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A Guide To Traditional Home Architecture and Design

From Colonial To Victorian, Learn About The Key Elements Of Traditional Style Architecture

Traditional architecture draws inspiration from the past. The Colonial style reigned supreme in the 18th century and has evolved over time. Greek Revival architecture became popular during the mid-19th century, and was followed by the Victorian and Neoclassical periods. And, the Cape Cod-style bungalow...

16 Apr 21

Contemporary Architecture and Home Design

Understanding The Elements Of Contemporary Architecture And Design

Contemporary architecture and home design is innovative and reflects the aesthetics, style and thinking of a particular moment in time. It is ever changing and incorporates materials and technologies that are current and often cutting-edge. Contemporary architecture grew out of the very defined style of the "modern" movement...

13 Mar 21

Moving In: 5 Ways to Expand Your Home and Share Space with Aging Parents

How To Live Together While Maintaining Privacy And Independence

Multi-generational living can be beneficial for the entire family. For instance, strong bonds can be formed amongst family members when they spend a lot of time together. Living with family can create a greater sense of safety and security for your aging parents, while at the same time, they can be trusted caretakers of their...

14 Oct 20

Home Remodeling Design Tips For Aging In Place

How To Modify Your Home To Make It Safe And Comfortable As Your Needs Evolve

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines aging in place as "the ability to live in one's home and community safely, independently and comfortably, regardless of age, income or ability level."

Most adults would prefer to age in place for the feeling of greater independence and comfort that...

28 Jul 20

Why You Should Choose Meridian Homes To Build Your Custom Home

Our attention to detail is unparalleled.

At Meridian Homes, we specialize in custom home building. Our mission is to create exceptional residences that exceed expectations. Our highly personalized design process and careful management of every project has earned us a reputation over many years for outstanding client service and solid, beautiful craftsmanship.

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22 Aug 19

Landscaping Your Yard: 7 Tips You Need To Know

Learn How To Elevate The Appearance Of Your Home

First impressions are lasting. Beautiful landscaping is a smart investment because it elevates the overall appearance of your home, and increases the value of your property. Whether you are building a brand-new custom home and starting from scratch, or you are simply adding to the existing landscaping in your yard, you want the outside of your...

11 Jul 19

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