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Tips For Designing Your Dream Kitchen

Tips For Designing Your Dream Kitchen

Whether you prefer classic, modern or something else, here are some tips for designing your dream kitchen. First, you’ll want to decide on the shape of the kitchen. Do you want a kitchen island or a L- or U-shape? Think about the important fridge - sink - stove...

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Ways to Use a Bonus Room

Ways to Use a Bonus Room

Having a bonus room is great, but sometimes it can be hard to figure out what to do with it. Some bonus rooms have awkward walls or limited privacy that make it difficult to turn into a guest room. Here are some ideas for ways to use a bonus room. Home theater: Create...

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2022 Home Design Trends

2022 Home Design Trends

The past year and a half had many of us spending more time at home. Because of this, many of the 2022 home trends we are seeing are focused on things like home offices, multipurpose rooms, and better utilizing outdoor living spaces. Whether you are looking to do a...

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Celebrating National Boss’s Day!

Celebrating National Boss’s Day!

This week are celebrating National Boss's Day (officially October 16, 2021)!  Here at Vertical | Design+Build we are very fortunate to have a leader like Grant Castilow. Here are some kind words from our team!  From David, Vice President: "Seems to me, one of the many...

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Home Safety Around the Holidays

Home Safety Around the Holidays

The holidays are a wonderful time of year to get together with friends and family. This is a time for decorating, entertaining, and enjoying everything the holiday season has to offer! Unfortunately, this is also a time for increased risk for fires and burglaries. No...

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10 Popular Architectural Styles in Florida

10 Popular Architectural Styles in Florida

When you’re building a custom home in southwest Florida, you may be thinking of a coastal vacation home or maybe a modern home with big picture windows to take in the views. Or maybe you have no idea what you’d like your dream home to look like, and that’s okay! Here...

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Questions to Ask Your Home Builder

Questions to Ask Your Home Builder

After you’ve narrowed down your list of potential home builders, it’s important to meet with them, get to know them, and ask them a lot of questions. This is a big investment on your part, and you want to make sure you are selecting the right person to work with....

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Smart Home Technology Trends for Homeowners

Smart Home Technology Trends for Homeowners

Having a smart home used to be something we’d see on TV shows and in movies. Now smart home technology is becoming the norm. From TVs to appliances to even your door locks, this tech can make things simpler, more efficient, and more convenient for the homeowner. If...

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How to Select a Home Builder

How to Select a Home Builder

You’ve made the decision to build a new custom home, you’ve purchased your lot or you are looking for your lot, and now you need a builder, or do you? You are excited but not sure what the next step is!  You can search for an Architect and then a Custom Home Builder...

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Tips for Building an Eco-Friendly Home

Tips for Building an Eco-Friendly Home

There are many reasons for wanting to go green when building a home -- whether it’s to save the planet, save some green, or a little bit of both -- Vertical Design + Build is here to help.  It is our opinion that “going green” is about superior building practices...

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I Want to Build a Custom Home. Now What?

I Want to Build a Custom Home. Now What?

Thinking about building your dream home is an exciting endeavor. Where do you want to live? Proximity to your workplace, shopping, restaurants and your lifestyle activities is important, but the views… The Downtown skyline, a golf course, a nature preserve, the Bay,...

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What is Design + Build?

What is Design + Build?

'Design Build' is a term used in the construction industry to describe the process where the homeowner contracts with a single-source responsible to manage the architectural, interior design, engineering and construction of the new home or renovation project. In the...

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