Choosing Your Home Builder

file0001605663292If you’re in the market for a new home, selecting a custom home builder for your needs and for the type of new home you seek is one of the most important decisions you’ll make. Fortunately, there are a few proven ways to speed up the research and selection process and to help ensure that you find a quality builder who is a good fit to construct your new home.

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Where to Start When Building Your Custom Home

5PXiNzwBuilding your custom home can be a very exciting time. However, it can also be stressful, expensive and daunting if you’ve never done it before. For many, building a home doesn’t happen everyday, so it is important to feel as comfortable as possible along the way. This article will discuss where to start when you’re building your custom home, so you can ease some of that stress that comes along with the exciting process.

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Rustic Modern Architectural Style Home

RusticRustic Modern style homes usually have an open floor plan, modern furniture and preserved and exposed natural architectural elements. The color scheme is very simple with large windows bringing the outdoors in. This design style has an informal elegance.

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Mediterranean Architectural Style Home

MediterraneanHomes with the Mediterranean style tend to mimic those traditionally found in Mediterranean countries, particularly Spain, France and Italy. The most distinctive characteristic of this style of home is a low-pitched tile roof, which is often red. These homes often include extensive outdoor living areas, columns and arched windows and openings, and are usually finished in stucco.

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Contemporary Architectural Style Home

ContemporaryThe Contemporary architectural style runs the gamut from mid-century modern to the latest designs representing current trends towards sleek, contemporary design. This design is characterized by clean, simple lines, a minimum of decoration, lots of glass, and flat or shed rooflines.

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Traditional Architectural Style Home

TraditionalThe Traditional architectural design style has characteristics of one or more historical architectural styles, without being easily classified as any particular style. They can be eclectic or simply pared-down, modern-day interpretations of historic architectural styles. They tend to feature floor plans with a formal living and dining room, along with traditional comforts like welcoming front porches and cozy fireplaces.

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Selecting the Right Kitchen Cabinets

J7zGltTWhen it comes to remodeling your kitchen, cabinets can be one of your biggest expenses, accounting for up to 40 percent of your budget. Even more, they set the stage of your kitchen and you will have them for years. This is why selecting kitchen cabinets can be daunting. Here is a helpful guide to assist you with selecting the right kitchen cabinets for your kitchen remodel.

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What’s the Difference Between Quartz and Quartzite Countertops?

J7zGltTBoth are popular selections for countertops, but quartz and quartzite are not the same material. Each offers differences in appearance, durability, care and price that you should know about before making your decision.

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Comparison of Kitchen Sinks

file0001763074512There are many different kinds of kitchen sinks to choose from, but which one is right for you? In our previous article we discussed kitchen faucets; in this article we will discuss different kinds of kitchen sinks, as well as some general kitchen sink information, to better help you determine which one is best for your home.

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Comparison of Kitchen Faucets

file0001763074512There are many different kinds of kitchen faucets to choose from, but which one is right for you? From the more simple items with basic functionality to sophisticated pieces of art that look nice and do everything you expect them to do and more. This article will discuss different kinds of kitchen faucets, as well as some general kitchen faucet information, to better help you determine which one is best for your home.

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