Well-Reasoned Closet Space in a Custom-Built Home

Well-Reasoned Closet Space in a Custom-Built Home

A well-organized home today often starts with ample, well-thought-out storage space, with closets being the number one consideration. Inarguably, storage needs and the role of proper closets have changed dramatically over the last several decades, as family lifestyles and the accompanying accessories have evolved. For the most part, gone is ...

Lakefront Entertaining

Living on the lake provides so many special opportunities for homeowners to entertain friends and family throughout the year, with summertime the obvious favorite when temperatures soar. Daytime water activities can be easily paired with casual outdoor meals, requiring minimal effort when the outdoor living space is oriented to maximizing ...

Summer Bounty from Your Private Garden: Getting even more enjoyment from your Custom Dream Home’s Property

This summer’s wet and unpredictable weather, particularly in July, has been nothing short of a godsend for lawn health and bountiful gardens throughout Southeastern Wisconsin. With temperatures staying warm, even hot, and humidity levels elevated, the frequent showers and cloud cover have protected plants and foliage from mid summer drought ...

Finding the Perfect Balance Between Your Property and Your Custom-Built Dream Home: Location is Everything

Many of us today are familiar with the art of Feng shui, the Chinese philosophy of creating harmony with one’s environment. Growing awareness of many Eastern philosophies, religions, healing practices and meditation techniques, yoga and acupuncture among them, have seeped into our Western culture over the last few decades. No ...

Making a Bright, Clean Entrance During a Wet Spring: Ideas for keeping your Custom-Built Home’s Entryways Fresh and Clean during Muddy Season

Making a Bright, Clean Entrance During a Wet Spring: Ideas for keeping your Custom-Built Home’s Entryways Fresh and Clean during Muddy Season

Every year residents in southeastern Wisconsin optimistically throw open their doors when the snow melts and green shoots start to emerge, somewhat forgetful of the undesirable outdoor elements that are quickly tracked inside. Families with children and/or pets are particularly at risk for massive indoor mud deposits, virtually impossible to ...