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Public helps design a new home in Southwest Topeka

by on January 9, 2012

let's design a homeCarol and Terry Ronnebaum will host a ribbon cutting ceremony to announce their project for This past week our local community was able to begin following along with the on-going construction of a new home built in Topeka’s very own Lauren’s Bay Subdivision. Terry Ronnebaum Construction, Inc. recently broke ground on this exciting project. Throughout the construction process the public will have the opportunity to virtually monitor and view the building progress online. Currently the public is voting on exterior paint and exterior stone siding.

Carol created a blog,, to inform followers of the step-by-step process of construction during which choices of décor and products may be voted on by the public. At the end of the voting period the selection will be revealed and incorporated into the home. VOTE NOW FOR THE PAINT AND STONEWORK TO BE USED ON THIS HOME!

Elements for Voter Participation:

  • Exterior paint and stone
  • Cabinets, Granite tops and Hardware
  • Flooring – Hardwood, Carpet, Tile Design
  • Bath Design – Shower Tile design, Vanities designs and faucets
  • Door handles, Lighting and Window Treatments
  • Interior Paint Colors

This home, located at 4428 SW Shenandoah, is expected for completion Mid-Spring. Carol, a licensed REALTOR® with Coldwell Banker Griffith and Blair American Home and co-owner of Terry Ronnebaum Construction, Inc. stated, “The Let’s Design A House program is intended to increase interest while educating the public in new home construction in our community, show home buyers the many benefits of a new home and encourage community and small business involvement.” Ronnebaums have co-sponsored this project with more than 20 contractors and local area businesses. Some of these co-sponsors and vendors with show rooms will have on display the pre-selected voting options that its business is providing for the construction of the home.

Terry Ronnebaum Construction, Inc. has designed and built 100’s of homes in Topeka, Shawnee County and surrounding areas over the past 30 years. Carol noted, “We feel that this is a great opportunity to not only provide Topeka with another new home but to also help to promote the building industry in our local area. “

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