One of the hardest parts about building a new house or doing a major remodel is making sure that you do it without any regrets. Who wants to spend THAT much time and money on something and then wish that you would’ve done it differently? Absolutely no one. But, on the other hand, is it even possible to build a new house and make all of the right decisions the first time around? Probably not. The reason being, how will you know how your family will live in your new space befor
With the summer months on the horizon, many of our clients are thinking about ways that they can enjoy the exterior of their home during the warmer months. What’s better than sitting out on your deck and enjoying a cocktail, right? Maybe you love relaxing on the deck with your morning coffee while the kids play in the yard? Whatever it is, there’s no doubt that adding a deck to your home will be one of those decisions you’ll be so glad you made. If a deck project might be in
It’s no secret that the thought of a home construction project can bring on anxiety for just about anyone. Building or remodeling the most expensive thing that you own can be stressful, and paying for it is typically the root of the anxiety. So, why can’t there be a way to make homeowners feel more at ease so that this process can be a more enjoyable one? Well, I feel like there is. Educating clients (and potential clients) about the home building or remodeling process is so
Did you hear the news? Today is the first official day of spring! It’s about darn time if you ask me. It makes me so happy to know that warmer sun, longer days, and the world turning green are just around the corner for us. This is the time of year when homeowners start thinking about getting their yard ready for the summer, and it’s the perfect time to do some pre-planning. Make a plan now for turning your yard green this year so that you can be enjoying a drink on your pati
When it comes to designing your new house or your remodel project, let’s face it – the laundry room probably doesn’t get the attention that it deserves. It doesn’t deserve design attention because you’ll be having so much fun when you’re in there (at least I don’t think so) but considering that it’s a space that you’ll spend time in pretty much every day, I think it justifies a second look. There are lots of great ways to make this room of your home functional, efficient, and
Just like the world of fashion, the building industry has its own fads and trends. In recent years, the open concept floor plan has become increasingly popular. It’s a far stretch from the compartmentalized homes of the past, and the overall idea is that there are no walls separating your kitchen, dining area, and living space. Personally, I love this concept and decided to plan our entire home around the fact that I wanted the open concept living space. There were a few main
If you ask me, choosing a kitchen countertop for your new home or your remodel project is exciting. A countertop can totally set the tone for the style you are going for in the kitchen. It’s also a part of your house that you will literally use and look at multiple times a day. Unless you’ve really spent the time doing research, it’s hard to know what kind of kitchen top will be the best for you. It’s super common for our clients to ask for a little help with this category an
When it comes to home building, nobody likes feeling any regret. I think part of the anxiety that comes along with building a new house is wanting to make sure that you get every single thing right, right from the beginning. There are so many decisions to make, so many options that you could choose from, and so many things you could splurge on! In our tech-savvy world, we’re surrounded by all of these amazing home ideas and it’s tough to figure out which are the best for you.