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September 19, 2019

A preconstruction process that convinces potential clients to pay for estimating is less about contract language and more about beginning a relationship

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September 17, 2019

Following his interests led The Construction Zone's Andy Byrnes to make his mark on the Arizona desert with projects others might avoid

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September 16, 2019

Building a wine room out of Napa vineyard oak barrels. Now why didn't someone else think of that? 

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September 13, 2019

Finding the right building site with no issues can be trick; that's where scrubbing the lot could help

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Natural wood planks interspersed with darkly stained spacers generate a substantial rainscreen and an elegant finish on the façade (Photos: Bruce Damonte).

September 12, 2019

Fitting a new construction into a 25-foot wide lot

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 Despite the sizeable lot, two large trees made siting the house challenging. One of the trees screens the master bath windows (Photos: Bab Narod and Maxine Schnitzer).

September 11, 2019

Fitting in differently on a large, shady lot

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The kitchen’s large fixed window faces the neighbor’s brick exterior. Cabinets extend slightly beyond the window frame to make the swath of brick seem like a piece of art above the sink (Photos: Mike Schwartz Photography).

September 05, 2019

Executing a successful custom home on an infrill lot requires that you build good relationship and a thoughtful structure

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The entrance to the home stands out from the slate shingles, called out by Cor-TEN panels and a mahogany soffit overhead. / Photos: Jennifer Hughes Photography & Adam Rouse Photography 

August 13, 2019

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