HBA Parade of Homes

The time is approaching for the HBA Parade of Homes. This year we are featuring our Silo Project, be sure to check it out. Go to www.HBAParadeHomes.com to see more info and a link to download the Parade Craze app to your phone.

Got a Disastrously Messy Area? Try Triage

For those of us who are Not Naturally Organized, running a household can be overwhelming. “I don’t even know where to begin” is a common lament. We look at our Naturally Organized family members and friends and wonder how they do it. How do they stay on top of everything? The short (and terrible) answer…


So You Want to Build

Whether building new or renovating an existing structure, creating a new home is a journey of discovering who you are, what you want, how you want to live and where you want to be. It’s a chance for you to define your relationship to the world, to your family and to yourself. Creating a home…


Learning the Lingo of Construction Costs

Thinking about building? Check out this article on Houzz.com about some of the lingo when looking at Construction Costs. The car anology they use below is a great reminder when you are dealing with ‘cost per square foot’, “…a Honda, BMW and Porsche might be the same size and weigh about the same, but they…


Monticello Homes project features on Houzz.com

10 Hats Your General Contractor Wears

Green Building Task Force

Jason has been asked to serve as a on the City of Springfield’s newly formed Green Building Task Force.   The charge of this task force is to investigate and evaluate the latest green building policies, procedures, and ordinances, and to recommend their application to regional development.

417 Design Award – Bathroom Remodel

Jason was awarded the 417 Design Award for full bathroom remodel in 2012.  The bathroom featured a barrel vault hallway, towel warmer, shoe closet, claw foot tub, large walk in shower with rain shower head and a custom ipe bench.  Check out the summer issue of 417 Home for all the details.

Extreme Makeover Home Edition: Joplin, MO

On May 22, 2011, an EF5 tornado blew through the center of Joplin, MO killing approximately 160 people and destroying nearly 8,000 homes. In October, ABC’s Extreme Makeover came to town to begin its biggest build ever, 7 homes in 7 days for 7 families. To accomplish this, a team of local builders was assembled…