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Family Room Addition in Seaford, Virginia

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Excerpt: These are pictures of a Family Room Addition in Seaford, Virginia that we just completed for a great couple! The Whites needed more room for the growing family when the grandkids would come and visit. They had an existing deck that they never used so they asked us to remove the deck and build a room addition where it used to be. They had a beautiful backyard and still wanted to be able to enjoy it. To accomplish this we used large picture and double hung windows to give a full view of the trees in the backyard. The part of…

Basement Remodel Project in Stonehouse, Toano – near Williamsburg – Virginia

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Excerpt: “Not many people know where Toano Virginia is, so we just say Near Williamsburg,” the locals tell us.  Stonehouse is a prestigious community, well known for it’s golf course and beautiful homes. Our clients in Stonehouse, Toano Virginia asked us to make their dream of a finished basement come true.  They had some great ideas about what they wanted and also some sound performance goals for this area of their home.   They were interested in a having a stone wall in the sitting area and sound proofing installed as part of the design as they felt that the neighbors across…

New Roof, Siding, Windows and Trim = Different Home at Same Address in Hampton!

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Excerpt: Everyone loves “Before & After” pictures, but seldom are some as dramatic as the transformation that we witnessed in Hampton on Missionary Ridge.  Our clients loved their neighborhood and their home that they had raised their family in, but knew that it was long overdue for some updating.  So, rather than move to a new home in a different neighborhood and leave so many wonderful memories behind, they contracted Jim Hicks Home Improvement to replace the roof, the windows, the siding, rebuild an built-in entertainment center for a new TV, replace skylights,  replace garage doors, replace entry doors and porch…

Window Seat with Bookcase

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Excerpt: This picture was extremely popular on our Facebook page.  It’s not our work and we don’t know whose picture it is, but is a beautiful shot of the type of work that we have done in homes in Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Yorktown and Williamsburg. We can actually use an existing window and wall to build the window seat and the bookcases around.   It adds a beautiful accent piece to a den or master bedroom.  Some of the comments people left on our Facebook Page regarding the picture were: “That is beautiful….” “Yes, except longer so you can put your feet up…” “YES COME BUILD ME…

What’s the difference between types of wood flooring?

Many of our clients get a little confused by the differences between: 1. Solid Hardwood Flooring 2. Engineered Hardwood Flooring 3. Laminate Flooring   I thought this video by Mr. Atlanta Flooring did a great job explaining the differences

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Jenny Wants Nothing In Her Island

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Excerpt: I love the contrast between the white cabinets and the accent piece/focal point that is the island with the dark wood By: Jenny Hicks I love kitchens!  I love looking at all the different styles and layouts and colors and configurations! It surprises me how my tastes constantly change about them as well.  I spend a lot of time in the kitchen throughout my day and functionality and light are always very important to me. Jim asked me to start these daily mini blogs on my favorite pictures that he posts on the Jim Hicks Home Improvement Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/JimHicksHomePro. …

15 Wonderfully Made Vintage Kitchen Designs – Home Design Lover

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When you try to look up vintage in the internet, it would usually connect you to links with grapes or wine making in it – because vintage is typically know

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The Psychology of Color: A Color Guide For Designers

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Colors is an essential factor to the world of graphic design. Not only that it brings in depth and emphasis to a design but it also gives a feel and the mood of a design.

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