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18 Nov 2019
custom home plans

Insulation Materials and How They Benefit Your Home

Installing insulation in your home is highly beneficial, especially if it is done as part of the home building or home remodeling process. It helps keep your home at a comfortable temperature, keeps your energy costs down, dampens sound, and helps prevent allergens from entering your home. When selecting an insulation type, remember that the higher the R-value, the more effective it is. Here’s a quick guide to different types of home insulation materials, from a residential architect: Fiberglass:  This […]

18 Mar 2019

Building a Custom Home? Tips to Smooth the Decision-Making Process

Building your dream home is a complex project and it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the process, especially when you’re confronted by the hundreds of decisions you’ll have to make! Here are some tips from a leading residential architect on how to make this a little easier – and your home an even bigger success. Don’t wait to mention big changes: It’s normal to want to tweak your home’s architectural design even when the building is in process, but any […]

10 Dec 2018

How to Start Designing Your New Home

Designing and building a new home – whether its reimagining an existing property or starting from scratch – is an exciting journey. You get to define your new lifestyle and a new future through an intense construction process and being prepared is your personal foundation. Here are some tips for helping you start planning the design of your new home with your residential architect. Build your brief: This is a great starting point and it will evolve as you flesh […]

27 Aug 2018
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Great Smart Home Devices for Tech Lovers

One of the trends that home remodel architects and interior designers have noted this year is the increasing demand for smart homes. With home tech devices becoming more user-friendly, practical and affordable than ever before, homeowners are embracing the role of technology in making their homes more connected and enjoyable to live in. Here are some of the most popular smart home devices and systems to include in your remodel. Amazon Alexa: Alexa first arrived with the original Echo smart […]

13 Aug 2018

Notable Trends to Inspire Your Home’s Design

Architecture and interior design is constantly changing, keeping homes looking fresh, innovative and exciting. Here are some of this year’s biggest trends, according to leading residential architects. Outdoor living space: More than ever, homeowners want to break down the barriers between indoor and outdoor living, allowing them to have a much greater flow between the house and garden. Large patios that can be enclosed, sun rooms and outdoor kitchens are just some of the ways of incorporating the outdoors into […]