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Tag : Residential Architect

14 Jan 2019

Is My Project Too Small for an Architect?

One of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to home building, remodeling or extensions is – do I need an architect? For many homeowners, hiring a residential architect can seem like too high an expense for their project, especially when it seems like a minor project. Here is some advice from custom home architects in NJ on this issue. Do I Need to Hire a Residential Architect? Follow this Simple Rule  Generally speaking, a good rule to follow […]

24 Dec 2018

Insulation is Key to a Warm, Comfortable Home

When most people think about a cozy, warm home, they first think of their fireplace or central heating system – but it’s really your insulation that matters the most. Here are some insights to help make sure your new or remodeled home stays warm through the winter. Why do Homes Need Insulation?  Essentially, the purpose of insulation in the home is to create an effective barrier around the building, preventing warm air from escaping in the winter months and keeping […]

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 […]

03 Dec 2018

What do Your Residential Architect’s Qualifications and Licenses Mean?

When you’re planning to build your dream home, you’re going to want an architect with the right experience and qualifications. Here’s a quick guide to the industry terminology and what it means. Registered Architect: In the USA, a Registered Architect is a Licensed Architect – a professional who has complete the requirements for architectural registration and hold a license to offer services in the relevant state. It is in fact illegal for anyone to call themselves an architect or offer […]

26 Nov 2018

Helpful Tips for Remodeling your Apartment

Remodeling an apartment is a very different project to remodeling a home, simply because of the amount of space you’re working with. Here are some tips from a top residential architect in NJ. Knock down walls: Knocking down certain walls can transform your space, enlarge rooms and get a layout that actually works for you. You will need input from your architect and contractor before you break out the hammer, however, as you need to be sure that the wall […]