Archive: October 2016

October 26, 2016
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Tips for choosing colors for your new home

  Designing your new home can be both fun and challenging.  Choosing a color palette is the first step, and then from there all of your other design choices will start to fall into place.  So how do you pick a color palette?  Hopefully with …

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October 24, 2016
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Frequently Asked Home Buying Questions

Purchasing a home can cause a lot of different emotions, especially if you are a first-time home buyer.  There are normally many questions that home buyers will have throughout the process, and the most important thing to understand is that no question is a dumb …

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October 21, 2016

Chimney fire prevention in 3 easy steps

The growing chill in the air ignites the urge to cozy up in front of a crackling fire. Before you light that log in your fireplace, be sure you’re not sparking a chimney fire. Approximately 23,000 chimney fires occur every year, causing near a billion …

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October 19, 2016

Must-have new home features, by generation

Each person has a unique vision of the “dream home”. It could be spacious and luxurious or a country retreat. Maybe the house offers single-level living or has several stories. Everyone seems to agree that spacious island kitchens, and updated bathrooms with separate tub and …

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October 17, 2016
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Touch-A-Truck

Niblock Homes along with several other organizations are sponsoring United Way’s Touch-A-Truck Event happening this Saturday October 22! There will be trucks of all types for children to explore, plus fun activities and food for the whole family, and tickets are only $10 per family! …

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October 10, 2016
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How To Recreate a Celebrities Kitchen Design

Celebrities homes feature some of the most sought after design trends around, and since many celebrities have their homes featured in magazines or on websites, we often pull our design inspiration from these homes (and with good reason).  When you have an unlimited budget and …

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October 6, 2016

Rent or own? Weigh the cost benefit.

There continues to be an ongoing debate over the value of renting a home versus owning it. Renters know that they are spending money that they won’t recoup—it’s not easy writing that rent check every month and watching the funds fly away forever. Still, those …

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October 5, 2016
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Parade of Homes 2016

The 2016 Parade of Homes Charlotte starts this Friday October 7th!  The Parade is Friday-Sunday October 7-9, 14-16, and 21-23.  By visiting www.paradeofhomescharlotte.com, you will be able to see all 76 homes that are entered this year.  You can also create your own personal tour …

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October 3, 2016
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Design Ideas to Create a Dream Master Bath

When designing your dream master bathroom, there are a few ideas and design tips that you might want to keep in mind.  From the color palette you choose to the spa like shower that you can’t live without, we have several design ideas to help transform …

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