The Super Kitchen

April 4, 2017 | Newsletter

Building Success 101 Q: What is contemporary design?   A: A contemporary kitchen is characterized by cabinets with simple lines (that is, without ornate moldings) and by metallic hardware finishes. This design style also puts high value on natural light and views to the outside, which means lots of window area. Explanations for this style’s […]

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Estimating Time

March 7, 2017 | Newsletter

Building Success 101 Q: Can I buy my own fixtures? A: In most cases, Steve and Bart feel it is not in our homeowners’ best interest for a number of reasons.  When plumbing fixtures are purchased by our plumbers there are many advantages:  (1) Our plumbers receive and forward discounted pricing as a consequence of […]

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Even in Vegas Building is Not a Game of Poker

February 7, 2017 | Newsletter

Building Success 101 Q: Who ensures a quality job?   A: Merlin Contracting built our reputation on the quality of our homes.  So for Merlin, the answer is everyone in our company is responsible for and ensures the quality of each job.  Merlin marries a Project Manager to each job even before the plans are […]

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Helping You Breathe Easier

January 10, 2017 | Newsletter

Building Success 101 Q: Where do radiant floors make sense? A: A radiant floor heats a room by circulating hot water through flexible tubing embedded in a concrete slab or subfloor. It’s often used as supplemental heat in a finished basement or in a bath with a tile floor. While some people prefer the gentle […]

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