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21 New Era

The renovation of an 18th-century carriage house brings the past into the present.

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Set in Stone A storybook property steeped in history is painstakingly refreshed for its next chapter.

42 Star Turn

A homeowner and a builder collaborate on a year-round house as stunning as its harbor views.

50 Balm for the Soul

In a private backyard, a homeowner and her landscaper have created a special spot for birds, bees and anyone seeking solace.

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departments 12 Just In: Fresh finds for the home. 17 Newswire: The latest news and local happenings.

64 Cover Photo: Overlooking Wellfleet harbor. Builder: Cape Associates Builders; Architect: Peter McDonald; Photography by Dan Cutrona

60 Insurance Coverage: Home improvements can help you save money on homeowner’s insurance. Here’s how.

68 Homeowner’s Resource Guide: Showrooms & Shops: A list of shops and showrooms throughout Cape Cod, the Islands, the South Shore and the South Coast. 75 Homeowner’s Resource Guide: Remodeling Services: A list of credentialed remodeling professionals verified by our staff.

64 Textile Fabrication: In Fall River, Merida carries on a three-decade tradition of manufacturing high-quality rugs.

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In late August, a writer (Debra Lawless), a photographer (Betty Wiley) and I met

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in Wellfleet to be guided through a garden by its designer, Phil Cheney. You may think it’s odd to cover a garden as summer is waning, but this one is special—it’s a meditation garden. Planted on a natural sand dune, its purpose is not to regale a visitor with show-stopping blooms and brilliant swaths of color, but rather to provide a sanctuary of sorts where you can breathe deeply, clear your head and exit feeling restored, if even just a little bit. Read

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about it on page 50. This issue will make you excited that it’s fall. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, our thoughts turn to family traditions and gatherings with friends in spaces that make you feel warm and cozy. Such a place is a third generation’s house named Stonehenge, on Amrita Island in the Cape Cod village of Cataumet (page 28). The transformation of the late-1890s home—a three-year historical restoration project led by architect David MacLean—was all about returning it to the Shingle Style beauty it once was while at the same time making it livable for the 21st century. Defying the passage of

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time, the handsome stone fireplace surrounded by burnished wood walls and flooring

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beckons you to pull up a comfy chair for a good read or a lively conversation. Older still is the Barnstable Village 18th-century carriage house featured on page 21.

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Builder and residential designer Mark Hansen of the Bransen Group, Inc. and his crew gutted the interior down to the studs, taking down walls to open up rooms and removing beams to make the ceilings look higher. This is the first autumn in the house for its

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owners, and they are looking forward to hosting lots of guests and cooking up a storm.

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The third house we bring you in this issue lacked a traditional coastal Cape aspect the

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ideal partner to help her realize her renovation goals, a vision that was, as she explains,

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“coastal but year-round, easy to keep up, good for entertaining, and maximizing the outdoors…”. This house appears on our cover, and you can read about it on page 42. As always, our pages include local industry news about business start-ups and relocations, new-product introductions and helpful information like how a remodel can lower your insurance coverage (page 60). And be sure not to miss the story on page 64 about Fall River-based Merida, a local company that has been manufacturing beautiful

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STOWAWAY A new addition to the very popular Coastal Collection custom furniture line at Unfinished Business of Cape Cod is this pretty and practical storage bench, just the ticket for stashing beach towels, linens, board games or just about anything. The bench shown here is 68” wide x 18” high x 19” deep and is made of maple with the base painted white. Decorative marine life and roping are stained mahogany. To fit your needs and décor, the bench can be customized with your choice of wood species, paint color, decoration and stain. A raised border along three sides of the lift top accommodates a seat cushion. A soft-close piano hinge ensures easy open and close. Prices vary, depending on wood, size and finish. Available at Unfinished Business of Cape Cod in Dennis; 508-778-8123: unfinishedbusinessofcapecod.com.

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newswire NEW LOCATION Anyone familiar with Diesel & Lulu’s knows that owner Peri Olson has an unmistakable flair when it comes to merchandising. She recently closed her original store on Route 6A in East Sandwich in order to divide her collections and give each one its own brick-and-mortar space. You’ll find fabulous women’s clothing in an adorable cottage (450 Route 6A, East Sandwich; 774-338-5096), and a short drive away is Diesel & Lulu’s Home (2465 Meetinghouse Way, West Barnstable; 774-3385096) tucked back from the main road in what was once a seed and grain store (look for the vintage railway cars). Among the fun, accessibly priced upcycled antiques, you’re guaranteed to find something that you never knew you needed until that moment: a vintage lobster-shaped nut dish, a set of mid-century Tom Collins glasses or, Olson’s latest obsession, an old Garrison signal flag to hang on an empty wall or drape from the rafters. “Your vibe attracts your tribe,” says Olson,”so this will be the spot for someone looking for something truly unique.” She loves hunting for treasures and is known for having an exceptional drawer-pull “hardware buffet,” as she calls it, and one-of-a-kind architectural salvage mirrors. Olson’s onsite team of decorative painters, Christine Jenkins and Kerrie Eldredge of Reclaimed Life, elevate her furniture finds to statement pieces. There is a special area of the store to shop for men and another with gifts for man’s best friend and other pets. Don’t miss the Grand Opening celebration on Saturday, October 27, at 10 a.m.

NEW BUSINESS Fall is a great time to evaluate the condition of various home furnishings and accessories and to decide whether or not they’ll endure another season of warm weather, company and general wear and tear. Is your patio awning awesome or awful? And what about the outdoor furniture beneath it? Will you haul the old boat cushions out of storage come June, or are you dreaming of shipshape brand-new upholstery? Morency Upholstery and Awning (66 Route 130, Forestdale, 508-274-5882) has you covered for all of the above plus indoor furniture too. Owner Patrick Morency has eight years of experience fulfilling upholstery requests of all types, using high-quality fabrics that include Sunbrella and other stain-resistant durable brands like Tempotest, as well as leather. The off-season is a perfect time to refurbish so you’re ready to roll once summer comes around again. h o m e re m o d e l i n g m a g . c o m

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White Wood Kitchens, one of Cape Cod’s most innovative kitchen design companies, is pleased to welcome Kate Smith to the team as a designer. Kate previously served 15 years in the U.S. Coast Guard and Coast Guard Reserves while concurrently obtaining her associate degree in interior design from Florida Community College and launching her career as a kitchen designer.  At White Wood Kitchens, she will work directly with clients throughout the design process and well after installation and execution, ensuring that the finished project meets the client’s lifestyle and is done on time and within budget. “Kate’s background has equipped her with excellent team management and problem-solving skills,” says Gail O’Rourke, owner of White Wood Kitchens. “Combined with her formal training in interior design, she has proven to be a skilled kitchen designer and we are thrilled to have her as a part of our team.”  Visit: whitewoodkitchen.com

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Above: Light cottage-style décor complements the interior of a former carriage house located within a mile of the ocean. Opposite page: In pristine condition, the original native fieldstone wall was kept exactly as it was when it was built in the 1700s.

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n the town of Barnstable, less than a mile from the ocean, a former carriage house from the late 1700s still stands. Originally part of the Cobb estate, the post-and-beam structure sits surrounded by undeveloped, town-protected land, making it feel as though you’ve been transported to a more rural time in Cape Cod’s history. Converted into a home in the 1960s, the interior of the carriage house was another story, signaling a different century entirely. Knotty pine and dark woodwork popular in the mid-century showed its age. The layout was closed off and cramped and the plumbing and electrical needed updating. “It was a lot of convincing with my husband, [Mark]” says Nancy Freeman, about buying the property in 2015. The couple wanted to downsize from their Shrewsbury home, and move to the Cape, where they could host friends and family—especially their kids and grandchildren who love the area and have been visiting since they were young. The Freemans hired builder and residential designer Mark Hansen of the Bransen Group Inc., based in Centerville, to bring the interior up to modern standards while recapturing the original character and charm of the 18th-century structure. To start, Hansen with his crew gutted the interior down to the studs, keeping the original, thick fieldstone wall that runs all the way up to the second floor of the house. For a more open layout, a wall was taken down between the kitchen and dining area, and beams were removed from overhead to make the ceiling appear higher. An entryway from the dining room into the foyer was also created.

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Above: A farm-style sink, modern appliances and durable Quartz countertops were kitchen essentials for an owner who loves to cook and entertain. Opposite page top: The custom staircase designed with barn-style crossbars is a nod to the home’s original use as a carriage house. Opposite page bottom: With cross beams removed and the ceiling height raised, the loft area now makes a roomy spot for lounging.

