Southern Living Renovation Idea House

By Adam Little, February 10, 2014 | In Home Design,Renovation Design |

Southern Living commissioned Frustero Design, Inc. to design their first ever Renovation Idea House in Mountain Brook, Alabama. The result was the transformation of a 1930s ranch house into a charming and livable work of art known as The Greywell Cottage. To date, this timeless home still commands the attention of its admirers.

The original choppy …


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Greystone Remodel: An Architectural Overview

By Chuck Frusterio, August 4, 2010 | In Renovation Design |

Kitchen renovations and remodels are becoming very popular as the social hub of home entertainment.  Even if cooking is not your forte, most homeowners want a great kitchen that will accentuate their home. With todays smaller open floor plans, kitchens are also becoming more progressive and formal as a continuation of the entertaining spaces such …

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Greystone Traditional Goes Contemporary

By Adam Little, July 27, 2010 | In Renovation Design |

In December 2009, we (Frusterio Design+Build) were contacted to renovate this traditional home in the Greystone community in Hoover, AL. The home was originally designed by Chuck Frusterio in 1994. The homeowners,who love contemporary design,viagra cheap contacted FDB (follow us @frusterio /@FrusterioDB and while you’re at it @mihiadam) to renovate their traditional kitchen …

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New Add Campaign Urges Renovation and Recyling

By Lindsey Walta, September 1, 2009 | In Renovation Design |

For more than a decade we lived in a culture of real-estate ambition as up-ticking values made every house a potential nest egg. God help us, we were a nation of bidders and flippers consumed by balloon mortgages, rate locks and transfer taxes.

Now that Americans are resigned to staying put for a while, will they …

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Can’t Sell? Update!

By Lindsey Walta, May 14, 2009 | In interior decorating,Renovation Design |

In a down economy, sometimes you are faced with the reality of staying put in your current home, like it or not. Consider updating your look to satisfy the need for a change and to give yourself an edge when the market turns.

-Replace old, worn carpet with new carpet or consider upgrading to hardwoods.

-Replace doors …

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