Author Archives: Bruce Gingrich

Historic Carriage House in Lancaster City

Kevin, a designer at Horizon Kitchens, insisted that Phil call me; I was the person Phil needed to execute the kitchen remodel Kevin had designed for his carriage house in Lancaster City.  The structure had been converted into a residence … Continue reading

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Our Contemporary Bath Makeover Won!

We won the Lancaster BIA Remodeler’s Awards of Excellence high end bath category this year. I had not entered a project since the late 1990’s and it feels good to be honored by my peers.  Sandra called me a few … Continue reading

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Check Us Out On Houzz.com

You can see our most current work on houzz.com: Glenn Gingrich  Design|Build|Remodel  

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In a Mudroom/Laundry Functionality Rules

It doesn’t matter how good the room looks, if it does not work well, it is a failure.  The existing room was neither, functional nor beautiful. No counter space adjacent to the sink Imagine trying to get four young boys … Continue reading

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Great Design Bang For The Buck – Completed!

The second blog post I did back in November 2010 <Great Design “Bang for the Buck”>, described a custom kitchen design that kept an eye on the budget.  The client called me back almost a year after I did the design … Continue reading

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World Premier Exhibit Of My Photography

I am displaying my photography of Lancaster County at the New Holland Coffee Company for the month of March.  Hang one of these pictures in your home, or the prints make great gifts!  To see the full selection of images … Continue reading

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Fascinating Solution To Painting A House With Bullnose Drywall Corners

My brother lives in San Diego, and bought a home with a completely open first floor that is divided by arched openings.  The openings are finished with bullnose  drywall corners leaving nowhere to transition colors between rooms because there is … Continue reading

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Contemporary Bath Remodel In A Traditional Home, Wayne, PA

Straight lines and a contemporary color palette set this bath apart. Needless to say, Ginny was thrilled to lose the blue tile.   This sink combines the look of a raised vessel and cost savings of a drop-in sink that … Continue reading

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Design As Problem Solving

If you will allow me, I would like to explain what a Greenhouse Germination Chamber has to do with your home. Several months ago we were called by the grower at a large, local greenhouse to build them a germination … Continue reading

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Bathroom Lighting

The ideal lighting at a bathroom vanity uses a light on each side of the mirror, the crossover of light eliminates shadows allowing you to see well for make-up application and shaving.  The worst lighting at a vanity is the … Continue reading

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