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, home additions as well as whole house. 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.

Honoring Black History Month: Maggie L. Walker

With the removal of statues honoring the war of southern treason, some worry about the loss of southern heritage. This as an opportunity to reclaim the heritage of courage and overcoming, a heritage that stands in contrast to that of division and oppression. In the...

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Gratitude Journaling and Meditation

So many yowl at the despair of a political system devoid of compassion and an earth that is shedding biodiversity, losing the breath of clean air, and becoming a crematorium. They blame with an anguish that contorts their tone and an anger that blinds. They hate the...

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Speaking to Your Home

I have always advised those who seek to build a home to camp on the land at least once, and through the course of a year if possible, before embarking on design. “let the land speak to you,” I advise. And the same is true of those who have bought a home and want to...

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Nature’s Free Energy Audit on a Frosty Morning

You can learn a lot about the building science on a frosty morning drive.  The next time you are driving down a residential street on a frost morning, notice the roofs. Are they all glittery or is the frost patchy or all together absent in some places? The patterns of...

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Some Reasons For Us to Remodel For You

Because your home is your family’s sanctuary, finding the right remodeler is almost as important as finding the right family doctor. We might be the right company to provide care for your home. Here are five key reasons why our clients have chosen us.   Project...

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5 Tips for Planning Your Kitchen Remodel Budget

Creating a plan for a kitchen remodel can be stressful and overwhelming. Aside from figuring out exactly how you want your space to look, working around a budget, you must also make a lot of selections to create your masterpiece. For a lot of people, this is a...

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Can a Home Addition Increase the Value of My Home?

For many homeowners, it’s practically second nature to think about the value home additions can bring to their property. Whether it’s in the form personal value or marketability, knowing just how much you’ll get back can help ease the anxiety that comes...

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Kitchen Remodeling Tips: Choosing the Right Sink

Most kitchen work involves the use of sinks; from prepping to the last washed pot. Sinks add to the aesthetic appeal of your kitchen and, of course, are functional. So, for your kitchen remodeling plans make sure to find a sink that fulfills both practical and...

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