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Yearly Archives: 2017

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The Ins And Outs Of Incorporating Solar In New Construction

Designing your dream home? It’s an exciting time. You get to customize everything from your interior color palette to your landscaping. It’s easy to focus on the visual elements, but don’t forget that building a home can be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to improve your energy footprint for good. For many homeowners, this means going solar. [...]

By |May 12th, 2017|Energy Efficiency|0 Comments

Uniquely You Hues: Decorating With Your Personality In Mind

(BPT) - Whether you realize it or not, the colors you select for your home and your personal belongings tell a lot about your personality. In fact, according to a recent survey by PPG, 58 percent of 2,500 consumers surveyed agree that colors selected for their home, car and consumer products - such as appliances [...]

By |May 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

House Plans with a 3 Car Garage

House Plan 82356 Total Living Area: 2,688 SQ FT Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4.5 Stone, brick, and shake siding combine to create a stunning appearance for this rustic home. Inside you will find an open floor plan concept for the great room and kitchen. A vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, high bar, and walk-in pantry are [...]

By |April 28th, 2017|House Plans|0 Comments

How To Prevent Your Property From Being Vandalized

The effects of vandalism can be felt long after the broken glass has been swept away or the spray paint washed off, because the damage vandalism causes goes far beyond that. The feelings of violation and the threat to a homeowner’s sense of security can linger, because the underlying message behind vandalism is simple: “I [...]

By |April 21st, 2017|Home Safety|0 Comments

Plumbing the Possibilities: Outdoor Living Spaces

(BPT) - The trend toward outdoor living spaces that mimic the look, comfort, convenience and functionality of indoor spaces doesn't have to stop at the backyard grilling station. A growing number of homeowners are exploring new additions to their outdoor spaces, including outdoor showers and powder rooms, and even garage entertaining areas anchored by sinks [...]

By |April 14th, 2017|Outdoor Spaces|0 Comments

New House Plans with Modern Designs

Modern House Plan 82452 Total Living Area: 2,506 SQ FT Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 This stunning modern house plan design is sure to be the talk of the town with its beautiful arched covered porch and stately stone based columns. Step into the spacious Great Room with a fireplace for cozy evenings spent with loved [...]

By |April 7th, 2017|House Design, House Plans|0 Comments

3 Bedroom Cabin Plans

Cabin House Plan 51412 Total Living Area: 1814 SQ FT Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2.5 The exterior of this narrow lot cabin home plan is suited perfectly for the lake or river front. Inside, the kitchen and great room come together beneath a vaulted ceiling where an island and snack bar provide a space for snacks with [...]

By |March 31st, 2017|House Plans|0 Comments

4 Design Upgrades for a Spring Refresh

(BPT) - With warm weather knocking at the door, it's time to rejuvenate your space and rid the home of winter clutter. While it may be the perfect time of year for a refresh, it can be challenging to find exciting new ways to decorate. With top design trends in mind, here are four simple [...]

By |March 24th, 2017|Home Improvement|0 Comments

How To Make Your TV Sound Great

If you’re building a new home, you’ve probably already put a lot of thought into your new living room or media room. However, building a new home is a great opportunity to take advantage of the latest TV technology. You can create a home entertainment system that comes close to duplicating the movie theater experience [...]

By |March 17th, 2017|Technology|0 Comments

4 Hot, High-Tech Upgrades to Give Your Bathroom Over-the-Top Luxury

(BPT) - Americans love luxury and technology, so it's no surprise that the two are meeting and thriving in one of our favorite places - the bathroom. Just as technology is transforming every other area of the house, inside and out, it's recreating our concept of what constitutes a luxurious bathroom. The 2016 Houzz Bathroom [...]

By |March 10th, 2017|Energy Efficiency, Home Improvement|0 Comments