“When you took all the stuff down, you could see how this was once a barn. You could almost see where the horses were,” says Freeman, which prompted the look of the redesigned staircase in the foyer leading up to the loft and sleeping quarters. Cable railing was meticulously strung through barn-style crossbars for a modern nod to the home’s heritage. “It was a challenge. Every single wire had to be individually placed within the cross members,” Hansen recounts. “It took days just to paint around the wires.” The loft area, which is now used as a quiet lounge space, also underwent structural changes. Overhead cross beams were removed and a triple-laminated support was installed to increase the ceiling height from seven feet to 10. Nantucket beadboard, a cottage-style paneling with a beveled edge that has a softer look than shiplap, covers the walls; for a slight design variation, the reverse side was 24

used to panel the ceiling. “I know a lot of people like to do the cottage paneling or the shiplap on both the ceiling and the walls, but it is just a nice way to break it up,” Hansen explains. The ceiling height in the adjacent master bedroom and two guest rooms was also lifted, and the captivating native stone wall in the two guest rooms was framed out and painted white. The tiny bath, also on the upper level, was one of the first areas marked for improvement when the home was purchased. The bath is now double the width. To entertain visiting friends and family, an efficient kitchen and dining area were essential. “I love to cook,” says Nancy, “and there are always people here, so I am constantly cooking.” A deep, farm-style sink and modern appliances, like the chef-grade GE Café Series gas/electric stove, were a must. A quartz peninsula with gray, Shaker-style cabinets from Cape & Island Kitchens was installed

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between the kitchen and dining areas, which serves to separate the two spaces while also providing counter space and storage cabinets on both sides. Since the home is just a 15-minute walk to the ocean, Nancy wanted light and casual cottage-style furnishings, many of which have been repurposed and refinished for a “shabby chic” look. In the living room, end tables painted a light gray with a natural wood finish top flank the sofa, and a former ice chest with a distressed finish now serves as a lamp table. But for the dining area, a “new” table was just what the space needed. “I had gone to West Barnstable Tables with a friend and fell in love with everything,” says Freeman. And, as luck would have it, owner and talented craftsman Dick Kiusalas had salvaged floorboards from an 18th-century home, still with their original counting marks, which he handcrafted into a trestle table for the Freeman’s dining room. Says Hansen, “I don’t know if it would’ve been possible to find a table for here that really would’ve worked as well.” After spending the last two and half years renovating the home, bit by bit, the Freemans finally moved in, making it their full-time, year-round residence this July. And in no time at all the home was brimming with appreciative guests.

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Above left: The width of the upstairs bath was doubled during the renovation; the bath boasts a classic Carrara marble floor with a basketweave pattern and brushed nickel sink and bath fixtures. Above right and opposite page: To present a more polished look, the native stone wall in the upstairs bedrooms was framed in white.

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AMRITA ISLAND in the Cape Cod village of Cataumet harkens back to a more leisurely and elegant day, a time when summer visitors whiled away hot afternoons on the porch with thick novels and pitchers of lemonade while watching the boats sail by in Squeteague Harbor.


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half century ago, one family forged such deep connections to Amrita that they devoted the better part of the last decade to restoring two of the small island’s original seaside cottages and raising them to 21st-century standards. “My father was drawn to the island because of the beautiful and idyllic views of Buzzards Bay and Squeteague Harbor,” Nona Jones Feuer says. Her father, Donald W. Jones Sr., purchased the family’s home, “Stonehenge,” in the late 1960s. Today, a third generation of the family is enjoying the property, restored by architect David MacLean of David R. MacLean & Associates Architecture in Cataumet. Without Thomas Baxendale, a businessman who made a fortune in the late 19th-century manufacturing square-toed boots, and his wife, Esther, the island would look much different today. The couple gave the island

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its name, “Amarita,” which is Sanskrit for “immortality,” and began building their summer residence in 1897, with four Shingle Style guest cottages to follow, of which three still remain, including Stonehenge. Stonehenge, built in 1903, had been renovated piecemeal over the years. For the first decade after the Jones family purchased the property, the cottage remained largely unchanged. Then, in 1978, wanting to spend winters at Stonehenge, Jones, an educational publishing executive, hired MacLean, a recent graduate of the Boston Architectural College, to redo the house’s third floor.

Left: From the third-floor roof deck you face southwest over the water toward Cleveland Ledge Light. From here, you can also survey the grounds and admire the landscape architecture of Tom Lee of TL Studio in Falmouth. Top: The granite walk becomes a seat-wall at the firepit. Middle: A finely crafted fieldstone retaining wall carves out parking spaces for cars. Above: Granite steps lead from reinforced lawn parking to the formal entrance of the house.

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MacLean set to work reconfiguring a partially finished attic into a living space with a kitchenette and bath; refurbishing the original Southern yellow pine floors, which had never been sealed and were black from almost a century’s worth of dirt; and raising the structure’s tower from the second floor to the third. A little over three decades later, Jones again hired MacLean, now a seasoned architect with his own architectural and planning firm, to bring Stonehenge up to 21st-century standards. Up to 85 subcontractors, craftsmen, laborers and landscapers were ultimately involved in the exquisite detail of the three-year project. Step inside today and the house, like the island itself, oozes yesteryear charm with its porch of white wicker furniture, stained glass windows, antique lamps and shellacked bead board walls and ceilings. Yet the house’s technology is state of the art. The old has become new. MacLean’s motto is “preserve what’s worth preserving and create what will be preserved in the 32

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Left and below: A showstopper, the original stone fireplace was constructed by Manuel Brazil, the Portuguese mason who was responsible for all the stonework on the island. Throughout the house, bead board, in places covered with sheetrock, was taken down, stripped, varnished and repaired as needed before being reinstalled. Sheetrock also covered transom windows that turned out to be stained glass. Bottom: The porch, now sun-filled.

future.” In 2012 he opened a porch that had been partially closed in with stucco and two-by-three-foot aluminum windows. MacLean installed enormous Duratherm windows and granite sills that had to be seamlessly incorporated into the existing stone. A crew of masons had to create over 100 templates to scribe the windows to the stonework inside and out. The porch’s windows now bring in plenty of light and can be opened to catch the southwest breeze off the water. Stonehenge has no air conditioning. Ceiling fans do what the breeze alone cannot. The project had already moved into a second phase when Jones died in November 2014. Next, with Jones’s three children as his clients, MacLean restored and updated the entire house. h o m e re m o d e l i n g m a g . c o m

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HISTORIC RESTORATION & TRANSFORMATION Over the course of a century the house had settled. In one of the upstairs bedrooms concrete blocks had been placed under the head of a bed to level it. The load-bearing beam between the living room and dining room had deflected from its original position, MacLean says. To rectify this, the ornate woodwork was removed so that steel could be integrated into the structure, then the decorative woodwork was repaired and put back. In the dining room, steel had to be inserted into decorative woodwork to maintain its integrity. “These houses were so underbuilt it was incredible,” MacLean says. He attributes this partly to minimal

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established building standards at the time. In the once-cramped kitchen, MacLean popped out bays on either side of the chimney, fitting a banquette into one and a sink and countertop into the other. On the second floor, the bead board woodwork, painted pea green, was taken down, stripped and varnished. Bathrooms were updated with new cabinets, finishes, toilets and sinks. A shower stall was fit into a third-floor gambrel and a laundry added to the second floor. There are now three bedrooms on the second floor and a fourth on the third, which was reconfigured once again, with the kitchenette removed.

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The view across the master bedroom from the adjoining sitting room, which encompasses the entire south-facing façade on the second floor.

Above: A second-floor bath in granite, bead board and glass.

From the third-floor roof deck you face southwest over the water toward Cleveland Ledge Light. From here, you can also survey the grounds and admire the landscape architecture of Tom Lee of TL Studio in Falmouth. The venerable catalpa, one of the original trees, is the focal point of what MacLean calls the “grass promenade.” Gone is the asphalt drive that used to approach Stonehenge’s front door. During the renovation, sightseers frequently drove to the tip of the island where there are only three private homes. MacLean rectified this in 2016 by erecting what he calls “unbuildings” that look like gatehouses and tend to stop sightseers. One of the flat-roofed buildings is for the trashcans; the other holds a shower and a shed. These two unbuildings show the influence of Frank Lloyd Wright. “Only David could do that,” Donald Jones Jr. says of the outbuildings. “David is a master at remodeling when he mixes his contemporary with Shingle Style architecture. There’s nobody I know who does it any better.” Fifty years after her family first arrived on Amrita Island, Nona Feuer says that the property “is a wonderful place to gather and spend time together. We feel fortunate that we have preserved [it] for many generations to enjoy.”

