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Important Questions to Ask a Custom Home Builder When Choosing
Reading Time: 2 minutes When you want to build a custom home, you might go to a home show, look on Google, and review recommendations by friends. At the end of this process, there is a high chance that you have a list of three to five options to choose from. How, then, do you make the final choice?… Read More »
Where to Find Custom Home Inspiration
Reading Time: 3 minutes When you are looking to build a custom home, the first task is figuring out what you want in that home. A designer can help; however, you need a starting point. There will be many questions that you need rough answers to. For example, open-concept, how many bedrooms, craftsman or modern, and more. Wiltrack Construction… Read More »
Hurricane Protection for Your Custom Home
Reading Time: 3 minutes Living in Florida on the coast means worrying about your custom home in ways that other people may not have to. Hurricane season is a threat every year. Also, changes in the global climate and making storms stronger and more damaging year after year. That’s why today, we’re going to talk about how you can… Read More »
How to Choose the Best Neighborhood for Your Custom Build
Reading Time: 3 minutes When you look to build a custom home, one of the first questions you have to ask is where it will be? Depending on your needs, it could be a standalone lot. However, if you choose a neighbourhood, then you’ll have a lot of work to do. Don’t be afraid to become a detective. This… Read More »
Eight Top Kid-Friendly Ideas for Your Custom Build or Renovation
Reading Time: 3 minutes Home renovation and homebuilding are often done with the needs of the client in mind. However, those needs often don’t fully take into account future or present children. Many times this can be due to a lack of ideas and the not so recent experiences we have of being a child. Today, we’ve provided new… Read More »
What is an Allowance?
Reading Time: 3 minutes When you’re building your custom home, you might see the term allowance in your contract with the builder. As someone new to the world of construction, chances are you don’t know what this means. Today, we’re going to take a look at allowances and how they affect your final budget when building a new house.… Read More »
How to Plan for Future Home Additions to a Custom Home
Reading Time: 2 minutes In the past, homeowners were encouraged to build or buy the biggest house that they would need. Now, we can design a home that’s easy to expand should the option turn into a requirement. Incorporating expandable design into your home can save you money. It will also allow for future planning for a bigger family.… Read More »
Should You Buy Land Before of After Finding a Builder?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Many clients in search of a custom home ask, “Should I have land first or should I have the design first? Will the land influence the home?” While you can always do what you want, we do think having the land first is the best option. Today, we’re going to go over the reasons why… Read More »
How to Think About Aging in a Custom Home
Reading Time: 3 minutes If you are building a custom home, there is a high chance that you want to stay in it for a long time. There’s a possibility that you would like to stay in your new home for the rest of your life. However, if this is the case, then there are some things that you… Read More »
What is a Punch List?
Reading Time: 3 minutes At some point, every home build, renovation, or addition comes to an end, and work is completed. However, when this happens, it’s not enough for the crew to pack up and fade away. First, you must make sure that everything has been finished as expected. As some would say, all the i’s have been dotted… Read More »