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Examining House Styles: Contemporary Modern

22Apr 2019

Contemporary or Modern style homes are always a popular choice, especially for busy families. Clean lines and modern amenities typify these two styles and make them a great choice for anyone looking to build or buy a new home. Most people think of these as one style of home, but did you know that there are distinct differences between the two?

Featured above is our Appalacian Trail (MEN 5083) plan.

Rinnai Tankless Water Heaters

Corporate Spotlight: Rinnai

19Apr 2019

Nearly one hundred years ago, a young man’s fascination with a dancing blue flame would inspire him to found what is now one of the largest companies in the world. Rinnai Corporation is a household name. By 2019, the company has sold over 30 million Tankless Water Heaters worldwide and is hailed as one of the greenest companies in the world. Humble beginnings created monumental success.



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Do It Yourself: Screened In Porches

17Apr 2019

Birds singing in the trees, a warm breeze rustling their bright green leaves, the distant sound of a lawnmower and the smell of fresh cut grass: These are your surroundings as you relax on your covered and screened porch. Oh? You don’t have one, yet? Well let’s build one.


Featured plan above is our Rivers Edge (MEN 5044) plan. This plan features a prominent screened in front porch giving you a lovely space to relax and unwind.

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Building Peace of Mind: Fire Safety

12Apr 2019

According to the National Fire Prevention Agency, U. S. fire departments respond to an average of one home fire every 88 seconds. Another frightening statistic is that on average 7 people per day lose their lives in U. S. home fires. When you are building or remodeling your home, your family’s safety is your number 1 priority. Let’s look at making your home as fire safe as possible.

Building Your Dream Home: Foundations and Underground Utilities

10Apr 2019

Your dream home is getting closer and closer. There’s already been so much done. No, really, there has. Yes, I know you’ve mainly done paperwork and dirt has been moved around. I promise this step will let you see something tangible. Not fancy, but tangible.


Plan featured above is Stone Village (SMN 1030)

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Building Your Dream Home: Site Prep and Grading

01Apr 2019

You found the perfect spot to put your dream home. You’re ready to start building, but the site is covered in trees, tall grass and maybe a few old used tires. Well that’s easy to fix, right? Whoa, put down the chainsaw Bruce Campbell. There are a few things we need to look at before we start hacking and slashing.


Image above is of one of our newest plans Blue Ridge Overlook (MEN 5051)

Panda Windows and Doors

Corporate Spotlight: Panda Windows and Doors

29Mar 2019

The newest trend in home décor and design is windows. Not the windows we grew up with but floor to ceiling windows that lets you experience the great outdoors while still in the comfy indoors. A leader in this cutting edge design is Panda Windows and Doors.


Founded in 1990 by Avi Shoshan, Panda Windows and Doors is located in Las Vegas, Nevada. This green company focuses on custom orders for their stunning aluminum and glass creations.

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