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One of two “unbuildings” on the property that look like gatehouses and show the influence of Frank Lloyd Wright.

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A view from the third-floor roof deck looks southwest through the tower toward Cleveland Ledge Light in Buzzards Bay.

This cherry wall sconce was originally designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for the Robie House in Chicago in 1906.

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Falmouth Lumber is a local company, but its reputation and customer base extend way beyond the Upper Cape. Established in 1949, this family-owned enterprise routinely delivers to customers as far away as Boston, Provincetown and the Islands. Despite its wide-reaching reputation, it’s a Falmouth institution. Walk into Falmouth Lumber at the beginning of any day and you’ll find dozens of local contractors placing their orders, as well as homeowners getting help with do-it-yourself projects from the company’s knowledgeable and friendly staff. According to John Augusta, a buyer for the company his grandfather founded, Falmouth Lumber, located at 670 Teaticket Highway, is successful because it offers quality products at good prices, and emphasizes service in everything it does. Delivering good service requires dedicated employees. Falmouth Lumber has a staff of more than 65 and places a premium on retaining them. Many have worked for the company for 20 to 30 years, says Augusta. “I think that’s one of the factors behind delivering good service,” he says, adding that the emphasis on service is a tradition that is engrained in the company’s culture. “The management just tries to stay on top of that.” Open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to noon, the company has a huge inventory of lumber, as well as an automated saw system for customer millwork. It also offers other building materials, such as pre-cut engineered wood flooring, hardware, hand tools and power tools. The focus, says Augusta, is on quality products that they believe in.

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Falmouth Lumber shipped Andersen 400 series windows and doors and building materials via barges and tugboats to this Cataldo-built home on Cuttyhunk Island.

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Architect John Dvorsack designed this home built by SG Custom Homes on Buzzards Bay with Andersen A Series Windows and Doors and building materials supplied by Falmouth Lumber.

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In this custom project for Cataldo Custom Builders, Falmouth Lumber supplied Andersen Forest Green Impact Rated Storm Watch Windows. Falmouth Lumber is a member of the Andersen Dealer Service Network and offers Andersen’s full line of windows and doors, and services those doors and windows.

Falmouth Lumber is a member of the Andersen Dealer Service Network and offers Andersen’s full line of windows and doors, and also services those doors and windows. “We sell everything they make,” says Augusta, from standard hollow vinyl windows to impact-rated Storm Watch windows that can stand up to hurricanes. The company also has a design center with a full selection of kitchen cabinets, countertops, millwork and windows by both Andersen and Eagle. To serve their customers, Falmouth Lumber has a fleet of more than 30 delivery trucks, some of which are equipped with booms and forklifts. Those trucks deliver throughout the Cape and South Shore, even to customers in the Boston area. Augusta says those Boston-area contractors prefer to place their orders with Falmouth Lumber because of the

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company’s reputation for service, and the well-established relationships Falmouth Lumber has with its clients. He credits a large road sales crew that’s willing to help both contractors and homeowners. “Whatever we can do to help we’ll try to do,” says Augusta. “We work with contractors who we’ve dealt with for years. It’s all about service.” But as with any commodity product, such as lumber, service isn’t enough to distance yourself from the competition. Price is critical. Falmouth Lumber is able to offer very competitive prices because it’s a member of a large buying group called Lumberman’s Merchandising Corp. The company’s simple philosophy is summed up in its mission statement: “Provide superior service to our customers so that they may satisfy their customers.” It’s an approach to business that’s satisfied customers for 60 years.

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A homeowner and a builder collaborate on a year-round house as stunning as its harbor views. By Elspeth Hay Photography by Dan Cutrona


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About her new house, the homeowner says: “There is not a single day that goes by that I don’t feel incredibly lucky—and incredibly comfortable.”

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ucked away on a side street overlooking Wellfleet Harbor sits a bright and airy home that no one would suspect was a dark, mid-century hunting camp just two years ago. Natural light floods the interior rooms where stained wood has been replaced with sand colored walls and white cupboards and trim. “I needed to turn this into a [traditional] Cape Cod house,” says the homeowner, who bought the property through a competitive bid process. “I wanted to blend old and convenience, with a focus on coastal Cape. Brown-stained board and batten, be gone! Bring in the natural cedar shingles!

“My vision was coastal but year-round, easy to keep up, good for entertaining both overnight guests and family and friends for dinner, and maximizing the outdoors during the in-season but also able to see it in the off-season,” she continues. “I also wanted to be able to age in place.” There were other challenges, too—bringing in more natural light, avoiding a spiral staircase, and accommodating the homeowner’s existing mobility issues. Cape Associates Builders was selected for the project. In the months leading up to the renovation the homeowner drew and re-drew her vision of the house on old-fashioned graph paper.

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“Most projects we do, there’s an interior designer,” says Cape Associates project manager Allen Furman. “This time we worked directly with the client, and it was great because there was a lot of back and forth and idea sharing.” The results are transformative. The redesign is structured as an “upside-down” house, with the main living quarters on the top floor to take advantage of harbor views and natural light. “I already have mobility issues,” says 46

the homeowner, “so I knew I needed my main living quarters on one floor.” The lower level features a walk-out basement and serves as semi-independent guest quarters complete with its own washer-dryer, TV room and outdoor patio. The primary living space is light and bright, with a soapstone woodstove at the center that looks perfectly at home despite the fact that the house had never had a fireplace. A custom steel box

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Redesigning the space as an upside-down house with the main living quarters on the top floor takes advantage of harbor views and natural light.

set beneath the stove both allows wood storage and raises the stove door to make fire stoking easy. “That involved a lot of calculation,” says Furman. “We had to make sure we had the correct dimensions for clearances for the fireplace and that the size of the box matched those dimensions and accounted for space off the wall in the back.” He also used a sealer on the steel to prevent rusting and tarnishing and to give

the metal a wet, polished look. Behind the kitchen stove, all eyes rest on an inlaid tile map of Cape Cod and the Islands, set off in deep navy and pale sand. Mercury star-shaped lights stand sentinel over the stairway, sink and kitchen island, and guests entering the home are greeted by a Texas Star glass-front door. “I am a fan of star designs,” says the homeowner, a native Texan who named the house StarView.

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Above: The white pine boards of a barn door in the kitchen came from a fallen tree on the homeowner’s former property. Left: An inlaid tile map of the Cape and Islands adds interest to the backsplash.

One unusual request the homeowner presented to Furman was to incorporate 400 board feet of her own white pine. A favorite tree had fallen near her former home in Wellfleet during a winter storm, and instead of sending it to be chipped or cut into firewood, she had it milled, staked, dried and stored. “We did several moisture readings on it to make sure it was stable, and found it was in great shape,” says Furman. “We looked at using the wood as flooring, but we didn’t have enough board feet to make sense of the install.” Instead, Furman created a rustic barn door and used the remaining wood to wrap the living room 48

beams. “We wrap beams all the time,” he says. “There are mitred corners, but I think clients appreciate the rustic look.” Major design challenges included underpinning the existing foundation to accommodate the slightly expanded footprint and reworking the existing floor structure. The homeowner also wanted to add a staircase up from the main floor deck to a rooftop deck above the master bedroom. “That was a difficult job,” says Furman. “We needed to make sense of the relationship between the soffit and the stair, so that the person walking up wouldn’t hit their head, and structurally it was

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difficult getting central air into the bedroom below because space for ducting was limited. But we had some creative contractors.” A small jig in the main floor deck allows room for the staircase, and also houses a protected outdoor storage area across from a master outdoor shower. “Cape Associates was hesitant to build the rooftop deck because they said no one ever uses them,” says the homeowner. “But I use mine every

day, all year long, and not a visitor has come who has not trotted up the stairs to see the bird’s-eye view of Wellfleet Harbor and Great Island. “I love my house so much more than I ever expected,” she adds. “I have been living [here] for about 10 months now and can happily confirm that we got every detail just right. There is not a single day that goes by that I don’t feel incredibly lucky—and incredibly comfortable. All my goals were met.”

