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Ohio Design Duo Teams Up with Fypon for Exterior Renovation

After years of living in New York, Nick and Sarah Karakaian recently moved back to their home state of Ohio to take their business, Nestrs, to new levels. The husband and wife renovation and real estate management team has been transforming the homes and lives of their clients since 2014.


The design duo does it all: Interior home design and decorating, space planning and organizing, Air BnB design, general contracting and more. Their designs have gained notable attention from brands including IKEA, and Real Simple magazine. Nick and Sarah also caught the attention of HGTV and were featured in eight episodes of “Beach Flip” where they transformed a three-bedroom, two-bathroom beach house.

HGTV Nestrs Project

Fypon’s Role in Upcoming Renovation

The couple’s unique style marries form and function to create elegant, stylish designs that are easy for their clients to maintain. This emphasis on functional design is what inspired them to incorporate Fypon’s low-maintenance polyurethane trim and moulding in their upcoming exterior renovation in Columbus, Ohio.

Nestrs Before Project Photos

In their renovation, Nick and Sarah plan to add our classic, smooth pilasters and crosshead to create a streamlined door surround. They plan to embellish the surround using dentil moulding pieces and a peaked cap pediment to create an upscale entryway.

“Fypon’s products are beautiful and require minimal maintenance, which make them perfect for our high-end multifamily property,” Sarah explained.

Fypon Nestrs Rendering

Not only is the front door of the home’s exterior in need of a desperate makeover — the entire homefront needs a fresh update. They aim to design a cohesive look across the exterior by installing matching smooth, raised panel shutters around the windows. Fypon’s weather-resistant polyurethane materials require little maintenance, so the trim and shutters will continue to create a stunning exterior for years to come.

Teaming Up Beyond the Home

In addition to providing Nestrs with the door trim and shutters to create a beautiful home for their clients, Fypon also teamed up with Nick and Sarah to discuss ways homeowners can improve their home’s value.

In our interview with Sarah, we discuss creative ways to use decorative moulding and millwork, as well as design trends for 2018. Watch the full interview to learn how to easily add architectural features to your home’s exterior.

To learn more about Fypon’s door surround, decorative millwork and moulding options, visit our product page.