Author Archives for Crystal Young

Is the Customer Always Right?

March 29, 2021 11:59 am Published by Comments Off on Is the Customer Always Right?

The short answer is no, and here's why that's a good thing. Some builders are what one might call 'order takers.' They do anything the homeowners want within the constraints of budget, timetable, and zoning or code regulations. That's understandable: everyone wants happy customers and positive reviews.... Read more

The Puzzle of Kitchen & Bath Design

March 25, 2021 10:42 am Published by Comments Off on The Puzzle of Kitchen & Bath Design

So the question remains - where do you start? How do you create a kitchen and bathroom that achieves cleanliness with smart technology and merges personalized and timeless design without being too trendy and stays within your budget?... Read more

Luxury Vinyl Tile

Is LVT Right for Your New Home?

March 2, 2021 9:50 am Published by Comments Off on Is LVT Right for Your New Home?

Is LVT Right for Your New Home? Custom homebuyers have asked what we think about this popular flooring. Here’s our answer. We don’t often talk about products in this blog, but when lots of clients ask about a specific one, we like to offer our thoughts. That’s the case with luxury vinyl tile flooring or... Read More

Fall in Love… with Color!

January 29, 2021 12:31 pm Published by Comments Off on Fall in Love… with Color!

Feeling stuck on building a paint palette or finding the right color? Here are a few resources and ideas to help find the perfect color!... Read more

Home builder newsletter

Monthly Newsletter — January 2021

January 5, 2021 4:28 pm Published by Comments Off on Monthly Newsletter — January 2021

Did the budget for your new home come in higher than you expected? Part of the reason may be that the fixed costs of building anything have gone up.... Read more

Outdoor room, designing for health

Healthy Home, Healthy You!

December 29, 2020 11:34 am Published by 1 Comment

As we enter into 2021, we wanted to share some "Winsome Wisdom" with some ways to brighten your home and the trends we're forecasting for the new year. And designing your home for health is a major trend we are seeing and one that we don't expect to go away.... Read more