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In a private backyard, a homeowner and her landscaper have created a special spot for birds, bees and anyone seeking solace. By Debra Lawless Photography by Betty Wiley


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Above: The “Gateway Arbor” to the meditation garden is “a doorway to another space,” says landscape designer Phil Cheney, who worked with Harwich contractor Jeff Cartier to create a structure that matched the pergola at the front door of the main house. The plantings and paths of the garden sit atop a natural sand dune.

his tranquil meditation garden built on a natural sand dune just yards from Cape Cod Bay in Brewster was created by a beekeeping nurse to nurture people, birds, bees, animals, insects and plants. “For me, gardening is about sharing the space with others,” says Paula Koppel, who designed the garden in conjunction with landscape designer Philip Cheney of Philip L. Cheney landscape architecture in South Yarmouth. “I encourage family, friends and clients to use the whole property for healing.” Koppel became an R.N. in 1982 and for about 10 years now has been an integrated health coach with a home practice called Age Well Be Well. She often leads her clients through her tranquil garden.

AN IDEA GERMINATES Back in 2011 when the Koppels bought the property, low, twisty black oak trees that had been attacked by parasitic wasps were tangled on the dune. The question became: “What can we do to honor those trees?” The couple was already keeping two hives of bees from which they harvest 20 pounds of honey each year, so Koppel researched what plants would boost her bees. She knew she also wanted medicinal herbs, and so herbs entered the plan in early 2015. The healing and meditation garden “grew from there,” she says. Koppel didn’t want to eliminate and carve out the dune and bring in “a whole bunch of soil,” she says. For Cheney, then, the challenge lay in creating a garden in sand. He needed to find plants that would thrive in the dry, lean soil. He also wanted to create a space that had a bit of mystery to honor Koppel’s desire for meditation areas.

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You enter the garden by climbing up several stepping stones that elevate you above the rest of the property. Follow the left path, and on your right is a wildflower garden—a delight to the bees. There are black-eyed Susans, purple cone flowers, coreopsis and gaillardia. Following this is a medicinal herb and healing garden. Here is chamomile, lavender, bee balm, yarrow, sweet alyssum, St. John’s wort and peppermint that Koppel harvests to steep medicinal teas. Already, above the roar of the nearby surf, you are hearing the gurgle of water. Where is it coming from? This is meant to be a surprise, Cheney says, pointing to the small water feature. The water trickling over stones also provides the bees with fresh water after the morning dew has evaporated from the flowers and plants, Koppel says. Here, you can sit on a bench, the first stop along your contemplative tour. Although you have a hint of where you’re going, you can’t see the full garden, “keeping the mystery,” Cheney notes. Mount five tumbled bluestone stairs, and you follow a meandering sand path through magnolia, pine, stewartia and cherry trees. A monarch butterfly plays on a zinnia. A bright-red rose mallow blooms in all its showy glory. Further on are grasses and thyme. Here are a Swiss stone pine, and catmint. The path winds past a mimosa tree and then you curve around into the second meditation area. Here, a small rake waits next to a patch of sand. It is said that the act of raking sand aids Zen priests’ concentration and meditation. 54

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Sand was one thing Koppel already had aplenty, and she added rocks she collects on Nauset Beach to encourage garden visitors to create small cairns. “It’s a play space where you can sit,” Cheney says. Seated on the bench, your eyes light among the flowers, wind chimes, a green hummingbird feeder and a wooden bird house. Many of the flowers attract yellow finches. From here, you finally see the bay. As you continue along the curving path, you pass wild blue indigo, a native wildflower ideal for this sandy soil. Here are Russian sage, and beauty berry. 56

The Koppels don’t do a fall cleanup, preferring to leave seed pods in place for the birds. This year, Harwich contractor Jeffrey Cartier of Cartier & Co. Remodeling installed a greenhouse where the Koppels started plants from seed for the first time. Soon Koppel plans to cultivate orchids in the greenhouse. “That’s one of the joys of gardening—there’s always something new to grow and try out,” Koppel says.

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“I encourage family, friends and clients to use the whole property for healing.”

When the wind kicks up, the pounding surf in front of the home can be heard out back in the meditation garden.

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Insurance Coverage

How to Save Money on Homeowners’ Insurance Through Improvements By Rob Duca

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t goes without saying that a home improvement project, in most cases, increases the value of your home. But it can also reduce your homeowner’s insurance premium, while offering protection against potential threats from weather and theft. Therefore, one of the most important phone calls before or after any home improvement project should be placed to your insurance agent.

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CONSIDER EVERY ANGLE “Walk through what you’re doing with your agent and do a coverage review on your policy,” says Jim Hyatt, senior vice president at Arabella Insurance Group. “Find out if there is coverage that you are missing. There may be something that will save you money because of an update you did to your home.” Major projects, such as an addition to your home or transforming the cellar into a man cave, could require additional insurance coverage. It’s also important to understand coverage limits when constructing a building that is detached from your property, such as a two-car garage with an overhead workout room.

“You might have spent $100,000 on that, but most policies limit coverage for out-buildings,” Hyatt says. “If it’s more than a small shed, you will need more coverage.” Many homeowners do not realize that they require coverage if a sewer line on their property leaks or ruptures. “The homeowner is responsible for the sewer line from when it leaves the house until it reaches the street,” Hyatt says. “If you have a break, you have to replace it.” A homeowner’s sewer line recently broke on the property and cost $19,000 to repair, but it was covered by additional insurance purchased by the customer, Hyatt says.

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will generate loss-mitigation/ disaster resistant discounts. Installing a fence acts as a crime deterrent and can also reduce premiums. Your premium can be reduced when you update your HVAC system or replace your furnace, especially in older homes. Outdated furnaces and ACs are considered an electrical hazard and increased risk.

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A ROOF OVER YOUR HEAD Installation of solar panels on the roof saves money, but homeowners should be aware that if the panels are purchased, instead of leased, it is their responsibility to insure them. There are numerous projects that will reduce your insurance premium by resulting in credits. If you replace your roof, your premium is likely to decrease. With an old roof, your house is at a greater risk from wind, hail or water damage. The national average claim for roof damage is $14,216, with the risk even higher with old roofs and certain types of roofing materials. The Institute of Business and Home Safety and Underwriters Laboratory recently developed the UL 2218 classification, which sets a standard for impact resistant roofing material. The UL 2218 uses a rating system of one to four, with four being most resistant. Class 4 roofing materials can provide insurance discounts ranging from 20 to 35 percent. If you install new plumbing and wiring, or add shatter-proof windows, you could save 10 percent on your annual premium. Likewise, owning a backup generator or installing hurricane proof windows, which help protect the property against weather-related issues, 62

One of the surest ways to reduce your insurance premium is by installing an alarm system in your home. Depending on the type, an alarm system will provide up to a 15 percent credit on your homeowner’s policy. Insurance companies offer credits when steps are taken to improve a home’s safety, such as automatically activated lights and sophisticated locking systems that keep intruders away. “Frequently, we see people installing not only burglar and fire alarms, but water sensors that they place near the water heater in the basement or under a sink,” Hyatt says. “If you have a leak, the sensor will send an alarm to your phone and you can take a small problem and rectify it before it becomes a major problem.” Insurance companies also offer credits for sensors that detect temperature and humidity levels in the attic, and when lightning rods are placed on the roof. “Any time you’re doing something to protect your home or make it safer with an alarm system you can be eligible to save money,” Hyatt says. In the final analysis, it usually comes down to risk assessment. If you make changes that increase the safety of your home or lessen the risk for damage, your insurance company will offer discounts because they see less risk of a major catastrophe. And that will save you money. •

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Textile Fabrication

LOCAL LEGACY Quality textiles have a long history in Fall River, Massachusetts, and Merida is carrying on the tradition with its production of high-end carpets. By Deb Boucher Stetson Merida CEO Catherine Connolly is proud that “each rug is woven on a loom and finished by hand,” but equally important, she says, are the company’s innovations. “For instance, the Ultrafiber collection’s rugs are made using fibers that are treated before they are woven so that the entire rug is completely stain-resistant.”

