways to make use of your outdoor space. Here are five external and landscaping design ideas to consider for your home:

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3 Must-Know Sustainable Design Trends of 2015

In recent years, sustainable design has been gaining popularity with architects, builders, and homeowners; individuals (especially in Boulder County) are concerned with energy conservation and sustainability now more than ever. 2015 has been a great year for innovative green houses, as designers continue to focus on energy efficiency and natural or reusable materials to create […]

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Green Building Materials for Improved Indoor Air Quality

Poor air quality inside your home can have a negative impact on both your health and comfort level. Indoor pollutants and allergens, as well as excessive moisture or heat, can make for potentially hazardous living conditions. Luckily, there are a variety of options for preventing poor air quality before it ever becomes a problem.

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