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What is a Casita and Why Would I Build One?

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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 is a separate living area that’s detached from the main home. Some are constructed in front of the home,...

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Energy Efficient Homes

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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. They are also mindful of the return on investment of each product. Their experience shows that building green...

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6 Modern Kitchen Features Every Home Should Have

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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 better use this space, and it will set a relaxing atmospheric mood. Rather than using a generic overhead fixture,...

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