Before installing a pocket door, read these helpful tips. Pocket doors are great, but they have their limitations too. We’re putting some in our home, but we were unable to use a pocket door in the bathroom like we wanted to.
Home Building Styles & Trends
Looking for the ideal floor plan for your home? 5 common mistakes you want to avoid and tips you should consider when planning the layout of your new home.
The Grove at Cooper’s Point offers very luxurious Charleston-style homes in the outskirts of Atlanta in the eclectic Smyrna/Vinings area. These homes offer some of the finest materials and craftsmanship in the area in a great location.
Here is a look at 7 unique custom garages located in the U.S. All of these homes are on the market so if you’ve outgrown your garage at your current home…
Safe rooms can be used for more than just storm shelters. Some ideas, plus safe room construction details and costs, if you’re in the market for a safe room
The Village at Woodside Plantation in Aiken SC is a neighborhood community with townhouses and single-family homes. Here are my first impressions…
If you’re house hunting and find a home that suits you, don’t bother falling in love with it until you check out the other homes in the neighborhood to see if your floor plan and exterior are
Did you hear that Derek Jeter’s mansion that was recently completed has a total of approximately 32,000 sq. ft. of living space. The master suite alone covers over 2,500 sq.ft.. The sprawling, eclectic English manor on the waterfront is the largest residence in Tampa, by far.
Are you thinking about downsizing by moving into a small house? McMansion’s are a thing of the past, for now, so if you have designs on considering some small houses for your future home dwelling, more power to you.
Home inventories are still at historic levels with all of the foreclosures and unsold homes that have largely been left to sit empty while the economy tries to build steam. So who are the house buyers in 2010 and 2011? This in-depth survey conducted by builders themselves across the nation gives some startling details.
Thinking about building and living in an underground earth sheltered home? Lots to consider so take a few minutes to get a general idea and then dig into the provided links for more detailed info.
Feast your eyes on this virtual collection of extremely unusual homes in exotic locales. You’ll be daydreaming in no time at all!
Accessible design in the home building industry is here to stay. Easy access, easy use and easy passage are the main focus of homes certified under the EasyLiving Homes voluntary program. They’re not designed just for retirement communities either.
What are the basic principles behind Universal Home Design? Here are easily explained answers for the 3 trouble spots found within every home: the entrance, the kitchen and the bathroom. If you’re building, remodeling or buying a home, you’ll want to make life more comfortable for yourself or the homeowners. See if your home measures up.
Take a look at the Top 10 Most Expensive Luxury Homes for sale. It’s a (depressed) global economy but you wouldn’t know it by the looks of these homes. These are pretty good deals… considering.
Are you wondering what is likely to happen in the home building industry and real estate markets in 2010? Information on the basics on Short Sales, the Extended Home Buyer Tax Credit Program, McGraw-Hill’s Construction Outlook, and much, much more.
Do those guys holding real estate directional signs grab your attention enough to make you follow the advice of the sign? Sign twirling is an effective and annoying method at the same time, yet oddly entertaining…until the traffic light changes.
These best-selling house plans have a lot in store for today’s home buyers. One-story plans are beginning to take over and higher square footage house plans are interesting to note. Feature-laden plans are the norm for 2009.
What could have possessed a builder to construct this over-sized garage that is attached to the front facade of such an attractive house? What’s your best guess? I have my own ideas.
Open staircase designs are one way to improve the floor plan of a home. It’s a great way to make an architectural statement rather than keeping it behind closed doors.
Vern Yip’s dining room design includes an intricately designed wall covering consisting of wood veneer paneling with a scroll inlay pattern. From a distance you’d think the wall was covered in silk material. It’s creative yet simple.
The Willcox is an historic hotel located in the heart of thoroughbred country in Aiken, South Carolina. Character abounds in this freshly restored and renovated high-end hotel and resort/spa.
This brand new Victorian home looks like it could have been built decades ago with all of it’s features that remain true to Victorian architecture. Located in Marietta, GA, this classically-styled Victorian home stands out as a great example.
View this grandiose coffered ceiling inside of an even larger Victorian home constructed in 2007-08. Features shiplap wood planks rather than drywall. Very nice photos.
A beautiful new Victorian home showcasing a couple of barrel vaulted ceilings is the focus of this article. Two distinctively different styles of barrel vaults are shown, radius and elliptical.