6 Design Trends to Skip in 2017

Decorating homes in the New Year is going to be about the three F’s: finesse, flair and fashion. Whether you’re planning on hiring an interior expert or not, the goal is to finesse each room with a signature flair that transforms your pieces into timeless, yet fashionable items. Despite the efforts of keeping your decorative pieces timeless and fashionable, you…

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“Greenery”- The Pantone Color of The Year

Since 2000, Pantone has chosen a color each year that reflects the culture and the current climate. This year, Pantone chose “Greenery” as their color of the year to help signify the tone of trends to come later this year. As reported by Pantone, “Greenery” signifies a fresh new year, healthier food resolutions and growing vegetarian trends, as well as…

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Are You Devaluing Your Home? Don’t Make These Mistakes.

Florals in the foyer for spring is a personal favorite, but when the seasons fade you should expect potential buyers to pass on your property.  When it comes to the value of your home, there are a ton of things that are factored in when deciding the worth of the house. There are particular parameters that are out of your…

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Are You Ready For A Killer Kitchen?

In most recent years, the kitchen has become the heart of the home. The kitchen remodel usually guarantees an average 80% return on your investment; it’s a cost-effective room remodel and there’s always a trend to rely on. Whether you’re thinking of putting your house on the market or not, a full or partial kitchen remodel can aid you in…

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Can You Build in The Winter?

When people think about building homes, they typically picture construction in the Summer. We hear all the time, “you must be really slow in the winter, what do you do during the winter months?” This is a HUGE misconception! Building and remodeling is NOT a seasonal thing. The beautiful thing about St. Louis winter is that they are typically pretty…

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RIGGS Company “Laying Tracks” at Kirkwood Public Library’s Children’s Room

We love Kirkwood and think it’s a pretty wonderful place to live, work and visit. We are proud to be a part of this community and were thrilled with the opportunity to work with the Kirkwood Public Library RR. In September, the Kirkwood Public Library announced the receipt of $733,000 in directed donations from donors to renovate the Children’s Library,…

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How To Incorporate Home Tech Into Your Historic Home

Part of the enjoyment of owning a historic home is its charm, history and original beauty. But living in an older home doesn’t mean that you can’t satisfy your technology needs! There are ways to integrate home technology into your home without taking away from its historic charm. Smart Televisions The simplest, and most obvious, addition to a historic home…

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Open vs. Closed Office Concept

When planning your business, there are a lot of things to consider and options to weigh. Who to hire, where to plant your roots and how to set up the office are just a few of those thoughts. When planning the layout of your office, do you want an open or closed concept? There are pros and cons for each…

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How a Contractors Experience Will Make a Difference in Your Confidence

Transforming your home into the space you’ve always dreamed of is exciting, and something that requires a great deal of planning. Having a good plan, transparent communication and setting realistic goals and expectations is a big step in ensuring a smooth and successful renovation project.  That’s where an experienced contractor can help.  We can help you can plan ahead for…

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Riggs Construction is Hiring a Production Manager/Field Superintendent

We are looking to grow our “family”! Residential Design Build and Carpentry Subcontract firm in need of PRODUCTION MANAGER/FIELD SUPERINTENDENT At Riggs, we are all about longevity. People stay a part of our family for the long haul. We have people on staff who started their careers here.  Sons of Fathers who worked for my grandfather. Family business is immersed in…

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