VICTORIAN STYLE HOUSES – QUEEN ANNE

VICTORIAN STYLE HOUSES – QUEEN ANNE     The Victorian era of Queen Anne home designs span from around 1880 – 1910. Popularized in England during the late 1800’s these elaborate and beautiful homes are never boring in appearance. Roof styles are steep with irregular shapes. A gable is usually dominant on the front elevation […]

COMPLIMENTS FOR GARRELL ASSOCIATES FROM POLK COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY CHAIR

As chair of the Polk County NC Republican Party, I can not tell you how devastating it was to have our building collapse in 2009 just prior to Christmas. We are only 1 of 4-5 counties in our State to own our building. Michael Garrell was contacted to design our new building. Our membership voted […]

STORAGE SHED CONSIDERATIONS

Choosing the right storage shed should start with determining the style, size, intended purpose and your budget. Ascertain what items you will need to store and organize the interior to maximize storage space while allowing easy access to items. In a small storage area things can easily be missplaced causing lost time and frustration searching […]

BRICK ELEVATION – AMICALOLA COTTAGE

The photos and attached video of The Amicalola Cottage, house plan # 05168 show this magnificent home constructed with a brick elevation. To view additional photos click on the video link included in this blog. Many versions and square footages of this house plan are available from Garrell Associates, Inc. Feel free to contact our […]

JUST RELEASED – THE MILL SPRING COTTAGE HOUSE PLAN

Garrell Associates has just released a new house plan, The Mill Spring Cottage, this mountain/craftsman style house plan, a derivative of our “award winning” Tranquility plan is comprised of 1,729 s.f. with a 2nd floor option of 392 additional s.f. This charming cottage features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, a spacious lodge room and optional covered […]

YOUR REFRIGERATOR & IT’S EFFICIENCY

Your refrigerator is one of the top users of energy in your home. If you have an older model you can make it more efficient and save $$$$ by following some simple suggestions: __ Keep lids on all liquids and foods, if not covered they will release moisture causing the                      compressor to labor using more […]