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STEARNS DESIGN BUILD

Our blog featuring all things home remodeling, design and build with wide-flung interpretation. Here we cover design concepts for kitchens, bathrooms, and home additions. We also cover green building, building science and building materials. In the wider-flung reaches we cover urban design, the psychology of happiness and celebrations of those things. We are also happy to take and answer your questions.

Stearns Storage Guide

Storage can be tricky when designing a home and if it isn't done correctly, you’ll end up with tons of wasted and unused space. It can pose an especially large challenge when you’re limited by small spaces.      One of our goals as a company is to take our client’s...

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Virtual Seminar: Aging in Place

Stearns Home-Care, MatureWell Lifestyle Club, & CHI St Joseph Health WellFIT Program are hosting a free virtual seminar on September 23rd, 2020, at 1:00 PM.   Aging in Place, also known as seniors staying in their home longer, has been recognized as a significant...

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The Importance of Home Maintenance During Covid-19

2020 in America. As you know, we’re living in unprecedented times that are wildly and certainly unpredictable. The unforeseen COVID-19 pandemic has drastically affected the lives of everyone here in the United States and around the world, while forcibly changing the...

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Should We Stay Or Should We Go?

Many people ask us, “Should we remodel our home or should we move?”   Our answer is always, “Well, that depends.” There is no doubt that home remodeling is a larger out-of-pocket expense than buying an existing home that doesn’t need remodeling or even building new. ...

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Contemporary + Modern Home Renovation: Part 3

Lastly, as we move from the kitchen in Part 2 to the master bathroom, we stayed with the same contemporary modern vibe from the rest of the home. In the master bathroom, his and her sink vanities were nestled in opposite corners, separated by a large charcoal garden...

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Contemporary + Modern Home Renovation: Part 2

Moving on to Phase 2 of this home remodel, we journey into the transformed kitchen. As we saw in Phase 1, this 90’s home had slightly aged, honey-tone wood cabinets with black + charcoal granite counters and gray tile backsplashes. As we moved from the den to the...

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Contemporary + Modern Renovation: Part 1

We recently finished a full home renovation in College Station, Texas.  We’ve divided this renovation into a three-part blog series to guide you through each element of this redesign. Our end goal was to effortlessly tie together each space of this home and now, we’re...

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Working From Home: Redesign Your Space

So many of us are newly working from home and will be for the foreseeable future. We have some top tips for creating a designated + desirable workspace in your home. Creating this new space in your home will not only help you stay in the right frame of mind but will...

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COVID-19 & Aging In Place

We are just beginning to see the negative effect of COVID-19 in nursing homes all around the country. For now and for the foreseeable future, things don’t look too good for older folks; they are dying from COVID-19 at significantly higher rates than younger...

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