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Design Covenants and Restrictions

When beginning the design process most people are concentrating on how the final home will look and flow. That’s how it should be, however before you invest your time and energy into the design process it’s important to know if there will be any restrictions imposed on your design, due to your location. Restrictions often [...]

Inspiring Mountain Home Videos

Inspiration for you mountain style home comes from a variety of sources.  You search for images both online and in magazines.  At the same time you gather floor plan ideas and lots of technical information about building systems and services.  As you gather ideas don’t forget the power of video.  Moving images can help you [...]

Codes, Loads and Other Specifications

You have the land and you have a design concept, but before the actual home can be built there are many plan specifications which must be understood, addressed and handled before actual construction can begin. What do these include? Who is responsible? How important are they? We address them all in this week’s article. What [...]

Selecting Cabinets for your Custom Home

There are many features within a custom home that contribute to its overall look and feel. Whether your style preference is more modern or rustic, your choice of cabinetry can greatly affect the look of your entire home. When you stop to think about all the spaces that include cabinetry (kitchens, laundry rooms, bathrooms, dens, [...]