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  1. Taking Your Vision and Turning it into Reality

    January 31, 2014

    As a professional builder, we are practiced at taking a client’s concepts and ideas and transforming them into three-dimensional reality. It is a skill we have honed over decades. It is our work and our passion. For our clients, translating their vision for their new home into words can be both challenging and frustrating. Putting […]


  2. CL Design-Build Receives Houzz’s 2012 ‘Best Of Remodeling’ Award

    March 22, 2012

    First-Ever Survey & Analysis of More than 1.2 Million Members Reveals Top-Rated Professionals and Current Design Trends from Across the Country


  3. What is Your Cost per Square Foot?

    November 8, 2011

    I recently received a phone call from someone asking me the question: “What is your average cost per square foot?” I get this question often and I cringe when I hear it.

    People will ask me this question sincerely in order to compare me to another builder. I beg you; do not compare builders based on this question. The answer is more complex than the question and you will not have an accurate measure of what your home will cost.

    So what do I do when I get this question?


  4. 5 Great Remodeling Ideas

    September 21, 2010

    Although it’s starting to get colder it’s still a great time for remodeling projects. Here are my top 5 picks for Home Improvement and Remodeling Projects. These 5 ideas, in addition to the ever popular new paint will always bring value to your home as well as enjoyment to you. Does anyone else have any great fall projects ideas?


  5. NAHB: Assess Your Home’s Efficiency with an Energy Audit

    February 9, 2010

    As the year begins and winter sets in, you may be wondering how to save money on your energy bills this year. Conducting a do-it-yourself home energy audit is a fast, relatively simple way to assess how much energy your home consumes and determine what you can do to make your home more energy efficient. […]



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~ Bob and Ann Elwood

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