1.)  Piece of mind:  When ENERGY STAR requirements are applied to new home construction, an integrated approach to design combined with tried and true best building practices adds up to a home with: Better durability Better comfort Reduced utility and maintenance costs ENERGY STAR certified homes undergo more inspections and testing than typical homes. …

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There is nothing more frustrating in the morning then when you are trying to get ready and you can not find a certain article of clothing, or the match to your shoe.  We have come up with 5 tips that will help you keep your closets organized and your mornings a little less stressful. 1.)  Clear it out: …

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The 2015 Charlotte Parade of Homes will be showcasing homes this fall October 2-4, 9-11, and 16-18.  Come see the best new homes in the Greater Charlotte area.  You will be able to tour new homes for sale, decorated models, and communities!  And the good news is admission is free! We have entered our 4…

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  1.)  Sink:  Cleaning  your sink is a pretty easy task.  Wiping out your sink each day after you finish your morning routine will save you time in the long run.  Try keeping a sponge nearby to remind yourself to wipe down the sink before heading out the door. 2.)  Mirror, faucets, and countertops:  Just…

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As the new school year begins for many families, you will want to make sure your home and your family are ready for the chaos of extracurricular activities, sports, school papers, and much more.  Here are a few suggestions on creating a family system that works. Where:  Having a designated spot for permission slips, book…

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We love hearing from our customers about their home building experience!  We take great pride in doing everything that we can to make each of our customers experience both easy and stress free! “As first-time home buyers, we were a little nervous about building our home. Our nervousness turned into excitement after meeting with Dianna. She…

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We have all heard the household myths from our moms or our know-it-all friend.  Well there is truth to some of these old wives tales.  Here is a list of ones that actually work and are worth trying. 1.)  Use plants as air purifiers at home:  Yes!  There are even a specific variety that do a…

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Home makeovers or decorating upgrades don’t have to cost a fortune or take up a ton of your time.  Here are a few home upgrades that will take only minutes to complete. 1.)  Upgrade your boring white switch plates with fancy covers.  Look for ones that will match or help accent the rooms décor. 2.) …

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Our featured floor plan of the week is our very popular Berkley plan. The Berkley is a brand new master down design.  This home comes complete with your Master suite on the first-floor. The first-floor opens up to a large Family room that flows into your kitchen/breakfast room. A large gathering island with granite countertops…

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Maintain yard growth. Inspect basement/crawl space for moisture issues. Mend cracks and gaps in the driveway and walkway. Look for visible signs of ants, termites, and other destructive insects. Clean and repair deck/patio as needed. Clean garbage disposal (crush ice, baking soda, and citrus rinds). Test carbon monoxide and smoke detectors. Replace batteries in carbon…

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Moving into your new home is exciting and fun, but it can also be a stressful time as well.  That is why we have come up with 6 tips to help you turn your new empty house into a warm and inviting home. 1.  Clean out your old house:  Even before you think about making an…

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We think everyone can agree, your roof is a pretty important part of your new home.  That is why we are partners with Owens Corning Roofing.  Owens Corning is a very well known roofing company, but just in case you aren’t as familiar with them, here is a little more information about them: Purchasing a…

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