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.

Virtual Meetings With Stearns Design Build!

During these uncertain and challenging times, we’ve been thinking of creative + functional ways to serve you and are happy to offer a VIRTUAL conceptual design for your dream remodel now. We’d love to schedule a meeting (online, of course!) with you and answer any...

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Youth Playhouse Build 2020

Habitat for Humanity BCS hosts a two-day event for our local youth to raise money for low-income families in our community. We were grateful to join The Arkitex Studio and Lowe's in sponsoring the Youth Playhouse Build 2020....

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Outdoor Kitchens!

Spring is here in College Station and Bryan. Summer is just around the corner! Everyone already wants to spend more time enjoying the outdoors! It’s a perfect time to start planning and building your outdoor kitchen. A great outdoor kitchen is at least a couple of...

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Where is Your Happy Place?

Where is your happy place? For many of us, it is a place we go in our mind and when you shut your eyes and escape the stress + restriction of everyday life to feel completely at ease. At Stearns Design Build, we are all about happiness. Our purpose is to design and...

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Stearns Design Build: 10 Kitchen Trends for 2020

New decade, new trends! From countertops to cabinets, here is our prediction for the top 10 kitchen trends that will dominate designs in 2020! Get ready to start planning your dream kitchen. Upper cabinets are not ideal since they are hard to reach and they tend to...

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Best of Houzz 2020!

The Annual People’s Choice Award from the Houzz Community Highlights Home Remodeling and Design Professionals with Most Popular Designs and Top Ratings. Stearns Design Build of Bryan/College Station has won a “Best Of Houzz” award for Customer Service on Houzz®, the...

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What is Stearns Home-Care?

We would like to introduce Stearns Home-Care, a subsidiary of Stearns Design Build, now provides an annual subscription service that provides regular home maintenance. It includes a multitude of things such as cleaning gutters, maintaining fixtures and appliances,...

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New Year = New Home

Here we are, at the tail end of the first month in a new decade and a New Year! Every new year, so many of us make resolutions to change or adjust our habits and most importantly, vision the goals that we’d like to accomplish in this new year. But, how often do we sit...

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Sense of Place: Lighter + Brighter Homes

Your home is a special place. It should be your sanctuary, where you feel content & safe. Creating that happy space requires careful planning. It takes an understanding of how a home’s design affects our emotional state and how to maximize the...

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