Lighting Up Your Luxury Custom Built Home

Custom homeowners today embarking on building their dream home are well versed on how important lighting is to complete their project to their specifications. Lighting can refer to the architectural design allotting for maximum natural light to be present in important rooms, or it can specifically relate to the lighting ...

Curb appeal: Designing the Driveway

The esthetics of a driveway makes a strong first impression as the entrance to a home and are an important consideration when undertaking a custom home building project.  They are a reflection of the care and character of a home and should be regularly maintained to maximize a home’s “curb ...

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A Solid Foundation

The most important component of a quality custom built home is the part that is generally not seen, at least once the home itself begins to take shape. As the name implies, the foundation is the base and the starting point, and ideally a home’s foundation should last forever. It ...

Luxury Custom Homes with Smaller Footprints

The concept of a luxury custom built dream home often conjures up images of large spacious homes on a meandering manicured property. However, many discerning home owners today veer towards quality over quantity, believing bigger is not necessarily better for their particular lifestyle or ideals for the dream home. Empty ...

Blending Styles and Materials in a Luxury Custom Built Home

Most home owners today are familiar with lovingly restored luxury homes that are faithful to the original architectural style and design period. Whether it be Prairie, Art Deco, Cape Cod, Victorian, or Log Cabin, the list goes on for many traditional architectural design styles that may be representative of neighborhoods ...

The Boat House

Boathouses were historically constructed on open water, typically rivers and lakes and occasionally seaside, for the primary purpose of storing boats. The types of boats generally stored would be smaller crafts, for both leisure and sporting use. The types of boathouses found in the Lake Country area which adorn various ...