DISTINCTIVE COLLECTIONS Ultrafiber is just one of more than half a dozen distinctive collections encompassing a variety of materials, techniques and designs, from wool and linen to abaca, sisal and jute. The Portfolio collection, for example, uses New Zealand and British wool, mohair, linen and alpaca merino for a soft feel that invites barefoot living. The Foundations collection features wool and sisal woven in Belgium and finished in Fall River, while the richly textured Wander collection employs wide and double serging that adds depth. All Merida rugs are designed and made to order in Fall River. With classic colors and finely-defined texture, Merida rugs show an attention to detail in every facet, from hue to finish. Connolly bought Merida a decade ago from founder Dr. Hiram M. Samel, who launched the company in Fall River more than 30 years ago. One major change Connolly made was replacing the firm’s supplier model with direct-to-designer business, ensuring a more custom product. “The business with interior designers has grown by 100 percent in the year since we closed off the supplier side of Merida,” she notes. Another change was bringing on Artistic Director Sylvie Johnson, a Parisian weaver and designer with both long experience in the textile industry and a deep understanding of art and artistry. “Sylvie Johnson is a special addition to the Merida family,” Connolly says. “Her career in textiles began with her asking to be an apprentice for a couturier who had previously worked for Christian Lacroix and Chanel. Later, she founded her own Parisian atelier.” Discussing the range of options Merida offers, Connolly says, “Each collection is inspired by something different, but, in Sylvie’s words, ‘everything begins with the yarn.’ The way the yarns interact with each other creates design results that are subtle, minimal and, above all, celebrate the materials used to craft them. The designs are minimalistic and timeless, avoiding trends at all costs.” 64

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At Merida, each rug collection is inspired by something different. The way the yarns interact with each other creates design results that are subtle, minimal and, above all, celebrate the materials used to craft them. The designs are minimalistic and timeless, avoiding trends at all costs.

In addition to designers and craftspeople, Merida employs its own installation experts in order to ensure a quality experience from start to finish. In terms of production, Connolly says, “Under the leadership of Director of Operations and Sustainability Zairo Cheibub, Merida has brought innovation and technology to its manufacturing process while elevating the beauty and integrity of its materials.” She adds that Cheibub “has also worked with our global partners to make our products sustainable.” And because the company’s values extend beyond its own employees to those of its partners and suppliers, “We have also teamed up with GoodWeave to support weavers in Nepal and to end child labor in the rug industry.” h o m e re m o d e l i n g m a g . c o m

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“Merida has brought innovation and technology to its manufacturing process while elevating the beauty and integrity of its materials,” says company CEO Catherine Connolly, who also stresses the importance of focusing on each employee’s talent.

OUTSTANDING TALENT Connolly has focused on building a company culture that values individual employees. “It seemed that no one in the manufacturing business was creating a harmonious company culture that highlighted each and every employee’s talents. Doing so helped to make Merida more of a brand rather than a nameless supplier,” she reflects. “Our team is arguably one of the best features of the company because we highlight and focus on each person’s talent, which makes each employee not only better at their job, but it also makes them happy working at Merida because they aren’t invisible to our economy here.” To nurture talent, Merida has created a development program in which employees can graduate from apprentice to master craftsman. Merida also implemented a research

curriculum for the development team to expand knowledge about textiles, design, beauty and art. “From my perspective, the most integral part of the company, aside from the beautiful and unique product, continues to be the people it employs,” Connolly says. “Creating opportunity for our employees to grow here is one of the things I’m incredibly proud of.” In a broader sense, Connolly is pleased with how the company has evolved. “I am most proud of what Merida has become in the last 10 years,” she says. “I love coming to work every day  because of the amazing talent behind the  beautiful product we are providing.” •

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shops & showrooms When it comes time to start planning a remodel, the possibilities seem limitless, the choices unending. The shops and showrooms on the following pages understand this and want to make the process easy and enjoyable. Many have arranged complete vignettes that incorporate all of the elements you’ll need for a successful remodel.

E.F. WINSLOW DESIGN STUDIO 651 Route 28, West Yarmouth, 508-771-5630; efwinslowdesignstudiowestyarmouth.com E.F. Winslow’s light-filled showroom, set back from Route 28, displays everything from traditional to contemporary kitchen and bath design. And since E.F. Winslow also does plumbing and heating, this can be your one-stop shopping destination whether you are building a new house or remodeling an existing home. “We do everything,” says Chas Hinckley, onsite kitchen and bath designer. “We have licensed plumbers and electricians, carpenters, HVAC. People can come in and do a turnkey operation.” It all starts with a tour of the showroom, which displays a multitude of options for cabinetry, wall and floor tiling, lighting, sinks, showers and more. One kitchen model has classic white tiling, along with an unusual center island. “On Cape Cod you do a lot of white kitchens,” Hinckley says. As inspiration for something different, the showroom also has a kitchen done in warm chestnut cabinetry with tinted glass fronts, green countertops and hand68

painted tile backsplash that has a decidedly Tuscan feel. Likewise, while there is a classic Cape bath with a nautical feel, complete with Ralph Lauren wallpaper, the showroom also has an elegant bath done in dark wood and burgundy that is so warm and inviting it feels like you are in someone’s home. That model bath also happens to be E.F. Winslow’s fully ADA-compliant, accessible bath, with a rimless walk-in shower, wheelchair-accessible sink and other features for ease of use. Hinckley says this addresses a concern many homeowners express when building or remodeling: They want to stay in their homes as they age and want to be prepared for anything. That said, most showroom visitors fall in love with a luxury bath display that features a corner Jacuzzi tub with a gas fireplace tucked in the wall above it, surrounded with intricate tile work. “Everyone wants that bathroom,” Hinkley says with a smile.

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SNOW AND JONES KITCHEN AND BATH SOLUTIONS 167 White’s Path, South Yarmouth, 508-394-0911, snowandjones.com This spacious showroom glitters and gleams with the latest in fixtures, sinks, showers and more. The selection is so large it could be overwhelming, but fear not, there are friendly, well-trained staff members here to guide you. Danielle Jones—a third-generation member of this family-owned business—says Snow and Jones sells directly to the public as well as to architects, designers and other professionals, and often it is those professionals who send their clients here to make their selections. “They can send them here knowing they are in good hands,” Jones says, noting it’s extremely important with any kitchen or bath project to purchase compatible pieces. Given today’s hourly rates for plumbers “if you bought the wrong thing, it’s going to cost you.” Snow and Jones also has a showroom in Norwell, and both are designated Premier Kohler showrooms. The firm also carries several

other brands including Bertch, Elkay, Grohe, Moen and Symmons. Among the many eye-catching highlights here are freestanding tubs that update traditional claw-foot models with a contemporary flair, attractive wall-hung sinks that are perfect for small bathrooms (read Cape cottage), and work-of-art sinks featuring colored glass, pottery and other textures. You’ll see Kohler’s new solid-surface shower, with no more tiles to grout, easy and efficient shower panels with multiple outlets on one control and other high-tech touches. One room is devoted to kitchens, with gorgeous apron sinks and more faucet designs than you ever thought possible—including solid brass Waterstone faucets that will make your kitchen the envy of company. “People use their kitchens, and they want to entertain,” Jones says. With one of these fabulous sink and faucet combinations, your kitchen will be the center of attention.

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DETAILS, INC. 573 Route 28, Harwich Port, 508-430-5301 Details may be brand-new to Harwich Port, having opened July 4, but this striking shop and design studio is known to many from its previous incarnation as Porter & Mags, headquartered in Dennisport for the last five years. “People have found us,” says owner Carole King, an interior designer who runs the retail shop concurrently with her longstanding design business. This airy shop is a sensory delight of texture, color and scent, as it is filled with bright pillows, woven baskets, luminous glass, soft linens, candles and flowers. Notable is a line of framed enlarged bookbindings that make perfect statement pieces for book-lovers; in addition to classic titles like “Moby Dick,” nearly any book can be custom ordered. Upstairs is where the magic happens, as it is King’s workshop, stacked with fabric, paint and wallpaper samples, binders of completed projects and baskets filled with items chosen for individual clients. King says she lets clients dictate how much 70

she helps. “I’m happy to do a one-time consultation,” she says. “At the other end of the spectrum we do entire houses that haven’t even been built yet—and everything in between.” Her retail space dovetails nicely with her design business, as it allows her to market the many treasures she has found in her quest to bring a unique flair to her work. Asked to describe her overall style, she says, “I enjoy a mix of colors and textures. Sometimes calm and monochromatic…and other times, very colorful. And, often, the accent pieces we use are made by people whom I very much admire.” There are pillows from studios all over the world, candles made in South Africa, textiles from Turkey, South America, Ireland and France. “Many of the items are made by small companies whose work has changed lives, providing jobs for people who needed them,” she explains. “There is a lot of hard work and dedication behind these products.”

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shops & showrooms Accents & Accessories Cape Cod Brass & Security Hardware 1180 Route 28, South Yarmouth 508-394-2300 Cape Cod Brass carries quality hardware for doors and cabinets as well as bathroom accessories. Their showroom is stocked with a wide selection of door knobs, handles, levers, cabinet pulls, hinges, locks and more from top manufacturers. Shor Home 240 Commercial St., Provincetown 508-487-7467 With a vision of creating a home furnishing experience that would be fun and adventurous, the owners of Shor Home aim to find pieces that reflect this philosophy. Their furnishings are a combination of modern, traditional, and vintage styles. The Sign Shop 1714 Main St., Brewster 508-896-8900 Part of Seaport Shutter Company, The Sign Shop creates custom housenumber and classic starboard signs out

of premium-grade mahogany, which is then finished with five coats of paint in a color of your choosing.

