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The Home Industry certainly is not boring.  Just spend one lunch with our favorite structural engineer, Mike Muntean and you will walk away thanking Georgia for putting the General Contractors licensing board into place. Mike @PeachState Building Consultants (he was part of the GA assoc of Residential Engineers who wrote the bill to privitise structural engineering   

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We are GROWING…and looking to add to our network of Handymen and Carpenters! We are looking for skilled carpenters who are excellent at their craft for residential remodeling (must have your own truck and tools).  Each subcontractor will pass through the high quality control expectation and evaluation of IH before being allowed the opportunity to work   

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Sometimes a little nudge (wet wallpaper from a flood in this case) is all you need to begin to envision a beautiful new space for yourself.  At our first design meeting Diann and I had inspiration magic and we selected almost every design selection needed for our project.  She had a few selections in mind   

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What kind of lifestyle do you want?  Option 1 could be a spouse, 2.5 kids (my theory is .5 is your dog;), beautiful renovated home in the burbs and time to enjoy all of the above.  Option 2 could be to live in the city, great friends that love to hang out with you every   

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Most clients have a time in mind for their project completion date.  This usually is set around a life event coming up; Thanksgiving dinner, family coming to town for wedding, family vacation to name a few.  Kevin and Jo needed to be in their home to allow for a number of different factors; beginning of school year,   

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Mix up your scale in the room!  A balance of big and small accessories bring a room to life.   Do keep some of the old when you introduce the new renovation in your home.  History allows for great stories told at dinner parties. Do trust your instinct, if your renovators promises contradict each-other you   

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After weeks of space planning, selection dreaming, project budgeting and spreadsheeting my favorite day finally arrived…SHOPPING DAY!  Its days like today that I am most thankful for all of the planning that went into the weeks before.  We arrived at our first stop with a list in hand (on the ipad actually…LOVE our online system!)   

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What started out as an Atlanta Summer Nightmare; your HVAC system broken and leaking all over your home in JUNE, ended with a renovation of a beautiful kind. Joe & Tee learned of their leaking HVAC system and fortunately were able to stop the leak before the damage moved past their main living area to   

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After getting out of a online (I love technology!) design meeting with a new client last week I was inspired by her passion for her craft and our collaborative passion for french styling.  Here are a few of the inspirations we are working with for her bakery… She is still in negotiations with the City   

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I have always loved the thrill of the hunt, so to speak, when it comes to finding design selections for our clients and occasionally our personal home. My name (Laurel) even means ‘gift’…maybe my parents were onto something 🙂 As a matter of simple fact, I LOVE a great deal.  But this does not mean I am   

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