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    Shedding Light On Home Automation

    What home automation isn’t. It’s isn’t a robot. It’s not HAL 9000*. It’s not C-3PO or Rosie from The Jetsons. Their time may come but right now, not so much. So, home automation = no robots. We digress. Imagine that…

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    Jon Girod Has His Hands Full

    Jon Girod has been proudly at the helm of Quail Homes for over 25 years. As the Owner and Builder, he oversees our day-to-day operations by working intimately with all departments at Quail Homes. From accounting to marketing to construction….

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    Downspouts: From Functional To Functional Art

    Previously, we shared information on low maintenance downspouts with easy-to-access clean outs. Alternatives to those downspouts include rain chains and artistic downspouts. Both act as functional art to enhance the beauty of the exterior of your home. Rain Chains With…

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    High-Tech Downspouts

    In the Pacific Northwest it feels like we deal with rain more often than we don’t. Lucky for you! No, really…April showers and all that jazz. With a Quail built home, there are options for getting rainwater out of your…

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    Where High Tech and Traditional Meet

    Where would we be without our gadgets and the electricity that powers them? Our friends at Prairie Electric are some of the most skilled people around and you’re about to see why. Here’s how they manage the wiring at one…

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    A Tale of Two Walk-Throughs

    Just like every Quail homeowner, every custom home we build is unique. One thing that remains the same is the individual approach we provide during construction. Here you see two Quail homeowners in the same basic stage of construction who…

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    Rebuilding After A Loss

    Building a home is a stressful time for anyone. Imagine rebuilding your home after you lose everything to a fire. That’s what happened to Quail homeowners Alan and Pat. While attempting to deal with the loss and settle in to…

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    Post And Beam Process

    We want to share the process of building a Quail home from start to finish. Previously we discussed the foundation of this home and it’s obvious significance. The home is now at the post and beam stage. That means the…

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