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Choosing Floors

Oh man did we have a hard time picking out flooring!  Our house will be open concept, so we plan to have hardwood throughout the whole house.  The only rooms that will not have hardwood are the bathrooms and possibly … Continue reading

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Bathroom Shower

Since the first day of the house design process, my husband has been dreaming about having a walk in shower. traditional bathroom design by other metros general contractor Michael Matrka, Inc He was pretty certian that we should not have … Continue reading

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Front of House

After weeks of meeting remotely with our builder and architect, we have finally decided on a front elevation. We had no idea that things like position of the roof line or type of windows could drastically change the price of … Continue reading

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Designing Our Home

One of the best and arguably the most frustrating parts of building modular is designing the floor plan and front elevation of our new home.   We love craftsman style houses with lots of arts and crafts detail, especially a nice … Continue reading

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We have land!

Since we pulled out of our contract on the new townhouse we were building, we have been looking for a suitable alternative.  The only good part about loosing a property after a year of waiting is that we saved some … Continue reading

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Building Modular

Modular Homes are a type of building system where the home is constructed in segments (called “Modules”) in a climate-controlled factory by skilled craftsmen.     The modules are delivered to your homesite by truck and “dropped” by crane.   … Continue reading

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Changes

After nine+ months of waiting for our new townhouse to be completed and no end in sight,  we finally decided to pull out of our contract.  After the initial shock of loosing what we thought was going to be our … Continue reading

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