West Yard Farm – Friday Floorplan

West Yard Farm – Friday Floorplan

  This home and its floorplan instantly caught my eye. I generally lean toward modern design with its straight lines and sharp angles highlighting exposed structural elements. I can appreciate more “classic” styles, from Rococo to Craftsman, but I LOVE modern...
Design Features for Cold Climates

Design Features for Cold Climates

In the middle of summer it’s difficult to think about the cold winter conditions that are just around the corner. Even though the last thing we want to think about while planning summer barbecues and vacations is winterizing our homes, this may be the best time to do...
A Breakdown of Roof Styles and Materials

A Breakdown of Roof Styles and Materials

Roofs are constantly working for the structures that they sit atop.  They offer protection for the structure from the elements as well as the occupants inside. Roofs are also ventilating and insulating the buildings in which we live. On top of all this, roofs add a...
What is the Building Permit Process?

What is the Building Permit Process?

What does the permit process look like? What are building permits and why are they required? Let’s take a closer look. A building permit is a required document that must be issued before construction begins on a project. Different jurisdictions have different...