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Archive for September 2017

Which is the best smart home assistant?

If your name is Alexa and you’re an actual person, you’re probably getting asked a lot more questions these days. ”Alexa, what time is it?” “Alexa, when is the next full moon?” “Alexa, how far is it to the nearest coffee shop?” And you can thank Amazon for this annoyance. Amazon launched the Echo in…

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What empty nesters want in a new home

Whether you are a new empty nester or you have been an empty nester for awhile now, the wish list for a new home is typically the same.  From the style of the home to the luxury touches, here is a list of what empty nesters are looking for in a new home. first-floor living.…

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Design Inspiration of the week: Subway Tile

Subway Tile is a timeless design choice for any home.  The use of subway tile goes back for over 100 years, and is used in a variety of spaces like restaurants, kitchens, and bathrooms. There are many different styles, colors, and ways that you can use Subway Tile.  White is the most commonly used,  however,…

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Our Ashlyn Creek Model has Moved!

We have moved out of our Stratford Model at Ashlyn Creek, and temporarily moved into our Hayworth Inventory home!  Our new address is 123 Havenbrook Drive, Mooresville, NC 28115. Even though we have moved into this home as temporary model, it is still for sale!  Now is the perfect time to stop by and tour…

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Guest Post: How to Increase Your Homes Value with Proper Floorcare

Our guest blog post today is from our friends at Lake Norman Carpet and Tile Cleaning located in Cornelius!  They provide both residential and commercial services, and use the most modern equipment to professionally clean your carpet, area rugs, and upholstery!  You can visit their website by clicking the link above!   When it comes…

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Home energy efficiency ratings, explained.

Energy efficiency is one of the top priorities for homeowners. No one wants to waste energy (or money) on a home, appliances, or systems when there are ways to avoid it. You’ve probably seen many of the ratings systems and codes tossed around, but do you know what they mean? Here’s a quick guide to…

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4 Benefits of a Design Studio

At Niblock Homes, we are very fortunate to have a 3,000 square foot Design Studio.  Not many builders have a Design Studio with all of the design selections that they have to offer.  From tile to cabinetry to door hardware, our Design Studio has it all.  If you have never experienced our Design Studio, then…

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4 Steps to Help Better Prepare You for Buying a New Home

Building a new home can be intimidating, and we often find that first time home buyers might not know where to even start.  From the beginning of your new home journey until even after you have closed on your new home, our team will be there to help you every step of the way.  So…

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Just in case, Hurricane Irma Safety Tips

With this unpredictable Hurricane Irma heading our way, it is always a good idea to have these safety tips tucked away in your back pocket.  Unplug all appliances from your outlets to protect them from any power surges. Stay indoors during the storm.  A Hurricane selfie or video for Facebook is not worth the risk.…

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The Kitchen and The Master Bath

According to Trulia, the rooms buyers most closely inspect ( and judge) in a house are the kitchen and master bathroom.  These are also the interior spaces where the most value can be added during a sale, so they need to look their best. So whether you are getting ready to put your home on…

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Yes, you DO need a home theater system

Televisions keep getting bigger and “smarter”. Video streaming selections keep getting broader and better. Siri, Alexa, and Google make it easier than ever to find the movies and programs you want, A home theater system is no longer a matter of enjoying the occasional movie in the comfort of your home. Today, it’s how people…

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