The major steps you will take on your path to building a custom home – Part 2

In last month’s blog post, we examined the new home construction process.  We focused on the first three phases of new home construction – Design and Planning, Laying the Foundation, and Framing.  Knowledge of these phases gives you the opportunity to better understand how your new construction home is progressing and the role you will have during this process.  In this month’s blog, we discuss the remaining phases of new home construction which are the Open Wall, Drywall, and the Finishing phases. Continue Reading

The major steps you will take on your path to building a custom home – Part 1

Congratulations! You just took a big step and signed the contract with Prominent Builders and Design to move forward with building your new custom home!  Before you get started on the next phase of this journey, it’s helpful to be know what to expect during the various stages of the construction process.  In this two-part blog, we outline the major steps you will take on your path to building a custom home. Continue Reading

The Many Advantages of New Home Construction – Part 2

In Part 2, we are continuing to look at the advantages of new home construction.  In Part 1, we reviewed some questions for determining your overall floor plan and covered some of the choices that you will make with the interior finishes. We will continue with the ways you can make your new home more energy efficient and use technology to support your lifestyle.

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Consider the Many Advantages of New Home Construction – Part 1

If you are in the market for a new home, don’t limit your search possibilities to just existing properties. Existing home inventory is low right now and while new home construction is also in high demand, building a new home gives you greater control in the process and the outcomes. New construction is not only exciting, but it can also be an affordable way to incorporate your tastes and lifestyle into the home of your dreams!

In this first of a two-part blog, we look at the many advantages of new home construction to help you know what to consider and expect during the process.

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The Core Considerations for Tackling a Basement Makeover

If you have an unfinished basement in your home and you are not utilizing it for any daily activity in your life, it’s a missed opportunity to maximize space and increase the value of your home.  The average basement is a dusty, damp, and dark storage area for household goods; but today’s homeowners are making more changes to their homes to retrofit their lifestyles and that includes unfinished basements.

So, what can you do with an unfinished basement?

In this month’s blog, we examine the core considerations for tackling a basement makeover regardless of the specific vision.  We also provide different basement makeover ideas.

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Selecting the interior options and features of your new home

As the new home construction boom continues across the country, more people are getting directly involved in customizing their living needs to closely fit their lifestyles. Assuming you have made the obvious choices of home location, size, and style, you will be faced with several other choices throughout the lifecycle of the construction process. New construction involves a range of selections and decisions and can easily become overwhelming to even a seasoned homeowner.

In this month’s blog, we review the types of choices you will need to make for the interior of your home and we provide you with some tips to help you make more informed decisions.  We also explain our process in working with our clients to help you through this daunting task of selecting the options and features of your new home.

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New Home Plan Trends for 2021

The events of 2020 have certainly shaped our lives in different ways, including the concept of “home.”  Since the beginning of 2020, home utility has evolved into being our workplace, school, gym, and decompression zones.  It only makes sense, then, that the trends are moving in the direction of this new definition of home.

In this month’s blog, we examine some of the new home plan trends of 2021, and offer some ideas on where to get started in the process.  If you are planning a brand-new build or just looking to make changes to your existing home, we review ways to begin planning and executing your new home space(s).

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Spring Forward! Time to Spruce Up

Daylight Savings Time is once again upon us and it is time to Spring Forward!  Now is also the time to start planning how to spruce up the exterior of your home from the cold winter!  Spring is about bright colors, light, and renewal, so why not turn those same ideas into exterior home improvements.

In this blog, we look at projects you can tackle in the next few weeks to revitalize your home and prepare for warmer weather.  We break down some ideas between smaller do-it-yourself (DIY) projects or larger projects that may require the capable help of a contractor like Prominent Builders and Design.

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Important Elements of a Kitchen Remodel

It’s a new year and a great time to set some short and long-term goals for yourself.  While you are identifying your personal goals, why not include some changes in your home as well? In last month’s blog, Creating the Bathroom of Your Dreams, we shared ideas on how to get started with a bathroom remodel.  We reviewed key components of a large or small bathroom remodel project, along with the various materials to consider. Continue Reading

Creating the Bathroom of Your Dreams

Are you tired of looking at those amazing bathroom photos online and dreaming that one day you could have a similar bathroom?  If so, maybe it’s time to consider an upgrade to your bathroom.  Remodels can be a significant investment, especially if you do a total overhaul of a room like the kitchen or bathroom.  But the cost is worth it in the end… to have that ideal bathroom space you always wanted, not to mention the increase in your home’s re-sale value. Continue Reading