Appliances & Electronics Appliance World 147 Plymouth Ave., Fall River 508-676-1699 To match various budgets and style preferences, Appliance World offers a world of appliances and electronics. Dishwashers, refrigerators, washers, dryers, ovens, stoves, kitchen ranges, televisions and DVD/CD players are some of the well-stocked inventory on display. Crane Appliance and Sound & Vision 249 Teaticket Hwy, East Falmouth 136 Route 6A, Orleans 529 State Road, Vineyard Haven 508-548-8179 The Crane Appliance and Sound & Vision showrooms display a large selection of traditional and contemporary appliances, flat-screen televisions, barbeque grills, air conditioners, dehumidifiers and more. Crane also offers sales, delivery, maintenance and installation services.

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KAM Appliances 201 Yarmouth Rd., Hyannis, 800-649-2221 1176 Washington St., Hanover 781-829-0810 12 Boynton Ln., Nantucket, 508-332-4907 The well-informed sales personnel at KAM Appliances has the experience necessary to help customers find the right appliance model or electronic equipment for their home. They stock everything from high-quality, namebrand kitchen appliances and home entertainment systems to air conditioners, washers and dryers.

Custom Cabinetry & Storage Solutions California Closets 73 Falmouth Rd., Hyannis 508-778-9444 This international franchise offers innovative storage solutions for every part of the home. Browse everything from cabinets, desks and closet organizers to shelving options for the bedroom, media room, home office, garage, pantry and mudroom.

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shops & showrooms Unfinished Business 619 Main St., Dennis, 508-778-8123 Offering limitless design options for indoor or outdoor furniture, Unfinished Business’s carries high-quality wood furniture crafted by a well-culled selection of manufacturers and craftsmen.

Flooring & Tile RPM Carpets & Floor Coverings 192 Route 137, East Harwich 508-432-4151 RPM’s 8,500-square-foot showroom offers a diverse selection of flooring, including an extensive carpet collection in a rich range of colors, patterns, styles, textures and name brands. Also available: laminate flooring, ceramic tiles, vinyl, hardwood flooring materials in oak and maple as well as prefinished engineered wood, longstrip wood and parquet. The Rug Merchant 11 Commerce Rd., Rockland 781-331-5505 The Rug Merchant is a designer shop with hand-knotted area rugs, stair runners, and custom broadloom. They can customize rugs to fit any size or shape. Edge-binding options include designer tapestry and leather. Tilery at Tree’s Place 60 Cranberry Highway, Orleans 774-316-4571 A destination for the highest quality tile, The Tilery has been providing homeowners, builders, designers and architects with the finest selection of ceramic, porcelain, mosaic and stone tiles for over 30 years. Their unique showroom displays the latest tile design from hand-molded ceramic wall tiles to glass and stone mosaics cut with water jet technology.

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INTRODUCING THE CAPE & ISLANDS REAL ESTATE & HOME SERVICES DIRECTORY The Cape & Islands Home Services Directory is your new destination to find service providers that can help you throughout the entire homebuying process, from preapproval to closing, to home maintenance services long after you’ve bought your home. Businesses listed on the directory are trusted by Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket REALTORS® to help them work in the real estate field every day. Visit CapeandIslandsHomeServices.com to find a local service provider with convenient, mobile-friendly category and location search tools.

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Boston Interiors 106 Falmouth Rd., Mashpee, 508-477-9010 200 Webster St., Hanover, 781-871-6416 Selecting merchandise on the basis of quality, style and price, Boston Interiors offers a distinct collection of sofas, sleepers, sectionals, chairs and entertainment storage for the living room; chairs, tables, stools and classic storage cabinets for the dining room or kitchen; beds and bureaus for the bedroom; and desks for the home office as well as accessories for the whole house, including mirrors, lamps, and artwork. Nautique 1714 Main St., Brewster, 508-896-8904 This unique home furnishing showroom showcases light and breezy, sea-inspired décor, along with refurbished antique furniture. To create that one-of-a- kind look, Nautique offers full design services, including custom furniture, drapes, slipcovers and upholstery.

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West Barnstable Tables 2454 Meetinghouse Way, West Barnstable, 508-362-2676 West Barnstable Tables features unique, handcrafted tables, cupboards, hutches, sideboards, chairs and one-of-a-kind creative folk art furniture.

Glass, Mirrors & Shower Doors Mayflower Glass & Mirror 111 Commerce Park Rd., Brewster 508-896-5683 Family-owned and -operated since 1984, Mayflower Glass & Mirror assists customers with various glass and mirror projects for homes and businesses alike. From commercial storefront windows and custom glass partitions to shower enclosures and specialty glass for table tops, glass shelves and more.

Kitchen & Bath Renovisions 150 Broadway, Four Corners, Hanover 781-826-0559 Renovision’s showroom showcases everything from flooring, countertops and hardware to fixtures, appliances and cabinetry, and features complete kitchen and bath displays, including a fully loaded stainless-steel outdoor kitchen. Snow and Jones Inc. 167 White’s Path, South Yarmouth; 508-394-0911 With a maze of thoughtfully styled bathroom and kitchen displays, this showroom showcases the latest in Kohler products, whirlpools, bathroom sinks and vanities, and toilets as well as kitchen sinks, cabinetry, countertops and hardware from Grohe, Elkay, Moen and more.

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Supply New England’s Kitchen & Bath Gallery 28 Aaron’s Way, West Yarmouth; 508-790-2259 From traditional to modern, Supply New England’s Kitchen & Bath Gallery is full of design ideas. Complete kitchen and bath environments, freestanding displays of toilets, sinks, hardware and KraftMaid cabinetry as well as a seemingly limitless number of flooring and tile samples fill every inch of showroom space.

Lighting Fleming’s Lighting 24 Elm St., Cohasset, 781-383-0684 Whether you are redecorating one room or building a new home, Fleming’s Lighting will guide your lighting project to completion with the right fixtures for your space. They offer chandeliers, pendants, wall sconces, table lamps and exterior lighting.

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shops & showrooms Ford-Diamond Electric Supply Corp. 539 Higgins Crowell Rd., West Yarmouth 508-775-6192 One of the largest lighting showrooms on Cape Cod belongs to Ford-Diamond Electric. The upstairs display showroom contains lighting solutions for the entire house—both inside and out—including practical recessed, incandescent, fluorescent, track and halogen lighting as well as upscale Tiffany lamps, hanging chandeliers and stylish floor and table lamps. Granite City Electric 52 White’s Path, South Yarmouth 508-394-1262 Granite City Electric is a cornucopia of lighting solutions for both inside the home and out. The lighting options include bathroom lighting fixtures, sconces, wallmounts and bracket lighting, chandeliers, hanging fiber-optic and pendant lighting, floor and table lamps, lanterns and landscape lighting.

Outdoor Living Bennett Fence & Arbor 377 White’s Path, South Yarmouth 508-398-9992 The family-owned business specializes in wood, vinyl, chain link and aluminum fencing. They also sell pergolas, arbors, and outdoor shower enclosures. Stonewood Products 15 Great Western Road, Harwich 508-430-5020 In addition to offering seven acres of building materials for floors, ceilings, wainscoted walls and decks, Stonewood offers a variety of natural and manufactured stone for outdoor patios, pool decks, walkways, stone walls and fireplaces.

Windows & Doors Budget Blinds 800 Falmouth Road, Suite. 108 D, Mashpee 508-539-9989 Your window treatment headquarters, Budget Blinds offers blinds, shutters, shades, curtains and drapes, screens, window film,and new and innovative motorized window coverings. Seaport Shutter Company 1714 Main St., Brewster, 508-896-8900 Since 1992, Seaport Shutter has been crafting shutters that are architecturally correct, meticulously finished, professionally installed and built to stand the test of time. The company’s product offerings include interior shutters, screen doors, classic Adirondack chairs, and other fine heirloom-quality furnishings and accessories.

