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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When it comes to interior focal points, people tend to think of fine furniture or artwork. However, a well-placed window has a more striking effect than any piece of furniture. Start by choosing a landscape feature – a garden, a great view or something else – and then choose a window style that frames it […]

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A custom home builder has the expertise and passion for taking your dream home ideas and making them a reality. Mapleridge Construction will make the design and building experience memorable and straightforward from beginning to end. We will work together with you on your custom home and guide you every step of the way. We start […]

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Traverse City, Charlevoix, Harbor Springs, Boyne City, and East Jordan. These are some of the most spectacular towns in the world. They all have one thing in common, they are located right here in Northern Michigan. Here are a few reasons why you should pack up everything and build a home in this extraordinary place.  […]

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