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10 Mistakes To Avoid When Designing and Building A Custom Home

How To Ensure Your Project Goes Smoothly From Start To Finish

When you build a custom home, it can be designed to your exacting specifications. There will be many decisions to be made as you move through the various phases of your project, from choosing the lot location to the type of tile you want in each bathroom. Avoiding the 10 common mistakes we've outlined below can ensure that your custom...

07 Nov 23

How To Make Your Home Safe For Halloween

10 Tips For A Safe, Fun, And Spooky Holiday!

Halloween is almost here! Pirates, witches, superheroes, and more will be roaming your neighborhood looking for treats. Use our 10 tips as a checklist to ensure that Trick-Or-Treaters will be safe when they visit your home.

24 Oct 23

Exquisite Fireplace Design Ideas

How To Choose A Fireplace That Fits Your Decor And Your Lifestyle

A beautiful fireplace can be a striking architectural feature and focal point in a room. During the chilly fall and winter months, a roaring fire warms your home and provides an inviting, cozy gathering place for your family and friends. Incorporating a fireplace into the design of your new custom home or your newly remodeled home...

11 Oct 23

15 Tips For Fall Home Maintenance

How To Prepare Your Home For Cooler Weather

Fall is here and it is time to prepare your home for the approaching cooler weather. Getting your home into tip-top condition now can save you money and lots of headaches later. Read our 15 Tips For Fall Home Maintenance and then start a checklist of items that you need to tackle right away.

19 Sep 23

10 Ways To Spruce Up Your Front Porch

How To Make The Entryway To Your Home More Inviting

A front porch is an architectural structure that provides shelter when entering or leaving a home. It has a roof that is supported by columns, walls, or beams, and it connects the outdoors to the indoors. Whether you have a wrap-around veranda, an expansive farmhouse-style porch, a gabled bungalow porch, or a small portico-covered stoop, the...

11 Sep 23

Designing And Building A Custom Home: What You Need To Know

Making The Entire Process Easier To Understand

Living in a custom home that has all of the amenities that you’re dreaming of is an exciting idea. However, designing and building a custom home can seem like a daunting prospect. In this article, we detail what to expect from the earliest phases of planning through completion of construction of your custom home, and take you step-by-step through the...

31 Aug 23

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