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Custom Home Building: Why the weather can be your friend or enemy

June 27, 2019

Building a custom home is a big decision and an even bigger investment. Any delay in the construction of your new home is frustrating, but it’s important that the lines of communication remain open, so you understand how weather affects things.

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Spicing Up the Pantry

May 21, 2019

In the past, luxury estates had a full kitchen staff who utilized one or more large pantries to store fresh and canned foods as well as cooking equipment and serving items. After a time, pantries decreased in space as homeowners used kitchen cabinets more for storage. Currently, larger walk-in pantries with many purposes have come back into vogue as homeowners have...

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Unique Additions to Custom Homes

March 29, 2019

Building a custom home is an exciting time, but it's also something you really want to get right. Among the considerations you'll have is whether you want to put something unique into your home's design. There are differences between making a home too unique — in a way that would make it harder to sell later — and making it just unique enough that it really fits your style...

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Questions to Ask Your Builder

March 18, 2019

 

When you plan to hire a builder, it's not surprising that you will have questions. You might even have a lot of them, especially if you've never hired someone to build a home before. But what should you really be asking? What are the things that you absolutely don't want to forget? Here are some of the most important questions to ask your builder, so you can choose the...

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Building a Home for Storage: Capitalizing on Space

January 16, 2019

 

When you build a home, you can make it what you really want and need. But one of the areas where people could miss out on all of their options, is storage. There are a lot of dead spaces in a house where you can store all kinds of great things, but it's much easier if you design those custom storage spaces into the home from the beginning. Think about the areas under the...

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January Home Checklist from Kurk Homes

January 11, 2019

Starting a new year is always exciting. While we all have new hopes and resolutions in place, we wish to keep our families safe. To do this, we've come up with a January home maintenance safety checklist. If you want to spread these out over the months, you can rank this in order of priority. Join us as we start off the year by following the checklist to keep our families...

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Southern Living Recipe - Creamy Chicken & Rice Soup

January 03, 2019

The perfect meal when it feels a little crisp outside is Southern Living's Creamy Chicken & Rice Soup. A great choice that the entire family will eat, and maybe even have seconds. 

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Texas Holiday Traditions

December 20, 2018

For many homeowners, the holidays are a time to fall in love with what makes your space so special — all over again. ’Tis also the season to show off your home — with casual open houses, family gatherings and fancy New Year’s cocktail parties. The whimsical nature of the season also makes it a perfect time to experiment with new holiday decorations and cuisine. Whether...

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Decorating Your Front Door During the Holiday Season

December 12, 2018

It’s that time of year again, and one of the most festive areas of your home could be your front door. After all, this is what people from the street see, and it should be the first place you start when making your holiday decoration plans. As with all things décor, the more unique your holiday theme, the more that front door will pop. Create a customized holiday approach...

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