GARRELL ASSOCIATES MAGAZINE COVERS PART 2

The 1st magazine cover in this blog features the Hot Springs Cottage, plan number 11063 consisting of 2,184 s.f. This rustic mountain style house plan is highlighted with a luxurious master suite that accesses a covered porch and a spacious deck providing ideal spaces for outdoor entertaining. An optional 2nd floor and terrace level is […]

Energy Efficient Timeless Designs that say ” This is home”

Build a beautiful and energy efficient Garrell Associates,Inc. design and begin by being rewarded with years of enjoyment with your family and friends while keeping more of your hard earned money in your pocket. Beginning in 2011 all new homes must have an energy certification, a blower door test and a duct leakage test to […]

TIPS FOR PHOTOGRAPHING HOUSES

Be familiar with your camera first of all and understand it’s limitations. Start with a wide angle lense and set the camera to 1600 x 1200 pixels. Higher resolution photos will allow you to manipulate/ enlarge their size and reduce pixelation. Before photographing exteriors, make sure your lawn is free of clutter including objects in […]

PROGRESS PHOTOS OF THE NANTAHALA # 08085 HOUSE PLAN

A Garrell Associates, Inc. client in South Carolina has been gracious enough to provide us with photos highlighting  the construction process of The Nantahala # 08085 house plan. The attached photos include the rear deck with fireplace installed, Lodge Room, barrel vaulted master bath and the rear elevation. Check our website for additional photos tracking […]

LEED Certified Home – Stage 2 – “Picking the Perfect Site and Builder”

Please see below the continued blog from our clients constructing the LEED Certified Home. She writes –   Site selection was key. We walked around and around the hundred acres, looking for the perfect place. At night, we would drive to the farm and sit outside – listening, looking, feeling….feeling not just the breeze, but […]

ACCENT TRUSS- A LEADER IN TIMBER COMPONENTS

A leader in timber components, Accent truss provides the builder and homeowner with high quality products, expertise in the building process, personal service and quick lead times. If you are building your dream home designed by Garrell Associates,Inc. please be sure to contact Accent Truss for the ultimate in timber products and customer service. Give […]

HAND PAINTED TILE AMERICAN FLAG CREATED BY KATHLEEN OF KATHLEEN’S GALLERY

Kathleen of Kathleen’s Gallery was commissioned to create a tile 3’x 5’ American flag to complement the entry tower of the newly constructed Polk County Republican Headquarters in Columbus, North Carolina. The challenge of creating an American flag, Kathleen stated was the layout on the tile and coursing out the stars and stripes. The hand […]