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If you build it, they’ll stay; boomers remodel their homes

Zach Tyson estimates that 30 to 40 percent of his revenue is now coming from boomer renovations, up from 15 to 20 percent five years ago. Most of the projects come from homeowners who are healthy and mobile now, but want to be prepared if illness or injury hits. Besides making bathrooms safer, [...]

2017-08-02T12:15:33-05:00August 2nd, 2017|News|

Bath Crashers makeover in a Lakeview bungalow

By Susan Langenhennig, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune on May 07, 2015 at 11:21 AM, updated May 07, 2015 at 11:33 AM Bath Crashers, the cable home-improvement show that transforms ho-hum water closets into deluxe bathing suites, recently worked its makeover magic on a Lakeview bungalow in New Orleans. Host Matt Muenster, a [...]

2017-08-02T11:45:00-05:00August 2nd, 2017|News|

American-Made Lighting Essential to Modern Farmhouse

American-Made Lighting Essential to Modern Farmhouse For second-generation builder Zachary Tyson, building new homes in Jefferson Parish, a bedroom community west of New Orleans, is a family affair marked by pride in materials and craftsmanship. “My mother started building more than 23 years ago,” he says. “My father and I, along with my [...]

2017-08-02T09:58:44-05:00August 2nd, 2017|News|

A new home in Old Jefferson sneaks eco-friendly features into a cottage design

By Christy Lorio christy_lorio@nola.com, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Zachary and Kristina Tyson's Old Jefferson home is a model of eco-conscious design, but most of its green features wouldn't stand out to a visitor. And that's the point. "People often think a green house just means that you have solar panels...but there are different ways to [...]

2017-08-02T09:30:29-05:00August 1st, 2017|News|