Springtime Care for Your Custom Home

As the harsh memories of winter fade away with the snow, your custom home may be in need of some repairs or updates. When spring is in the air, the desire to make changes to our home is normal: why just spring clean when you can really freshen up your ...

Bird Houses: They deserve their own Custom Built Home

Weather in the Upper Midwest has always been somewhat unpredictable, yet this year’s winter has been somewhat extreme with its multiple freeze/ thaw cycles and record warm temperatures during the winter months. Wildlife has responded with early signs of life, including many of Southeastern Wisconsin’s beautiful birds. While the robin ...

Mid-Winter Snow Melt – Protecting your Custom-Built Home from Damage

The yearly freeze/thaw cycle in northern climates presents many challenges for homeowners, affecting everything from landscaping elements to structural materials, all of which need attention and protection. While many homeowners prepare adequately for the seasonal changes, there are always unpredictable surprises when Mother Nature is involved. Wisconsinites are not surprised ...

The Mudroom in a luxury custom-built home

Wisconsin weather is unpredictable year-round, and luxury custom-built homes today are designed to withstand extreme swings in climate each season. Aside from planning for construction, materials and design that suits the environment, the layout of the living space as it relates to entries and traffic throughout the home should be ...

Giving Love to your Custom-Built Home this Winter

The week of Valentine’s Day is about celebrating your love for those you cherish most, family and dear friends at the top of the list. The home of your dreams should also be on that list, as the sanctuary for celebrating the bounty we have in family and friends. Today’s ...

Making room for books

In the age of technology, books are still an important part of our every day lives. They provide a means for escape, entertainment, reference, history and in many cases offer beautiful imagery. Many families have books handed down through the generations, ranging from children’s tales to cookbooks, with priceless memories ...