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Sheds, Shades & Spring: Home Renovation Tips

Funny how the shortest month of the year can feel extra long, thanks to Mother Nature getting playful. 
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Tags: home renovation tips, design build

A Sunroom Renovation That WOWs

Not all sunrooms are created equal. Sure, they all have the "sun" part in common, but it's important to remember that you can make this space uniquely your own.

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Tags: design build, custom home construction

Home Renovation Tips: Understanding Solar Energy

At Hebert Design/Build, we're proud to be green builders, and we love working with people who think green. 

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Tags: green builders, home renovation tips, design build

New Home Renovation Tips: When Should You Move In?

Congrats! You just bought a new home, one you're excited to renovate and make your own. Here's a question: when should you move in? Should you renovate first…or wait?

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Tags: home improvement, design build, Remodeling RI

3 Hot Trends in Home Renovation for 2016

We hope your 2016 is off to a great start and that you got through the storm just fine. (Of course, if your home ever suffers any damage, be sure to keep our insurance restoration services in mind.)
 
To kick off the new year, we're sharing three hot trends in home renovation. Let's get to it...
 
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Tags: design build, Remodeling RI

The Best of 2015 from Hebert Design/Build

Before we ring in 2016, it's important to reflect on the last 12 months. To that end, we've created our "best of 2015" list below...at least, in regards to what's been viewed the most on our website.

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Tags: design build, Remodeling RI

Working with Design/Build & Construction Companies in RI

Recently, a prospective client asked us so me good questions about building custom homes in Rhode Island.  As th e saying goes, if one person has these questions, it's probable many other people do as well. We believe educated consumers make better consumers. To that end, check out the following Q&A.
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Tags: design build, custom home construction

Another Day, Another Gorgeous Bathroom Renovation

The owners wanted to update their dark, cramped master bath, which had a very small shower and a large whirlpool tub they rarely used. In addition, they wanted a large shower, more storage, more light, and a more open feel.

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Tags: bathroom designs, design build

Home Office Ideas & Home Office Renovation Pics

It's hard to believe we're halfway through the summer. Before you know it, the lazy, hazy days will be over and everyone will be heading back to work, school, and regular schedules.

Of course, that's assuming there's such a thing as a "regular schedule" anymore. Considering the 24/7, hyper-connected world in which we live, the days of 9 to 5 are long over. More and more people work nights and weekends, on the go and from home...at least part of the time.

This is why having an at-home work space that's conducive to actual work is so important. Below you'll find some tips for creating that space along with a recent home office renovation we worked on.

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Tags: home improvement, design build

Hebert Design/Build & Houzz

We're thrilled to announce that Hebert Design/Build has been awarded "Best of Houzz 2015" in the design category. More than 25 million monthly unique users from the Houzz community weighed in and selected us from the 500,000+ active home building, remodeling, and design industry professionals.

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Tags: home improvement, home renovation tips, design build