Category Archives: Inside Stories

Concrete Revolution Surprises with Unusual, Artistic Uses of Concrete

Concrete Revolution Surprises with Unusual, Artistic Uses of Concrete

By Kathy Bowen Stolz What concoction do you create when you start with a floor in a Cheeseburger in Paradise restaurant, add a Google search, blend with natural artistic ability, stir in lots of hard work and add a dash of Facebook? It’s the recipe for success for Keefe Duhon and his nine-year-old decorative concreteContinue Reading

Precision Stone and Granite

Precision Stone and Granite

These days, virtually every new kitchen or bathroom built features granite. Homeowners are selecting it for its beauty, durability and ease of maintenance. But it’s not often that homeowners have the opportunity to examine and hand-select the perfect granite for that new kitchen or bath. It’s even rarer to see that same perfect piece beingContinue Reading

St. Martin Parish – where the livin’ is easy

St. Martin Parish – where the livin’ is easy

By Kathy Bowen Stolz You know the place. It’s full of friendly folks who play as hard as they work – folks who enjoy great food, great shops, great music and the great outdoors. Yes, it’s nearby St. Martin Parish “where Cajun began.” With lots growing scarce in Lafayette itself, builders and homebuyers are lookingContinue Reading

Rader Insulation

Rader Insulation

Rader Insulates Against Energy Loss By Kathy Bowen Stolz Although Nick Rader grew up working in his family’s lumber business, he found filling the spaces between a house’s wood studs to be his calling. He started Rader’s Insulation, based in Lafayette, Louisiana, in 2002, and the business has grown steadily since. It now has teamContinue Reading