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Going Green:  Pantone Chooses Greenery as 2017 Color of the Year

Going Green: Pantone Chooses Greenery as 2017 Color of the Year

For the past 17 years color management company, Pantone Color Institute, has held a secret color conclave where presentations and great debates have determined the Color of the Year. Recently, Pantone announced its Color of the Year for 2017, a vibrant spring-foliage hue called Greenery….

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Rebuilding or Renovating – Tips for Tackling a Huge Project

Rebuilding or Renovating – Tips for Tackling a Huge Project

At Acadian House, our professionals are used to giving advice on home renovations, but with the recent flooding we are going through the rebuilding process ourselves as well. It can be an overwhelming task. We’d like to share some tips on how to tackle the…

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DESIGNER TIP: Adele Merchant on Complementary Cabinets

DESIGNER TIP: Adele Merchant on Complementary Cabinets

By Christina Leo, InRegister, October 2016 Many kitchens in the Baton Rouge area have been left with only their upper cabinets and tile floors after the devastation of the flood. For homeowners looking for a fresh start, Adele Merchant of Acadian House Kitchen & Bath Design has some…

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Rebuilding Baton Rouge: Focus Shifts from Cleanup to Construction (InRegsiter)

Rebuilding Baton Rouge: Focus Shifts from Cleanup to Construction (InRegsiter)

For hours, Kristie Overstreet and her family carried what they could upstairs: picture frames, small pieces of furniture, rugs, books, family heirlooms. They emptied under beds, picked up closet floors and stacked chairs on countertops to keep as much as possible safe from the water…

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Safely Cleaning Your Flooded Home:  The Truth About Mold

Safely Cleaning Your Flooded Home: The Truth About Mold

With the Baton Rouge area still in clean up mode after the recent flooding, Acadian House has received many calls and questions about demolition and mold remediation. After a house takes on water, special care needs to be taken to remove mold safely and effectively….

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After The Flood

After The Flood

The Acadian House Kitchen + Bath Design showroom was fortunate to have not received any damage from the flood despite the roads leading into the Industriplex being covered with water several days after the storm. Our team is also safe and sound after the storm, despite some of their homes…

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What To Do in the First 24 Hours After a Flood

What To Do in the First 24 Hours After a Flood

Avoid Additional Risks Upon returning to your home, check for any visible structural damage like warping, loosened or cracked foundation issues, and contact utility companies if you suspect damage to water, gas, electric and sewer lines. In addition, it’s important to have a working flashlight…

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5 Reasons to Renovate

5 Reasons to Renovate

Our Acadian House Kitchen & Bath designers work with many homeowners  involved in the great debate: “Should we stay in our current home and renovate or list the home and move on?” Bringing in a design team for fresh eyes on a space, after you…

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Shiplap: Paneling Makes a Comeback

Shiplap: Paneling Makes a Comeback

Shiplap. It’s a word very few outside of the design world knew about until Joanna Gaines’ Fixer Upper hit the airwaves. The HGTV show has popularized the Texas designer’s style: a rustic, yet elegant mixture of new and old textures. Fans of the show know…

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Makeover House #2 – 545 Autumn Oak Drive

Makeover House #2 – 545 Autumn Oak Drive

Our second makeover house is in Live Oaks Estates and is the home of an  Acadian House designer. The House For this project we had a bit of a role reversal. Our Acadian House Kitchen & Bath designer, Monica Broggi, and her family became the…

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