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Yearly Archives: 2015


Got an hour? Quick Updates for Kitchens and Baths

(BPT) - Busy has become a way of life. Between work, household chores, time with family and friends, people often don't have time to complete that entire wish list of home updates. Luckily, there are several simple kitchen and bath projects that you can conquer in minimal time that deliver maximum style and functional impact. [...]

By |April 17th, 2015|Bathrooms, Kitchens|0 Comments

Luxury Tudor House Plan

House Plan 96166 has an exterior of stone, brick and timber framing like you would see on a country cottage in England during Medieval times. Nostalgia for these charming architectural features has inspired many modern designs, and in this case, the “commoner’s cottage” grew to 4,928 square feet of living space with four bedrooms, three [...]

By |April 10th, 2015|Home Styles, House Design, House Plans|0 Comments

Contemporary Meets Craftsman: New House Plan

House Plan 50258: 2161 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms. From the exterior, we see a mixture of craftsman materials including stone and shingle siding. However, a modern layout, sleek metal roof and walls of windows provide an updated, rustic / contemporary look. Positioned on this sloping lakeside lot, the owners have taken full advantage [...]

By |March 27th, 2015|House Design, House Plans|4 Comments

New Colonial Cape Cod House Plan

House Plan 63381 has 3829 square feet of living space with 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. Cape Cod features include multiple paned windows and three doghouse dormers on a steeply pitched roof. Reminding us of Colonial architecture, the porch is supported by Greek style columns. From here, you may want to enjoy a glass of [...]

By |March 19th, 2015|House Design, House Plans|0 Comments

5 Ways to Redefine Your Outdoor Space

(BPT) - Winter's coldest days make you appreciate spring and summer, as well as the warm afternoons spent outdoors enjoying these seasons. And when the time comes, there's no better place to relax than in your own backyard. If your space isn't all it could be, though, this is the perfect time for a little [...]

By |March 6th, 2015|Home Improvement, Outdoor Spaces|0 Comments

New European Style House Plan

European Style House Plan 65995 is dressed up with board and batten vertical siding, arched windows and entryways and a steep, hipped roof design. A cupola sits atop the garage, and the exterior is complete with matching brick for the chimney and foundation. A total of 3096 square feet of living space allows for 4 [...]

By |February 20th, 2015|House Design|2 Comments

Common Plumbing Tips to Help You Avoid Disasters

Study up on a few of the most common plumbing tips, and you may be able to avoid major household disasters or just save some money by employing some do-it-yourself maintenance. Flood Defense Carpet and/or hardwood floors may never be the same after an unexpected flooding, so the best defense is preparation. Locate the on/off [...]

By |February 13th, 2015|Home Maintanence|0 Comments

Craftsman Style Hillside House Plan

Craftsman Style Hillside House Plan 85480 is positioned on a steep sloping lot that affords a peaceful view over the lake. The total living area is a generous 4304 heated square feet including 4 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. When viewing this home from the lake side, we see an outdoor terrace enclosed with arched stone [...]

By |January 29th, 2015|House Design|2 Comments

Choose the Right Window for Your Kitchen Remodel

(BPT) - What are the hottest updates for homes in 2015? The kitchen is one of the most popular rooms in the home to remodel, and for good reason. According to HGTV and Trulia, a kitchen update is one of the secrets to selling your home. When it comes to remodeling your kitchen you must [...]

By |January 23rd, 2015|Kitchens|0 Comments

Our Most Popular Greek Revival House Plan

Greek Revival Style House Plan 98226 offers 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms in 3143 square feet of living space. A soaring roof, tall windows and mottled brick gives the home a solid, timeless appearance. Main Floor Coming from the two story foyer, we see room divisions created by the use of columns. From the grand [...]

By |January 15th, 2015|House Design, House Plans|0 Comments