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The Gaines Group: Tell Us What You Think About Our Firm

As you know, it is a difficult decision to hire a design professional. Before you start the process there are ...

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Thank you so much for reading and supporting my blog. I dropped the ball in the middle of the year, and as a ...

Another day trip idea for your holiday break – Williamsburg, Va

Another day trip idea for your holiday break - Williamsburg, Va Here is another day trip idea for your holiday ...

Day Trip Idea For Christmas Break – Washington DC

I recently was invited to speak at the Department of Energy in Washington DC. The drive up that morning was ...

My Christmas Wish For You – 2016

My Christmas wish for you - 2016 It has been another great year at the Harrisonburg Gaines Group Architects ...

Kindergarten Class In Harrisonburg Visits Architectural Office

I love to share my passion for design with as many people as possible.  Over the past couple of months I have ...

Chesapeake Western Railroad Depot: New T-Shirts We Love!

We love our building and love sharing that love with everyone - so we made t-shirts with our logo and a picture of ...

A beautiful barn in Broadway, Virginia

A beautiful barn in Broadway, Virginia One of my favorite structures to photograph is the barn behind our house. ...

Simple changes around your house will save you money

Simple changes around your house will save you money Simple changes around your house will save you money. Some of ...

Gaines Group Architect celebrate the holidays with 20% employment growth

Gaines Group Architect celebrate the holidays with 20% employment growth Another year is coming to a close and I ...