These days more and more people are interested in doing their own home remodeling. From television shows to blogs, and magazines, there are even more resources than ever for brave DIYers to learn tricks of the trade. If you’re planning to take on your home remodel, consider using some of the following resources.
If you are considering custom home building you may not yet be thinking of the resale value of your new home. You’ve been researching for months, and your mind is full of grand ideas of meditation rooms, home theater, indoor basketball courts, and outdoor showers. Projects like these are fun and can really add to the interest and value of your home, but their added value won't make much of a difference if you haven't covered the basics.
These days vintage craft cocktails are all the rage, and having a full bar at your home can be a fun and easy way to live the luxury lifestyle at home. Whether you’re planning your next dinner party, inviting some friends over for cocktail hour, or sitting back for a drink on your couch, there are some very cool tools and ingredients that you’ll want to include in your new custom bar.
Once you are settled in your new luxury custom home, consider hosting a few events to show off your new place! Here are four ideas for events you could have over the summer that are a great way to meet your new neighbors and reconnect with family and friends.
One of the benefits of building your own custom home is being able to design your ideal home gym. The most efficient way to plan this space is to decide what forms of exercise you most enjoy. This will help you to determine what equipment is essential and which you can do without.
Many people think of their pets as a member of their family. Instead of banishing pets to the backyard, including pets in the planning for your new custom home can ensure that you home will be comfortable for your family, and your pets. The key to accommodating your pets is to choose the right materials and design.
A home with ample garage space is one of the top ten must-have amenities that today's luxury home buyers are searching for. The garage is much more than a place where cars are parked. Today's homeowners use garages as surplus storage space, a workshop, a "man cave", and more.
If you're looking to make a garage part of your custom home design, here are four tips to take into account to make the most of your garage space:
Data from the National Association of Home Builders reveals that today's buyers demand energy efficient homes, even if it means paying a premium price. The benefit of going through the custom home building process that you can specify exactly which energy efficient enhancements you want in your home.
It's tough to beat the mild spring temperatures that we experience this time of year in Central Florida. A great way to celebrate the luxury lifestyle in your new custom home is to host a gathering with family and friends. Here are three helpful tips for entertaining in your home this spring:
If you look through inspiration sites like Pinterest or Houzz, you’ll typically see awesome and intricate designs for children’s bedrooms. While these are certainly impressive, they aren’t exactly practical.
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