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345 Massasoit Road, North Eastham, MA Tel: 508-255-1770 782 Main Street Chatham, MA 02633 Tel: 508-945-1010 203 Willow Street, Yarmouthport, MA 02675 Tel: 508-362-9770

Lead Time: 0-2 mths Service Areas: All Cape Project size: All Years in Business: 47

CapeAssociates.com

Lead Time: 1-5 mths Service Areas: Mashpee to Eastham Project size: All Years in Business: 32

103 Main Street, Dennis Port, MA 02639 Contact: Kathy DeMeyer Telephone: 508-760-6900 Fax: 508-760-0002, encoreco.com

1382 Rte 134, P.O. Box 799, E. Dennis, MA 02641 Contact: Bob or Rob McPhee Tel: 508-385-2704 • Fax: 508-385-7509 Email: mcphee@mcpheeassociatesinc.com

Lead Time: 0-2 mths Service Areas: Upper, Mid, Lower Cape Project size: All Years in Business: 46

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Type of Projects: McPhee Associates of Cape Cod is a full service design/ build company bringing over 44 years of experience to every project. New homes, additions, renovations and property management services are designed to meet the customer’s lifestyle and budget. From concept to design, construction, and landscaping, we are dedicated to superior quality while making your building experience exciting, enjoyable, and problem free.

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“Perfect is Close Enough”

Type of Projects: We are a full service building company, new homes, bathroom & kitchen remodeling, complete home renovations, and additions providing quality service to residential clients on Cape Cod. We pride ourselves on only employing top quality craftsman. Our goal remains to serve our clients needs with exceptional service. We have reliable resources to accommodate any other issues or services you may need such as plumbing, painting, electrical, pool and irrigation systems. A BBB accredited business since 1989.

BUILDING & REMODELING

Service Areas: South Shore and surrounding area Project size: All Years in Business: 71

165 CJC Hwy, Rt 3A, Cohasset Tel: 781-749-4200 • Fax: 781-741-1285 Web: hinghamlumber.com

Type of Projects: Encore Construction is an established Design|Remodel firm that believes in one thing: Complete Satisfaction. With our full-service award winning team of professionals you will have everything you need at your fingertips. From the ground up we can give your home what it has been missing and build it to last for generations.

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M. DUFFANY BUILDERS, INC.

Lead Time: 0-2 mths Service Areas: All Project size: All Years in Business: 35

200 Palmer Avenue, Falmouth, MA 02540 Contact: Todd Duffany Tel: 508 540-3625 • Fax: 508 540-9237 Email: info@duffanybuilders.com • duffanybuilders.com

Type of Projects: Cape Associates, Inc., established in 1971, is one of the Cape’s largest Custom Building companies. We offer additional services in Property Management, Renovations/Maintenance and Painting for the Cape & Islands. Building Excellence since 1971.

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Lead Time: 1-6 mths Service Areas: All Cape Project size: All Years in Business: 25

537 Route 28, Harwich Port, MA 02646 Contact: Chris Childs Tel: 508-430-0771 • Fax: 508-432-7789 patriotbuilders.com Type of Projects: Patriot Builder’s mission is simply to exceed our client’s expectations in every project that we undertake whether it is a custom home, a home remodel, or an addition.

Type of Projects: Hingham Lumber Company is a full service lumber yard and hardware store. We also have a showroom featuring kitchens, baths, doors, windows and specialty hardware. We feature a mill shop and tool repair as well as many other services found on our website. Our Designers and Sales Staff specialize in their area of expertise and will walk you through all phases of your job, big or small. Family owned and operated since 1947, we are your one stop for all your home improvement needs.

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Service Areas: Cape Cod, Islands, South Shore Project size: All Years in Business: 123

South Dennis, Orleans, Wellfleet, Martha’s Vineyard, Plymouth, Middleboro Tel: 800-295-9220; Email: info@midcape.net, Web: www.midcape.net Type of Projects: For more than 100 years, Mid-Cape Home Centers has been providing quality building materials to professional builders and homeowners involved in construction and home improvement on Cape Cod, the Islands and the South Shore. Mid-Cape is dedicated to providing the building and home improvement supplies that will help southeastern Massachusetts remain one of the best places to live in America. From windows and doors to kitchen re-designs, come see what the Mid-Cape team can do for you.

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Lead Time: 0-2 mths Service Areas: All Cape & Islands Project size: All Years in Business: 35

P.O. Box 776, 310 Commerce Park South Chatham, MA 02659 Contact: Monica Caplice Tel: 508-432-2218 • Fax: 508-432-4368 Email: mcaplice@stelloconstruction.com stelloconstruction.com Type of Projects: We are a full service construction company that will guide you through your project from start to finish. We offer all construction services including design/build, new homes, additions, remodeling, small jobs and on-site custom woodworking. We will work closely with you to bring your ideas to life.

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THOMAS L. TURCKETTA BUILDING AND REMODELING

Lead Time: 0-2 mths Service Areas: Upper, Mid, Lower Cape Project size: All Years in Business: 40+

THOMAS L. TURCKETTA BUILDING AND REMODELING

Lead Time: 0-2 mths Service Areas: Upper, Mid, Lower Cape Project size: All Years in Business: 40+

65 Red Top Rd, Brewster, MA 02634 Contact: Tom Turcketta Tel: 508-385-3672 • Fax: 508-385-3743 Email: tom@TomTurcketta.com TomTurcketta.com

65 Red Top Rd, Brewster, MA 02634 Contact: Tom Turcketta Tel: 508-385-3672 • Fax: 508-385-3743 Email: tom@TomTurcketta.com TomTurcketta.com

Type of Projects: Not all contractors are the same. We pay attention to details and offer real craftsmanship in our projects. We have restored many antique homes in the past 35 years. We also have finished a large amount of home remodels including custom kitchens, bathrooms, and other built-ins. We specialize in Custom Carpentry and cabinetmaking.

Type of Projects: Not all contractors are the same. We pay attention to details and offer real craftsmanship in our projects. We have restored many antique homes in the past 35 years. We also have finished a large amount of home remodels including custom kitchens, bathrooms, and other built-ins. We specialize in Custom Carpentry and cabinetmaking.

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Unfinished Business of Cape Cod

Lead Time: 0-2 mths Service Areas: All Project size: All Years in Business: 18

619 Main Street (MA-6A), Dennis, MA 02638 Contact: Jeff and Joanne Marselle Tel: 508-778-8123 Fax: 508-778-8124 Email: info@unfinishedbusinessofcapecod.com unfinishedbusinessofcapecod.com Type of Projects: Creating perfect storage solutions. We design it, build it, finish it, and install it. Offering limitless design options for indoor and outdoor furniture. Homeowners can customize their homes with everything from floor to ceiling built-in entertainment units, and bookcases to custom designed home office, kitchens, bathrooms, custom dining tables and bedroom solutions. Visit our new showroom to experience the quality of the products and the high level of service you deserve. We offer free in home consultations.

FLOORING

SELECTION FLOORS

Lead Time: Variable Service Areas: Upper, Mid, Lower Cape Project size: All Years in Business: 2

ELECTRICAL WIRING CONTRACTOR

Lead Time: Varies Service Areas: All Cape and Off Cape Project size: All Years in Business: 26

372 Yarmouth Road Hyannis, MA 02601 Tel: 508-771-7270 • Fax: 508-771-6617 17 Balfour Road Chatham MA Tel: 508-348-5256 • Fax: 774-840-4924 Type of Projects: Bayside Electrical offers full service to residential and commercial properties handling projects of any size. Now offering underground and overhead utility work. Bayside Electrical combines honesty and integrity with the highest level of professional service and expertise. Bayside’s mission is to cater to our client’s needs from their initial phone call to final inspection.

GLASS MIRRORS & SHOWER DOORS

Lead Time: 0-2 wks Service Areas: All Cape Project size: All Years in Business: 32

192 Teaticket Hwy, East Falmouth, MA 02536, 508-444-6631 800 Falmouth Rd 106-C, Mashpee, MA 02649, 508-477-4080 Email: selectionfloors@gmail.com; Website: www.selectionfloors.com Instagram: @selectionfloors; Facebook: Selection Floors

111 Commerce Park Road, Brewster, MA 02631 Contact: Kathy McLellan Tel: 508-896-5683 • Fax: 508-896-1215 Email: www.mayflowerglassandmirror.com mayflowerglass@comcast.net

Type of Projects: We offer all design types to meet your needs and help turn your dream house into your dream home with the look and feel you want in every room. We have the hardwood flooring, tile, luxury vinyl, laminate and more to complete your project. Bring us the ideas from your designer, builder or architect and we will work with you to choose flooring that will fit any decor.

