Trend Watch: Bathroom Trends for 2017

What’s the first room in your home you visit when you wake up in the morning? If you’re like most, you probably answered the bathroom. Yet while you may see the bathroom as just a place you visit throughout the day, it’s much more than that! It’s a laboratory for bold designs, offering trends that are big on personality and…

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Kirkwood Public Library Children’s Room, Now Open!

After months of meetings, plans, construction and excitement, the Kirkwood Public Library Children’s Room is now open! Sometimes we have those projects that just invigorate us and get us pumped, and this is one of them. Throughout the remodel, we were antsy with anticipation, and knew this was going to be one of the coolest projects we have ever worked…

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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 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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Riggs Construction- It’s All About Longevity

In 1959, Bill and Helen Riggs set out to create a construction company that would provide the best carpentry and the finest craftsmen in St. Louis. That dream became a reality with Riggs Construction. Bill and Helen’s son, Tom, and their daughter Pam grew up in the business, and in 1981 they took over the company. Today, Tom’s children Amie…

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Carr Lane Manufacturing Remodels St. Louis Headquarters, Part 1

Carr Lane Manufacturing is known as a world leader for standard tooling components used by virtually every industry around the globe. They provide a selective distributor network that is made up of the very best industrial distributors in the US and around the world. If you’re looking for personalized service, product expertise and excellent customer support and problem solving, look…

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Are The Holidays Making You Rethink Your Home?

Preparing for the holidays can be nerve-racking. You might have relatives coming from out of town staying with you, hosting a dinner party or having friends over for a gift exchange. That can be not only stressful, but can also be an eye opener to some changes you might want to make to your house. Wouldn’t it be great to…

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