News & Updates

Browse our Blog for articles on fun in the area and homeowner tips to featured home designs. Don’t be surprised by the occasional dog or baby image, we can’t leave them out, it’s their house too!

Summer Is Here!

This checklist will assure your home is ready for summer.  **Block the sun indoors by installing heat reflecting light colored curtains. **Adding window awnings outside will create shade and help keep rooms cool while maintaining a great view. **Change the direction of your ceiling fan blades to counter-clockwise to push air downward, which creates a…

10 Ways to Add Backyard Appeal

1.)  Paint a seat: Paint is one of the most powerful agents of change.  A fresh coat of paint in a new color can transform your grandmothers dingy old garden chair into your backyards focal point.   2.) Add an arbor:  The appeal of an arbor comes from its ability to give you just the…

Lawn and Gardening Checklist for June

Your lawn and garden will require more attention and care during the warmer months.  To make sure you are well prepared, we have created a few tips to help you along the way. With June being a much warmer month you want to make sure that you pay attention to your hanging baskets and containers…

The Perfect Room For Your Pet!

For many of us, our pets are part of the family, so why not build a space that is designated just for them!  Our Pet Center is the perfect solution!  You not only get cabinet space to store their dog food, treats, medicine, etc., but your pet can also have their own shower!  Carrying a…

Energy Star

ENERGY STAR is an energy efficiency program for new construction homes that combines efficiency, durability, comfort, and indoor air quality.  Every Niblock Home is ENERGY STAR certified and verified by a 3rd party.  There are several benefits of living in an ENERGY STAR home such as effective insulation, tighter construction, tighter ducts, and lower cost of ownership…

Cleaning Tricks for the Neat Freaks

  1.  Vinegar:   Vinegar kills 99% of bacteria, 82% of mold, and 8% of viruses.  Click here for 50 uses for vinegar 2.  Natural residue remover:  Have a sticky mess?  Use 1/2 coconut oil and 1/2 baking soda. 3.  How to make your house smell amazing:  Put 2 caps full of vanilla extract in a…