Type of Projects: Mayflower Glass has experience in both Commercial and Residential projects. Your home is your haven. You want nothing but the best. And, you want to have the best products and services at affordable prices. Especially in today’s economy. We work hard to ensure your complete satisfaction. We stake our reputation on it. That is why Mayflower Glass is “The name you’ve grown to Trust”.

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THOMAS L. TURCKETTA BUILDING AND REMODELING

65 Red Top Rd, Brewster, MA 02634 Contact: Tom Turcketta Tel: 508-385-3672 • Fax: 508-385-3743 Email: tom@TomTurcketta.com TomTurcketta.com

KITCHENS & BATHS

Lead Time: 0-2 mths Service Areas: Upper, Mid, Lower Cape Project size: All Years in Business: 40+

Type of Projects: Not all contractors are the same. We pay attention to details and offer real craftsmanship in our projects. We have restored many antique homes in the past 35 years. We also have finished a large amount of home remodels including custom kitchens, bathrooms, and other built-ins. We specialize in Custom Carpentry and cabinetmaking. 76

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Lead Time: 0-2 mths Service Areas: All Project size: All Years in Business: 26

26 Bowdoin Road, Mashpee 02649 Contact: Paul Puchol Tel: 508-477-3132 Fax: 508-477-7709 Email: ppuchol@botellolumber.com • botellolumber.com Type of Projects: Main Street@Botello’s is a high-end kitchen & bath showroom staffed with talented designers & installers. We offer custom cabinetry & moldings fromm our on-site millwork shop and the widest variety of displays on the Cape. Stroll down Main Street today and see your dreams come alive.

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LANDSCAPING & DESIGN

Lead Time: 0-2 mths Service Areas: All Cape/Off Cape Project size: All Years in Business: 25

68 Flint Street, Marstons Mills, MA 02648 Contact: Dan Shaughnessey Tel: 508-428-4772 Fax: 508-428-4707 joycelandscaping.com

345 Massasoit Road, North Eastham, MA Tel: 508-255-1770 782 Main Street Chatham, MA 02633 Tel: 508-945-1010 203 Willow Street, Yarmouthport, MA 02675 Tel: 508-362-9770

Lead Time: 0-2 mths Service Areas: All Cape & South Shore Project size: All Years in Business: 24

28 Nicoletta’s Way, Mashpee, MA 02649 Tel: 508-477-4814 • Fax: 508-477-4815 • Website: maffeilandscape.com

Type of Projects: Full service residential & commercial landscape company offering custom design and all facets of construction and maintenance services. As a member of The Joyce Companies, we continually strive to exceed the expectations of every customer in delivery of our product and service. For over 20 years Joyce Landscaping has established the bench-mark for quality & service in southeastern Massachusetts.

PAINTING

LANDSCAPING & DESIGN

Lead Time: 0-2 mths Service Areas: All Cape Project size: All Years in Business: 47

CapeAssociates.com

Type of Projects: Maffei Landscape Contractors specializes in all facets of landscape design, construction, & maintenance. Maffei Landscape is the premium provider for all of your landscape needs on Cape Cod and in Southeastern Massachusetts. For nearly 25 years, Maffei Landscape has built a reputation as the best in the business by making sure each client is 100% satisfied with our beautiful designs, masterful execution, and meticulous maintenance services. Our highly trained craftsmen will ensure that your landscape provides you with a lifetime of beauty and value.

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345 Massasoit Road, North Eastham, MA Tel: 508-255-1770 782 Main Street Chatham, MA 02633 Tel: 508-945-1010 203 Willow Street, Yarmouthport, MA 02675 Tel: 508-362-9770

Lead Time: 0-2 mths Service Areas: All Cape Project size: All Years in Business: 47

CapeAssociates.com

Type of Projects: Cape Associates, Inc., established in 1971, is one of the Cape’s largest Custom Building companies. We offer additional services in Property Management, Renovations/Maintenance and Painting for the Cape & Islands. Building Excellence since 1971.

Type of Projects: Cape Associates, Inc., established in 1971, is one of the Cape’s largest Custom Building companies. We offer additional services in Property Management, Renovations/Maintenance and Painting for the Cape & Islands. Building Excellence since 1971.

POOLS & SPAS

LUMBER & BUILDING MATERIALS

Lead Time: 0-2 mths Service Areas: South Shore, Cape Cod & The Islands Project size: All Years in Business: 25+

110 Rosary Lane, Unit A, Hyannis, MA 02601 Contact: John Viola Tel: 508-771-3457 • Fax: 508-771-3496 Email: john@violaassociates.com •violaassociates.com

Type of Projects: Viola Associates is renowned in the design and construction of exclusive residential and commercial swimming pools and service. Voted one of the top 50 US pool and spa builders in 2013, Viola Associates is also a known leader in irrigation systems, and outdoor lighting. For over 25 years the Viola brand has been synonymous with uncompromising quality and timeless beauty in Creating Outdoor Lifestyles.

WINDOWS & DOORS

Window Express & Gotcha Covered Fabrics 91 Mid-Tech Drive, W. Yarmouth Contact: Wendy Harris Tel: 508-778-0708 Email: windowexpress@comcast.net

Lead Time: 3-4 weeks Service Areas: Plymouth to Provincetown & Islands Project size: All Years in Business: 35+

Lead Time: Varies Service Areas: South Shore, Cape Cod, Nantucket Project size: All Years in Business: 40

Main Office: 216 Thornton Drive, Hyannis, MA 02601 Showcase: 75 Ben Franklin Way, Hyannis, MA 02601 6 Lovers Lane, Nantucket, MA 02554 • 2238 Route 6, Wellfleet, MA 02667 Tel: 508-862-6200 • Fax: 508-862-6012 Email: info@shepleywood.com • Web: www.shepleywood.com Type of Projects: Since 1978 Shepley Wood Products has been dedicated to providing the best quality products and services to building professionals. We partner with our customers on renovation, new construction and light commercial projects. Our commitment to service and innovation has always set us apart from other building material suppliers in the area.

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Type of Projects: Window Express & Gotcha Covered Fabrics is a full service decorating store. Visit our Hunter Douglas Gallery Showroom for the most extensive selection of shades, blinds and shutters. Browse through fabric sample books or choose from our wide selection of in stock discount designer fabrics for draperies, valances, cushions, slipcovers, upholstery and custom bedding. Call today for a Free in home consultation. h o m e re m o d e l i n g m a g . c o m

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ad index Electrical Building & Remodeling Amazon Granite 57 Bayside Electrical Cape Associates, Inc. 53 Contractors 59 Encore Design Remodel 6 Flooring & Tile Fraser Construction 59 Classic Tile & Stone Inc. 13 McPhee Associates RPM Carpet 5 of Cape Cod 11 Selection Floors 10 Michael A. Duffany Builders, Inc. 78 Glass, Mirrors Mid-Cape Home Centers BC & Shower Doors Patriot Builders 9 Andersen Seaport Shutter IFC Windows & Doors 41 Stello Construction 20 Mayflower Glass & Mirror 18 Thomas L. Turcketta Building & Remodeling 2 Historic Restoration & Preservation Custom Cabinetry, Furniture Thomas L. Turcketta & Millwork Building & Remodeling 2 Main Street at Botellos 73 Home Centers & Thomas L. Turcketta Building Supply Building & Remodeling 2 Hingham Lumber Co. 15 Unfinished Business Mid-Cape Home Centers BC of Cape Cod 37 Shepley Wood Products 19 Custom Wall Units Unfinished Business of Cape Cod 37 78

Home Furnishings Nautique 16 South Shore Design 74 Unfinished Business of Cape Cod 37 West Barnstable Tables 63

Outdoor Living Stonewood Products 63 Painting Cape Associates, Inc.

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Plumbing, Heating/AC & Insulation Insurance & Finance Anderson Insulation 74 First Citizens Federal Credit Union IBC Morgan Stanley Pools & Spas Smith Barney 73 Viola Associates, Inc. 72 Kitchen & Bath Property Management Encore Design Remodel 6 Cape Associates, Inc. 53 KAM Appliances 1 Cape Cod Islands Kitchen & Bath Gallery 4 Association of Realtors 72 Main Street at Botellos 73 Transportation Mid-Cape Home Centers BC Tracy VW 79 Snow & Jones Inc. 3 Windows & Doors Landscaping Andersen Maffei Landscape Windows and Doors 41 Contractors 55 Shepley Wood Products 19 Viola Associates 72

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LAST IMPRESSION “It’s not the size of your house that makes a home, it’s the size of your heart!”

BETTY WILEY

—Jane Lee Logan

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