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Time for an Addition to the Family?

No, not a baby—although that may be one reason you might want a home addition. We’re talking, of course, about adding on to your house – a major remodeling job and one that needs to be carefully thought out and … Continue reading

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Plan to Enjoy Your Outdoor Space!

With summer so short-lived in the Northeast, it’s no wonder that we New Englanders make the most of it. A beautiful porch, deck, patio and garden is an extension of your home’s total living space, if only for a season. … Continue reading

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Window Treatments: Dressed to Impress!

You’re in an elegant opera house or theater. A hush falls over the audience as the orchestra strikes up the overture. Spotlights play on the massive folds of the heavy drapery as it slowly separates, revealing the stage set. Draperies … Continue reading

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Choosing windows so you can see clearly (now)

Imagine living in a house without a window. You can’t, can you? Windows are your view of the world from inside your home. Light from windows lifts our spirits and keeps us connected to the view and perpetual drama of … Continue reading

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Out with the Cold, In with the New

In New England, you’re as likely to have a blizzard as to have 70 degrees in March, so it’s hard to tell when to start spring cleaning and shedding the vestiges of winter. While spring is official March 20, we … Continue reading

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Modern Flooring Options

Something’s up underfoot! Any major renovation, remodel or new construction starts from the bottom up. So a firm interior design foundation – wood, tile, stone or carpet – comes first. Let’s look below the surface of the many options of … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home… Office!

According to Entrepreneur.com, the residence is the primary workplace for 2.8 million Americans. With flexible schedules, telecommuting, virtual teams and freelancing, more people are joining the work-at-home crowd every day. Just about every home needs an office these days, whether … Continue reading

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Dress Up Your Dining Room

During the holidays, the dining room takes the spotlight. Could yours use an update? Formal or informal, elegant or cottage cozy, dining rooms get dressed up for the holidays as family feasts take center stage. But here are some ideas … Continue reading

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Your Laundry Room: No Longer a Dirty Secret

Photo by Schuler Cabinetry – More transitional laundry room photos   Imagine feeling delighted, excited even, to enter your laundry room! It could happen with a thoughtful, well-planned, redesigned room from 3W Design. Laundry rooms are often neglected parts of … Continue reading

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Make Your Kitchen Work for You – Beautifully!

A kitchen remodeling project can be fun, especially when you work with experienced design/builders. But it’s also daunting: so many details! Before you get to the fun part such as style and décor and choosing new appliances, consider function first. … Continue reading

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