Cabinets Trend to “Soft Modern”,Become A Clean, Simple Yet More High-Tech Look

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Cabinets are increasingly becoming more simple but more high-tech. While we’ve all had to adjust in the last few years thanks to the economy, the good news is that the kitchen is still holding its primary importance within the home. In fact, consumers have been willing to take down walls, combine rooms or steal space from … Read moreCabinets Trend to “Soft Modern”,Become A Clean, Simple Yet More High-Tech Look

Plans On Exterior Colors and Painting Techniques for Historic Craftsman Home

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For all traditional looking house plans and designs, it’s wise to follow a few general guidelines for painting exteriors. First, set a goal. Are you aiming to reproduce the home’s original colors (historical accuracy)? Or are you simply interested in choosing from the exterior colors that were available when the home was built (historical appropriateness)? … Read morePlans On Exterior Colors and Painting Techniques for Historic Craftsman Home

You’ll enjoy drastically reduced energy bills with a Net Zero Home Plan

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By 2050, all commercial buildings will be “net zero” – they will produce as much energy as they use over the course of a year. This requirement, put in place by the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act, is inspiring contractors to pursue more efficient building approaches. But net zero homes are not merely a … Read moreYou’ll enjoy drastically reduced energy bills with a Net Zero Home Plan

Which Green Home Plan Improvements Can Realize?

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Home ownership is a game of ROI. Which improvements will increase your enjoyment while also maximizing your home’s value? This consideration is especially important for green home improvements, since greenwashing contractors are happy to fool consumers into taking on expensive, ineffective projects that may not actually be environmentally friendly. Below, we outline which earth-friendly home … Read moreWhich Green Home Plan Improvements Can Realize?

Beautiful Design Ideas To Make Outdoor Living Spaces

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As the blustery days of winter tick by, we must remind each other that spring is just around the corner. Once those tepid days of early spring hit, you’ll be itching for a visually pleasing outdoor area where your family can lounge in comfort, and we have some great tips to make your space outstanding. … Read moreBeautiful Design Ideas To Make Outdoor Living Spaces

Small House Plans Deliver Big Value

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Business owners and contractors are naturally looking ahead to the coming year. Many are cultivating hope for an improved economy and more robust residential construction sector. By reviewing housing data , we can extrapolate which trends will continue to gain strength . Here are the housing trends you can expect to see in the coming year: … Read moreSmall House Plans Deliver Big Value

Cozy & Contemporary Home Plans

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Refer to “modern” or “contemporary” house plans, and many people envision a cold, uncomfortable atmosphere. However, with thoughtful floor plan design, contemporary home plans can be both sleek and cozy. For example, a built-in reading corner with windows on two sides adds a sense of comfort and wonder to any room, no matter how modern. … Read moreCozy & Contemporary Home Plans

10 Steps Guide to the Home Building Process

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Here’s what to expect during the major phases of construction. Building your new home is exciting, especially when you understand how the process works. Chip Perschino, senior vice president of construction at Edward Andrews Homes, says it’s understandable that buyers are excited to see their new home, from start to finish. “Our homeowners enjoy watching … Read more10 Steps Guide to the Home Building Process

A range of energy-efficient small home plans in a variety of charming styles

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We’ve said farewell to 2012, and now business owners and contractors are naturally looking ahead to the coming year. Many are cultivating hope for an improved economy and more robust residential construction sector. By reviewing housing data from the close of 2012, we can extrapolate which trends will continue to gain strength in 2013. Here … Read moreA range of energy-efficient small home plans in a variety of charming styles

How to Choose a Designer for your Contemporary Home Plans

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These days, it seems everything is customizable, but the ultimate in individualization is found in custom home plans. Having your initials embroidered on your linens is one thing; living in a home built exactly to your preferences is quite another. However, a custom home also poses its own challenges – for instance, how do you … Read moreHow to Choose a Designer for your Contemporary Home Plans