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Custom Walk In Closet Ideas: The Ultimate Luxury Home Addition

Which room in your home do you spend time in every day but often overlook? Your master closet. And today’s homeowners are looking for ways to enhance the level of luxury and organization by building a luxury custom walk in closet in their new homes or upgrading their standard closets with custom closets that offer…

All the Finishing Touches

Enjoy this continuing series as we follow Jonna and Doug through the design and build of their family’s new Kenilworth home. In this episode, Jonna and Lisa Pickell share their thoughts as the heart of the home takes shape. “I’m so excited about the kitchen,” responds Jonna, when asked how things are going with her…

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Building an Energy-Efficient Luxury Home: What Homeowners Need to Know

If you’re interested in going green when it comes to building your new luxury home, you’re in good company; research shows that 61% of consumers are interested in sustainability and environmentally-friendly home features. But what are the real benefits of creating an energy-efficient house, what role does insulation play in energy-efficiency and what other elements…

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Suddenly, It All Makes Sense

Enjoy this continuing series as we follow Jonna and Doug through the design and build of their family’s new Kenilworth home. In this episode, Jonna and Lisa Pickell talk about the transformation that takes place when drywall goes up.    The built-ins under the fireplace are being installed “Once the house is drywalled, people experience…

Working Through the Details

Enjoy this continuing series as we follow Jonna and Doug through the design and build of their family’s new Kenilworth home. In this episode, Jonna shares her thoughts on making countless selections for the family’s custom home.   Doug meets with the stair contractor and Pickell architectural associate Mike Piskule from our team. Emtek interior…

Decisions. Decisions.

Enjoy this continuing series as we follow Jonna and Doug through the design and build of their family’s new Kenilworth home. In this episode, the couple shares their experience choosing a long list of exterior and interior products and finishes. In our last post, we talked about the Ins and Outs process, in which clients…