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The Elements of Craftsman Style Homes

The Elements of Craftsman Style Homes

The craftsman style home was born in Britain out of the Arts and Crafts Movement that celebrated handicrafts and promoted the use of natural materials to celebrate the work of the craftsman­­­­­—handmade over machine made. The style was adopted in the United States during the early 1900s.  

 

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Staircase Options

Watch this video to learn more about the up and down options in your next home or remodel.

 

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Choosing the Perfect Spot to Build Your Home

Choosing the Perfect Spot to Build Your Home

The custom homebuilding process is one filled with planning, especially when it comes to placing your home correctly on your lot or land. Obviously, if you’re in a subdivision on a flat lot smaller than ½ an acre, positioning your home is going to be relatively straight-forward. But perhaps you’ve done your research and found a piece of land in close proximity to your favored activities, perhaps within a school district you want. The perfect spot. You know it will suit you best and you’ve made the purchase, or are about to. Now what? Where to put your home on the land?

We have several clients in the process of this very decision. If you’re using an architect, it’s good to get him or her on board at this point. At the very least, include your contractor so he can help assess your land from the perspective of constructing the home. He can offer insight as to what will be possible, what will cost the most, the least, where the home would be most efficiently placed, etc.

To get you started, check out the list of questions and items to be looking for:

 

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