New Home Blog Archives for August 2017

Why Post and Beam Construction is the Simplest Solution

By Bud Dietrich AIA, HouzzSimple and transparent while being an elegant expression of craft, post and beam construction has a lot to offer. It's one of my favorite building methods.First, post and beam construction is just so simple. We just can't get any more direct than having vertical posts that...

Expert Advice on the Ins and Outs of Construction Timelines

By Jeffrey Veffer B. Arch MBA, HouzzOne of the first questions we get when talking to clients about a new custom home or remodel is, “How much will it cost?” This is usually quickly followed by the second question, “How long will it take?” The answer to both is, “It...

Consider These 4 Important Things Before Construction

So you and your designer have settled on a plan for your remodel or your custom new-build home. You can already envision gathering with family and friends to cook delicious meals in your new chef’s kitchen. Or even feel the warmth of your new steam shower. But before all that...

Baby Boomers and New Homes: The Needs That They Want To See

There’s one thing to be said about housing trends that baby boomers have an influence on in the new home industry. There’s another to be said about baby boomers wants in general in relation to the lifestyle that they are living. And America is getting older, which means more baby...