For the last decade, in-home wine cellars have grown in popularity. Enthusiasts can house and display all their vintages, regardless of whether they have a few dozen or a few hundred bottles. If you’re considering a wine cellar in your home, it’s essential to have a strong understanding of what’s involved. You will want to […]

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There’s no denying that fireplaces add something extra to space – but what’s trending for the upcoming season and beyond? Think minimalist style and clean lines that let the fire element speak for itself. Current trends are all about boundary-pushing, bold fireplace designs unhampered by the limitations of traditional fireplaces. A hallmark of beautiful design […]

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Plenty of extras can be added later on, but if you’re building a new home you may as well make it a smart home from the outset. Self-programmable thermostats and smart heating and cooling systems can significantly reduce your energy usage, while things like smart doorbells, door locks, and smoke/carbon monoxide detectors can greatly increase […]

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Knowing the central focus of your landscaping project can make a significant difference when it comes to creating a well-designed garden, within your budget. Whether you are hoping to create a family garden or an entertainer’s paradise, the following might prove helpful in creating your own functional garden.   A family garden Open spaces, play areas, […]

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Whether you’re building a custom home or choosing from an array of design center options, knowing where to start with your bathroom project can be challenging. While daydreaming about what the finished space will look like can be pleasant, everyone begins by establishing their budget. Ultimately, your budget will determine much more than you think. After […]

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CHOOSE A LOCATION One of the main advantages of building a new home is the opportunity to live in an area you love. During retirement, the best schools and a short commute are no longer high on the priority list. So, what do baby boomers, those planning their retirements, and active retirees look for in […]

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The kitchen is often considered the heart of the home, and you gather there for daily meals, entertain guests, teach your kids family traditions, and much more. Because of that, your kitchen should be molded to fit your life and not the other way around. Decide What You Want  The first step is to develop […]

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You’re taking the first steps toward building your own custom home. Selecting the right custom home builder is the most impactful decision you will make along the road to your dream home. Choose well, and you will have a true partner and advocate. With the right builder, you will end up with a high-quality dream […]

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If you have the option to expand your garage, either by going from a two-car garage to a three-car garage or adding some extra depth, go for it. You’ll never regret having too much garage space, and even two or three feet in either direction will make a difference. This goes double if you use […]

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Outdoor living has been propelled to the top of homeowner wish lists and has become a top priority for architects, and design professionals focused on residential design. Connection to the outdoors/nature and outdoor entertaining both ranked high on the top 10 list of design drivers in “The Future of Home Design,” a recent survey conducted […]

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