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A home elevator can lift your lifestyle 

home elevator installation
Whether you call them elevators or lifts, one thing is certain: they’re making their way into custom home design more and more and with good reason (actually, for a lot of good reasons). Not only are they practical and serve to make your home safer and truly multigenerational, they also add a bit of luxury, because today’s home elevators are visually stunning.  Below are some key things to discuss with your builder and architect if you’re interested including a home elevator as part of your custom built home. We’ve also broken down the types of home elevators, as well as some of the biggest benefits to having one in your home.  So, you’re interested in a home elevator. Here are things to consider:  Plan early. This one is important (hence, it’s first on the list). The best time to add an elevator to your custom home is when you’re still in the design phase. If you wait unt...
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Create a Luxury Master Bathroom 

Create a luxury bathroom
Your master bathroom is an important room. It’s not only one of the first places you visit in the morning to get ready for a busy day, but one of the last places you visit before you call it a night. With the right materials and design, you can create a luxurious bathroom that can be a source of rejuvenation, relaxation, and tranquility.  Ready to create a beautiful, spa-worthy master bathroom? Take a look at our guide below. It’s not difficult to design the bathroom of your dreams in your custom home. In fact, we can bring your idea to life in any of our custom home communities, including Kensington and Long Cove, and long-standing communities like historic Montgomery.  Choose the best materials Go ahead, you deserve the best. The master bathroom is definitely a room where high-quality materials go a long way. We love the use of marble, granite, or quartz for master bathroom f...
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Everything including the kitchen sink: The latest design trends for one of the busiest rooms in your home 

10 kitchen trends
For many homeowners, the kitchen is like Grand Central Station. It’s where the family gets together to rehash the day’s events over a meal, and where all the guests inevitably congregate when you throw a party.  Since it’s such an essential part of the home, you’re going to want to make sure it’s designed for efficiency and function, as well for style and, yes, for fun. Kitchen design is always changing, and we’ve selected ten of our favorite kitchen trends that we believe will stand the test of time.  Take a look at our list below. We looked for trends that are innovative, practical, and timeless in design.  Top 10 New Trends in Kitchen Design  Hardwood floors. Why not? There are plenty of reasons to choose hardwood for your kitchen’s flooring. For starters, hardwood is extremely durable, especially if you’re using maple or oak. It’s also a perfect way to create an e...
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Why you should choose a custom built home over a production home 

Custom vs production homes
There are big differences between a custom built home and a production home. For example, whereas custom built homes are truly unique in design, production homes involve the same – or very similarly – designed set of houses. You typically see them in subdivisions in suburban neighborhoods. Sometimes production homes bill themselves as “custom homes,” and while they usually have some custom features, they aren’t true custom homes.  Now, there’s nothing wrong with buying a production home, but if you want a house that’s designed from the foundation to the roof with your family’s needs and your unique sense of style in mind, what you’re looking for is a custom built home.  Of course, there are many reasons to choose a custom built home over a production home. We’ve shared the top ones below.  Biggest reasons to choose a custom built home  You can choose your team. With a...
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