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.
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)
So you bit the bullet and are going to remodel your home. No, put the sledgehammer down. As with anything a remodel needs to follow a certain natural course of events. It takes a lot of work to do correctly and we want to make sure you have this in the bag.
House plan featured above is Washington Cove (SMN 1034).
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)
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.
Don’t those remodeling shows make it look so easy? Fifteen minutes and a montage later and your home looks like it just popped off the pages of Martha Stewart Living. Remodeling takes a bit more work than those bubbly hosts would have you think.
The plan featured above is our Austin Ridge (MEN 5195) plan.
Building your dream home should be as easy as falling off a log. This article is all about the second stage in the process: Getting your construction loans and permits ready. The world runs on red tape; let’s try to make it less confusing.
The house plan featured above is our Main Street Villa plan.
You’ve decided to build your own home. That’s a huge project and sometimes it can be a daunting one. Well, we’re here to help. This article is all about the first step in building a home. From site analysis to helping you decide what you need in a home, we’ve got you covered.
Site Analysis is the first stage in any major construction project. Even if you are building something small you have to know where you want to build it and how suitable the land is to build it there. This is vitally important when you are building a house.
We all love Farmhouse Style. Those wide covered porches and white rooms with the comfortable and inviting décor. That open, airy kitchen filled with color and laughter. The luxurious claw footed bathtub where you can just soak for hours to relax. We all want to have those in our home. So how do we make this rural dream a reality no matter where we live?
What makes a home have that Farmhouse Style? Is it a formula that you can follow and give your home that look instantly? Is it something that can be bought at your local big box retailer?