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2nd Nov, 2015
Blog, Under Construction

In the 2009 movie "It's Complicated", Adam Schaffer (Steve Martin) tells Jane Adler (Meryl Streep) "Did you know it's good luck to start building in the rain?". 

Today construction has officially begun with the excavators, and there's lots and lots of luck coming down on us.

This lucky superstition left me feeling like I should educate myself in regards to other interesting tidbits.

I found the usual "never walk under a ladder", and have also found that when you move out of a house one should leave the broom behind. A new broom signifies a fresh start in your new home. BUT, it's BAD...

2nd Nov, 2015
Blog, House Plan of the Week

Featured House Plan of the Week, Craftsman House Plan, Home Plan, River Glen 30-223

The River Glen's front exterior reflects its name through a harmonious blend of wood and stone. Wooden handrails line a porch supported by painted wooden posts with tapered stone bases. Decorative wooden supports accent the front-facing gables, and gracefully curved...

2nd Nov, 2015
Articles, Blog

You’ve made the decision to build your dream home or you want take on the home remodel project that can turn the home that you like to the home that you love. Now you need to find someone who can help turn that dream into reality. Hiring a home designer doesn’t need to be tedious or overwhelming and if you start with a well thought out approach, it can be a smooth and exciting journey.

Custom Home Designer, Home Designs, Remodel, Plan Modifications

First off, reach out to friends or relatives who have gone through the process and ask about their experiences and who they worked with. The AIBD (...

1st Nov, 2015

Southwest Home Plan, House Plan, Under Construction, Northrop 30-096

Thank you Mr. L for the purchase of the Northrop 30-096 plan and allowing us the opportunity to follow along with the construction process.

We look forward to watching the progress, and appreciate your participation on the blog.

29th Oct, 2015
Articles, Blog

Upgrading your home’s exterior by adding an outdoor living space can be an expensive endeavor but a proper outdoor living area can enhance your lifestyle and increase the value of your property. Adding an outdoor patio or deck can make an attractive addition to any home and is consistently one of the number one projects for homeowners.

 

In a post-recession period, prudent spending hails supreme. Instead of putting hard earned cash in expensive room additions, the wisest homeowners will quickly invest in cost-effective exterior remodeling projects to boost the appraisal value of their home. According to...

26th Oct, 2015
Blog, House Plan of the Week

Featured House Plan of the Week, Mediterranean House Plan, Home Plan, Veracruz 11-118

The Verzruz has gridded windows that fill all of the gently arched openings giving this sun-bright stucco home a breezy Mediterranean-...

23rd Oct, 2015
Blog, New Home Plans

Traditional House Plan, Country Home Plan, Small House Pla, Alderbrook 30-913

The Alderbrook features a trio of gables that welcomes you to this traditional house plan. Once inside you are lead down the vaulted entry way past two...

22nd Oct, 2015
Articles, Blog

Create a unique look and flexibility to your living spaces with the use of sliding partition walls and doors to your home.

Sliding Wall Partitions, Barn Doors

The use of sliding partition or commonly called barn doors have become very popular. Not only are they ethically pleasing, but increases the flexibility of your living spaces by allowing you to open up a room, or take a large open space and divide it in seconds.

Attached using sliding door hardware, partition walls can be placed just about anywhere that you want to create flexible space. They can also be used to create private areas in your home, or close off...

19th Oct, 2015
Blog, House Plan of the Week

Featured House Plan of the Week, Traditional House Plan, Home Plan, Parkcrest 30-561

The bright and spacious single-level Parkcrest home with a wealth of formal...

12th Oct, 2015
Blog, House Plan of the Week

Country House Plan, Home Plan, Small House Plan, Briarton 30-339

Standing in the Briarton's large vaulted great room, you may forget that this is a smaller home. Windows line most of...

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