Building your ultimate family home can be a fun, rewarding – if overwhelming – experience until you realize the home plan you’ve chosen has some very crucial design errors. Avoid dream home regret by watching out for these common mistakes!
Inspired by the simplicity, efficiency, and craftsmanship of Frank Lloyd Wright’s homes, Joseph Eichler embarked on a new and challenging career in real estate development in the late 1940s. His bold vision of creating beautifully designed but affordable homes for middle-class families introduced the world to the “California Modern” style.
There are countless gizmos and gadgets that are designed to help us overcome tedious tasks and lead a more fulfilling lifestyle at home. Here are just a few of the ways that modern technology is allowing homeowners take complete control of their living space.
Property with a view, unique design, and extra parking? Yes. Privacy issues, more foot and motor traffic, more maintenance? Could be. Corner lots are loved and hated by many, for different reasons. Might it be the spot for your dream home?
How long have you imagined that perfect home with the gorgeous porch, inviting interior with fireplace, spacious bedrooms, modern kitchen, and wonderful amenities? As you design your dream home, be prepared for the tasks involved in a custom-built residence. Here are tips on common mistakes to avoid during the building process.
From going over budget to the results not coming out as planned, remodeling projects are a hassle. In our building vs. remodeling guide, we give you the reasons to consider looking at house plans rather than remodeling tp realize your dream home.
Start building your home in the spring and be sitting pretty in it by summer. Sound too good to be true? With structural insulated panel construction, it could be your reality. If cutting the building time of your home by more than half isn’t appealing enough for you, its other features are sure to be.
Not everyone lives with a view of the countryside or in a home with a huge yard of lush greenery, shrubs, and colorful flowers. So many suburban and urban dwellers embrace nature by incorporating an atrium, skylight, conservatory, or other feature in their new house plans for an airy, bright space that brings in the outdoors.
With a few design tricks and clicks of the home-design-software mouse, house designers can create floor plans that make smart use of every square foot to enable homeowners live larger in a smaller house, make day-to-day living easier, and their storage dreams come true.
Can you imagine the excitement if Snoopy lived in Charlie Brown’s house? What never happened then is now a reality for many homeowners incorporating their pets in the design of their homes. We look at house plans with spaces for pets, plus helpful ideas to transform your home into a comfortable pet haven.