Mudroom – How to Make the Most of Yours

Maximizing and utilizing the space in your home creates a space that works for you and your lifestyle. We’ve previously highlighted customizing spaces in your home such as creating custom charging stations for the family or setting up the perfect laundry room. Another space that can be customized to increase the efficiency of how your home works for you is your mudroom. Here are some ideas to implement in your custom mudroom. 5 Ideas to Get the Most from Your Mudroom Install a utility sink Customize an area for your pets Install a small rinsing area/pet shower Built-in individual lockers […]

Lumber Prices Continue to Break New Records, Home Prices Soar


Lumber, lumber, lumber… lumber. We find ourselves discussing lumber now more than ever before with prospective clients and industry partners. So what’s going on today?   Why are Lumber Prices High? There are a variety of factors coming together all at once to affect lumber prices. Over the past few years, demand has increased dramatically while supply has tightened. For starters, growth of gross domestic product in all major economic regions of the world is fueling something of a world-wide construction boom. In the U.S. alone, single family home construction increased 7% between January 2017 and January 2018. With the […]

The Three Bid Rule – Custom Home Builders

As the housing industry becomes more sophisticated and conscientious about achieving genuine and lasting homebuyer satisfaction, the level of professionalism among builders continues to reach new heights. As a result, potential clients searching for a builder to design and build their dream home have a much deeper pool of talent from which to select. Today’s professional builders are not only skilled in construction and client relations, but also highly competent in terms of their business expertise. This new and more professional breed of builder deserves to be evaluated by homebuyers in a new way. Namely by dropping the age-old practice […]

5 Ways to Integrate Custom Charging Stations In Your New Build

5 charging station idead for your new build

The Problem If you’re like many other American families, you’re looking for a solution to a very big problem. If you have a collection of electronic devices, you most likely know what this means.  Jumbled messes of random cords, lost charging boxes and the lack of having a “home” for all of your devices is a common problem. Cell phones, tablets, smart watches, headphones and power banks are all a part of our daily lives. To solve this problem, let’s ask this question. What is the best way to organize and charge these devices so they’re always easy to find […]

5 Laundry Room Trends for 2021

The Laundry Room: a place of routine, doesn’t have to be a room of despair. In fact, now more than ever, laundry rooms are being strategically design to maximize efficiency and dare we say, create an enjoyable chores experience? With these trends, it might even become your favorite room.   Colored Laundry Machines We’ve all had the white washer and dryer duo. It’s classic and timeless! Red, charcoal, blue and even green washer/dryers have been popping up more and more in laundry rooms, and with the right balance of neutral flooring and cabinetry, it can be an exciting pop!   […]