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Three Reasons to Install Solar

February 8, 2018 | 0

Solar panels allow homeowners and businesses to harness the power of the sun to produce electricity. Back in the day, solar energy was prohibitively expensive. Solar panels were pricey, and the solar arrays themselves were inefficient at producing energy, which translated to even more expense. Today’s solar panels are both less expensive and more efficient, […]

Taking Your Home off the Grid

January 18, 2018 | 0

Back in the day, living off the grid was strictly limited to survivalists and remote rural areas. Primitive living conditions with few human comforts were the norm. Today, living off the grid is much more mainstream. With the proper off-the-grid setup, it is possible to operate household appliances and even heating, ventilation and air conditioning […]

5 Things to Consider when Building a Custom Home

January 2, 2018 | 0

Perhaps the biggest advantage to building a custom home is that the design and construction are done to your precise specifications. Along with determining a budget, building a custom home requires considering these five factors: design, location, energy efficiency, local requirements and long-term livability. Working out these factors in advance can help ensure that the […]

Designing a Better Kitchen

November 22, 2017 | 0

Installing a new kitchen ranks as one of the most popular home remodeling tasks, and it’s easy to understand why. Choosing high-end appliances and custom cabinetry is exciting. However, in the emphasis on designing a visually appealing space, many people forget these five essential elements of kitchen design:     The Kitchen Triangle Many people […]

Five Things to Consider When Creating an Outdoor Living Space

November 9, 2017 | 0

A well-designed outdoor space can be a major factor in making a house into a home. Mindful planning is as important in designing outdoor living spaces as indoor living spaces. Consider these five points when considering the design of your outdoor living space:   Purpose for the Space The first and perhaps most important consideration […]

Designing a Home Library

October 25, 2017 | 0

If you are a book lover, you probably have a large book collection. A home library is an ideal solution not only for housing and displaying your books but also for providing a retreat for you to enjoy reading them. A home library can also be a cozy spot for visiting with guests. Careful planning […]

5 Things to Consider Before Your Renovation

October 13, 2017 | 0

If you’re a fan of TV home renovation shows, you know that remodeling a home can be a major undertaking. However, renovation is also the ideal way to ensure that your new home is exactly what you want. If you’ve found that not-quite-perfect home, consider the following five factors before making the final decision to […]

13 Tips To Adopt A Greener Way Of Life

April 12, 2017 | 0

When it comes to going green, people are finding that little changes in their homes and daily routines can have large positive benefits on the environment. Here are 13 tips you can implement in your own home today. Collect the Excess Water When Washing Produce: Most of us have a habit of running the tap […]

The custom home experience

July 7, 2016 | 0

It may seem obvious, but building a custom home is just not the same as buying one. A custom home is your home, not something the builder thought up or the previous owner chose. Every choice is yours and the experience you have should allow you to take your time and do it right. Because […]

Picking a builder

July 7, 2016 | 0

I’ve talked a lot about the experience we think everyone should have when they decide to build a custom home. What I haven’t talked a lot about is how important picking your builder is. It’s probably the single most important decision you’ll make and its not an easy one. Obviously I’m somewhat biased since I’d […]