We’re thrilled to have been featured in the Summer 2020 issue of Carolina Home + Garden. If you’re not familiar with the publication, it’s an excellent resource for homes in the Asheville area. Below is an excerpt from the magazine:
Sean and Laura Sullivan, owners of Living Stone Design + Build and ID.ology Interiors & Design, respectively, came to an epiphany about 12 years ago, and it wasn’t a good one. “Most of what we put in our homes — from the materials used in the construction process to rugs and furniture — is highly toxic,” explains Sullivan, who has 25 years in homebuilding under his belt, and embraced green building methods early on.
When the couple was selling a home they’d built a bit before the Recession hit, the buyers requested that a radon test be performed. “The test results revealed that the radon level was above the minimum acceptable level, which shocked us,” relays Sullivan. When he thought about it some more, though, it made sense. Sullivan maintains that the draftiness older homes are known for is commonly considered a liability, but should be reframed as a benefit.
To read the rest of the feature, click here.