What is a Casita and Why Would I Build One?
Nov06

What is a Casita and Why Would I Build One?

When searching for ways to add new living space to your home, you may come across the term “casita.” Meaning “little house” in Spanish, casitas are particularly popular throughout the Southern states, including Texas. Unless you’re familiar with them, though, you might be wondering what exactly a casita is and how it can benefit you and your family’s lives. Overview of Casita Also known as an in-law suite or in-law apartment, a casita...

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Energy Efficient Homes
Sep25

Energy Efficient Homes

From the beginning of the green-building trend, Double R Builders has strived to build the most energy efficient, environmentally friendly homes within the budget constraints for the project. George thoroughly researches products that they and their customers consider putting in the homes they build. When meeting with a new client in the beginning design stage, George and Gretchen review with them all energy-saving products available....

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6 Modern Kitchen Features Every Home Should Have
Aug17

6 Modern Kitchen Features Every Home Should Have

The kitchen is often touted as being the most important room in the home. To take full advantage of this area, however, you should design it with a few basic features. While no two homeowners have the exact same needs, here are six features that all kitchens should have. #1) Lighting The right lighting is an essential element to an attractive, modern kitchen. It will illuminate the surrounding area so that you and your family can...

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Gourmet Kitchen
Dec10

Gourmet Kitchen

Gourmet Kitchen and More Instead of moving from the neighborhood and school district our client liked, they decided to give their home a re-do. To accomplish this make-over, we made the necessary exterior repairs, installed new windows, a new front door, new interior Shaker style doors, new paint, new lighting, and new flooring. And this was just the right time to get the gourmet kitchen they always wanted. The transformation included...

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Loft Conversion
Dec10

Loft Conversion

Upstairs Loft Converted to Bedroom Our client asked us to convert their upstairs open loft to a bedroom and walk-in closet for their daughter. New flooring, fresh paint, a new window, and new lighting completed the renovation. Before Photo The framing is up. Next is the electrical. Here is a picture of the new bedroom wall with drywall and paint. It features the new color of paint and the new style of trim. We replaced the windows in...

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