• There’s no doubt that it’s finally time to replace the 1980s butcher-block and Corian kitchen that you’ve been making do with all these years. But you may be worried about cost or not knowing who to turn to in order to create your dream kitchen......

  • Home additions are a great way to add significant living and entertaining space without spending the money on a move or a new home. Pre-existing structures have a great deal of potential, and sometimes homeowners ignore that in lieu of a brand-new build. While having......

  • Some people probably wonder why planning before construction begins is so important. The simple answer is that you want to be prepared for every possible outcome. Deciding to add an addition to your property is not something to declare on a whim. For the project......

  • When it comes to home additions and revisions, the possibilities are endless. No matter your style, there are multitudes of products and professionals to make your dreams come true. Of course, with those dreams comes the reality of the project and what it will take......

  • Each and every home has its own unique voice. From décor to paint, there is always something in each home that makes it stand out. Although there are several ways to make your home unique, one of the biggest ways of creating a home’s individuality......

  • Creating a unique feel with your furniture or décor helps to demonstrate your individuality as a person or family. Adding a throw pillow, a favorite vase, or even a painting are all fantastic ways to make your home stand out. While home décor is a......

  • The Craftsman-style home has been delighting families and architects since the early 20th century. Inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement of the late 19th century, this style of house captures the beauty of simple designs and natural, local materials. Looking around, you may notice......

  • Your home is likely the largest investment you will ever make. It’s where you spend most of your time and where you raise your kids and celebrate those special occasions. So when you make the decision to remodel or put on an addition or even......

  • Buying and selling a teardown property may come with an endless list of questions or misconceptions. While teardowns are not terrible difficult to understand, the name itself can be misleading and leave those who are new to the concept wondering if they are making the......

  • The real estate market can seem like a fickle thing. Sometimes prices are fair, sometimes they are high, and other times they plummet. For buyers seeking new builds or a move-in ready home, the asking price could be more than they planned to spend. Purchasing......

  • Building a brand-new home from scratch is a huge undertaking and often an expensive project. And if you’re starting with a teardown before even beginning on your construction, your project will be even more expensive, even though it’s most likely necessary. But there are ways......

  • Every homeowner has a fear of renovation and fixer-uppers. Walls may hide multitudes of problems that could cost big bucks. Even scarier is the decision to completely tear down a home to build a new structure. No longer is there fear of what one could......

  • A teardown refers to the process of demolishing an existing house to make room for a brand new one. Making the property appealing to prospective buyers, taking advantage of increasing property values, or just building a nicer, larger home are the common reasons for teardowns.......

  • Building a home is an exciting and sometimes stressful journey. Finding a good architect, hiring a construction company, and often, tearing down an existing home to make room for the new home takes time and money. While teardowns may seem straightforward, there are actually quite......

  • When undergoing a home remodel or new building construction, having an architect at your side can make the process a smoother experience. After all, they have the experience, knowledge, and foresight to make the right decisions throughout the entire project. Architects are there to make......

  • Do you really need to hire an architect when building a house? After all, you can just use pre-made house plans and hire a builder to start working right away. But the answer is yes! Hiring a professional ensures that you’ll be left with an......

  • To a new home buyer, nothing is more exciting than watching their property change from old to new. Every idea and vision that they have for their home will come together before their eyes. This doesn’t magically happen, as much as we might like, rather,......

  • Building your first home can be both exciting and challenging at the same time. While buying a previously built home and making a few updates to fit your needs may seem like a fantastic alternative, the home will never have the feeling of comfort and......

  • The decision to tear down a house instead of renovating might seem like a scary idea to some. However, it’s probably the best option for certain properties. Some houses have deteriorated beyond repair, while others simply have pest problems. In a lot of cases, especially......

  • If you’re thinking about building a new home or embarking on a home addition project, chances are you’re starting to plan for how much money you’ll spend. While that’s clearly important, we suggest you also think about how much time your project will take, and......

  • Building a new home can be overwhelming to say the least. Misunderstanding the process or tools involved could result in extensions or have a serious impact on the final cost. While budgeting can be useful, inexperienced customers may have plans for the final output that......

  • If you’ve ever completed a home-building project or talked to someone who has, you’ll know the project often end up costing far more money than you think before you start. Small details, delays, and unforeseen costs may rise unexpectedly—and once you start a new home......

  • Tearing down a home can be a large expense depending on your method. It takes permits and sometimes prayers to get things done the right way. The demolition can be straightforward, but that doesn’t make it less intimidating. There is a lot of money on......

  • A viable option for any new home buyer is to completely demolish an existing structure to make room for a brand-new and customized build. It’s not always the first option buyers lean toward, but it can be effective in giving home buyers everything they want......

  • Home construction can be a big task to take on, especially for someone who has never been involved in a home-construction project. Deciding on a contractor and determining a reasonable timetable is just the beginning of what could turn out to be a long and......

  • Whenever you begin a new project, it only makes sense that you would complete your due diligence and conduct the proper research. As with anything, construction is full of ups and downs, particularly maintaining a budget while adding in all the necessities to fill the......

  • Building a new home comes with a string of emotions ranging from excitement to complete stress. Things can and will go wrong, so it’s imperative that you prepare for those outcomes before getting in over your head on a project. Construction takes time and money,......

  • The idea of new home construction has developed some negative connotations over the years. When a homeowner considers a home construction project, thoughts of a missing construction crew or a half-finished project tends to cross their minds. Television programs or movie plots embellishing a construction......

  • Unfortunately, new home construction plans and budgets rarely agree. The costs of building dream homes tend to jump higher than expected leaving homeowners with empty wallets, often called “budget creep.” The addition of new items or mishaps that arise may seem small at the time......

  • Any home construction project, whether a renovation, addition, or an entire home, is a big undertaking. Roadblocks, mistakes in communication, and delays are common along the way, but our simple best practices can make the whole process less stressful and more successful. 1) A qualified,......