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This family of five had outgrown the functionality of their 1955 main floor kitchen & bathroom as well as the funky and lackluster basement and decided it was well past time to optimize those spaces. Designed by Lucy Johnson & remodeled by Mighty House, they found the sweet spot of beauty, function, and healthy solutions.
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Lighting Your House for a Happy Planet and a Healthy Home
We regard lighting to be a crucial component of any sustainable building, which includes everything from the health of the inhabitants that live in it to the amount of energy it consumes.
State of the Industry: Two Years Later
It’s crazy to think that we are coming up on the two-year anniversary of the pandemic pivot. We have been very fortunate that the construction industry has managed to move forward during and in the wake of statewide ebbs and flows. Although, we have not gone without our struggles — we continue to face labor shortages, concrete worker strike impacts, and intensive supply chain issues.
When It Comes To The Smallest Details – Size Does Matter
Finish work is often about the smallest of details, and it takes the right carpenter with an extensive line of experience to execute it precisely. No matter how beautifully designed, this high level of detail work is the first thing that will catch any visitor’s eye when they walk into a room.
Rethinking The Details Of That Cozy Retreat
Who doesn’t love the idea of a cozy warm fireplace in their home? Although we recognize that most of the appeal is in the ambience itself, we usually try to steer our clients away from installing wood-burning units. If the ultimate goal is to create a cozy fireplace ambiance, we recommend an electric or white (light) gas option.
Using Salvaged Materials To Create A Unique Charm
And, lessening the impact on the environment and your wallet! Salvaged or reclaimed materials are building materials that have been recycled specifically for reuse. Some people conjure up images of dumpster diving - and while they could be from dumpsters (Doug has...
Battling Those Lingering Fall Odors
Whether it is your stinky child or a wet dog, fall is the season of stink. As the weather turns colder and wetter we also have less opportunity to open our doors and windows or to air out stink before bringing it in. We recently learned about seemingly simple, healthy, and effective options for battling those lingering odors.
Finding the sweet spot between budget – aesthetics – and function
If you have seen or heard Laura give a presentation, you’ve heard her talk about how Mighty House is skillful at finding the sweet spot between budget – aesthetics – and function and that you do not necessarily need a radical change to make a radical shift in how you live, play, and grow in your home. However, as she says, sometimes you do!
Covered Porches and Backyard Spaces
One of the most popular home adaptations to emerge from Covid, was to better utilize outdoor space as living space — a trend, we are excited about and predict, and will not fade away any time soon. Here are examples of two recent outdoor living projects we have built over the past few years.
Summer Smoke Season is Upon Us
Clean air in the home is crucial for the health and well-being of our families. To combat smoke particles finding their way in through tiny cracks and crevices in walls and windows, and to minimize your chances of breathing viral particles and standing smoke we have come up with a few suggested approaches.