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Mastering The Design Journey

How To Get The Beauty And Function You Need From Your New Space! Are you unsure how to go about designing and figuring out your …

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Why Crossroads Construction?

Craftsmanship. Innovation. Excellence. A Professional Building Company At minimum, we are members of the Association of Professional Builders (APB) and Journal of Light Construction (JLC). …

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How To Know You’re Getting Value From Your Builder

Do you long to know who to trust? Have you heard of or even been the recipient of a sticker shock, surprise cost, or shady …

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Working backwards

Perhaps you have heard the idea that says “start with who or what you want to be” or “choose your destination as your starting point”. …

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Pick your 2

Most people understand the relationship of these 3 aspects of any service (or retail) based companies, but they are still worth mentioning because of their …

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What are the advantages of using engineered lumber vs dimensional lumber?

What are the advantages of using engineered lumber vs solid lumber? Is dimensional lumber becoming a thing of the past? Opinions vary, but statistics show …

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Have you thought about floor transitions?

Did you know? CBC (California Building Code) 1008.1.6 states that thresholds for “other” (than exterior) doors cannot exceed .5”. Now, clearly, we don’t live or …

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Proper caulking

How to properly run a sealant bead

Does it matter how a caulk/sealant bead looks? Does it matter how well a welder can lay down a weld bead? Does it matter how …

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Registered Architect vs Design/Build

Are you looking to build a dream home or space? Not sure where to start? Most people intuitively know that there is much planning needed …

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Hard and soft needs.

There are a few terms that circulate in the marketing community when it comes to serving others. One of them is “hard versus soft needs”. …

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Are extra features worth it?

While we all like deals that make us feel like we “got a steal”, the reality is that value and cost are directly proportionate to …

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Choosing the best contractor

Choosing the right contractor made easy! (Part 2)

4. Past clients. Nothing in the world of marketing is as effective as a good referral or testimony. Does your contractor have a history of …

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Choosing the best contractor

Choosing the right contractor made easy! (Part 1)

How do you choose the right contractor for your project needs? According to the Consumer Federation of America and the NACAA, contracting is the top …

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Scope Gap?

Some may be familiar with this term. Many may not. What exactly is scope gap? No, it is not the gap between your 270 rifle …

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Do I need a Turn-key build experience? (part 2)

In the first part, we talked about being value-driven, all-inclusive, and comprehensive on the front end to ensure an efficient and effective build process. We …

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Follow the water

Its very common to hear the term “follow the money” when it comes to who funds and controls what, and if you want to shut …

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Zip system vs Tyvek

Is your Contractor still using Tyvek?

What about those Christmas colors on a house anyway? Is it just to look cool or trendy on a house during the framing stage? The …

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Do I need a Turnkey build experience?

We live in an incredible age of individualism and info at our fingertips. And because of this, we have more DIY’ers and entrepreneur startups than …

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Why you need orange in your shower!

Did you know? Tile is not waterproof, or more correctly stated, the grout between traditional tile is not waterproof. And the tile we’re referring to …

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Design Intent

Are you intentional about life? As a father of 4 boys, sometimes the pressures of life can feel overwhelming. As someone has said, if you …

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