Design Tips for Easy Home Maintenance-Honolulu Star Advertiser

Design Tips for Easy Home Maintenance-Honolulu Star Advertiser

Great modern residential design pays attention to aesthetics, functionality, uniqueness — and easy maintenance. “There are a number of ways in which a home’s design can specifically reduce cleaning and maintenance — or make those tasks easier for homeowners,” says...
Improve your existing space-Honolulu Star Advertiser

Improve your existing space-Honolulu Star Advertiser

According to Malia Yee, senior designer for Graham Builders of Honolulu, sufficient storage space is a coveted amenity on most homeowners’ wish lists. “Most of our clients include improvement of their current storage situations as a major goal of a remodel or new...
Decide if now is the time to update your home-Honolulu Star Advertiser

Decide if now is the time to update your home-Honolulu Star Advertiser

Remodel or rebuild? It’s a question that occasionally confounds homeowners with older houses whose bones just aren’t “quite right.” Remodeling involves changing the structure or layout of a home, removing walls or changing the flow or structure of a building. Rebuild,...
Purposeful, adaptable spaces-Honolulu Star Advertiser

Purposeful, adaptable spaces-Honolulu Star Advertiser

“We should learn from the snail,” wrote iconic American architect Frank Lloyd Wright. “It has devised a home that is both exquisite and functional.” Not unlike the snail, Mike and Michelle Naito took their time building their dream house. They began the process with...
Build with the best-Honolulu Star Advertiser

Build with the best-Honolulu Star Advertiser

Three out of 4 adults age 50 years and older would prefer to stay in their homes as they age, according to a recent AARP survey. One Oahu couple decided to plan proactively, working with Honolulu design/build firm Graham Builders to create a residence that will...