Dreaming of going off the grid? You’re not alone. Conservative estimates put the number of American families living off-grid at 180,000 and that number is rising rapidly, especially after 2020. Here’s what to expect price and planning wise, including the top mistakes to avoid to save both money and legal trouble.
With the huge push in the second home market, more Americans are thinking of making a permanent investment on that cabin in the woods, the cottage in the country, or the beach house. A second home away from crowded areas is a very attractive proposition. But is this the right time to buy that vacation home? Let’s look at the benefits and drawbacks of vacation homes – and look at the relaxing vacation plans available at TPC.
As trends for the home of 2022 are starting to emerge from architects, designers, and builders, experts predict more individuality and design freedom, including curves, anything but white (almost) in the kitchen, and patterns in hardwood floors. What else can we expect in 2022? The Plan Collection reports on 10 trends likely to define the 2022 home.
With Covid causing upheavals in lifestyles and work-related activities, people around the world were challenged to transform corners in bedrooms, hallways, and other areas of the home into workspaces. Today, with more Americans continuing to work remotely, we are seeing a redesigned home office: functional, attractive, and suited to the new needs of the work-from-home population.
From its origins as a purely functional space where people moved around from one room to another, a modern hallway allows almost limitless freedom in design concepts. A beautifully built and designed hallway is an invitation to open that front door and discover what awaits inside. Let’s explore the ways to get the most of your hallway space.
Slender building lot? No problem! Building a home on a narrow lot doesn’t mean you have to compromise on style, space, or livability. In fact, these homes are attractive, and spacious. No matter your style, these homes could be just what you’re looking for.
A shed is a versatile addition to your home's yard, serving many purposes: a storage space, a workshop, or even a getaway, like a She Shed. Whatever the purpose, you'll want to make sure to build the shed correctly. Here’s everything you need to know!
Mud Rooms are an essential part of any modern home as they serve as an important buffer between the outside world and the comfort of the home. While we have many popular home plans with mud rooms, these 10 are some of our favorites in style and size.
While high ceilings are among the dominant style features in recent years, ceilings themselves are often overlooked or given little thought by homeowners. It’s time to think about what’s up there and consider how ceilings -– whether high or low – can perk up a room and create a dramatic impact overhead.
Tracing their origins from the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Greece, Rome, and Asia, classic columns and pillars give the exteriors and interiors of contemporary homes impressive and stylish looks. We focus on columns, posts, and railings and how they transform and enhance the look of the 21st century home.