Whether you have a mud room already, you're planning on adding one, or if you are designing one in your future home, you probably have questions. You might not be sure of exactly what you want your mud room to look like, how big it should be, or what it should have in it so it fulfills all the ideas and purposes you have for it. It's much more than just a place to put your...Read More »
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There are many different options to consider when building your home. Our design team will customize any house plan to suit your budget, lifestyle and design preferences.
Through your architectural design process, we encourage you to look through existing plans, and have a dedicated resource for all of the elements that you desire to include in your home build. You can also...Read More »
There are many different traditions surrounding home building, but one of the most common is doing something that isn't seen but that you know is there, like writing on the interior studs before the sheetrock is put in place. But there are also some people who choose to do something bolder and more obvious.
No matter what kind of traditions you're considering, when you...Read More »
The more informed decisions that are made in the planning stage of your home, the faster and smoother the building process will go. Putting extra time into planning your home will pay off in the end. Here are some of things you will want to consider when planning your custom home -
- Storage – You can never have enough storage. Give us an empty drawer or cabinet and we...
An increasing number of homeowners are extending their living and entertaining areas far beyond the confines of their home. The environment of the outdoor space is being transformed as homeowners create atmospheres that extend past the ordinary patio, outdoor area, deck or garden. The trend today is about full outdoor kitchens and well-appointed entertaining areas that...Read More »
When rigorous ENERGY STAR® requirements are applied to new home construction, the result is a home built better from the ground up, delivering better durability, better comfort, and reduced utility and maintenance costs. This makes an ENERGY STAR® certified home the simple choice for energy efficiency.Read More »
There are a lot of ways to design and build a custom home, and one of the most popular options includes the addition of farmhouse features. These features have always been in some homes, but they wax and wane in how much of an interest there is in them. With the right mix of these features, though, they can have a timeless look and feel that will remain lovely and...Read More »
The all-white kitchen has reigned supreme among home decorating trends for the past decade. From stark alabaster to shades of soft eggshell, there's a white hue for every kitchen. One of the biggest benefits of going all-white is that it works for many styles - from space-age streamlined to farmhouse country casual.Read More »