Autumn and Winter Color Palettes for Your Custom Home

Global color authority Pantone recently released its forecast of autumn and winter color palettes, emphasizing a “mixology of real and unreal.” For homeowners, this forecast can inform seasonal design inspiration when transitioning a home’s decor from summer to autumn and autumn to winter. Black - Newly appreciated...

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Hurricane Preparation Tips for Your Custom Home

Though it is wise to brace your property against hurricane damage, the unfortunate reality is that many homes are not prepared. According to a recent ServiceMaster Restore Franchise Hurricane Preparedness Survey, 90 percent of hurricane restoration servicers surveyed believe homeowners are ill-prepared when it comes...

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Fall Deck Maintenance and Safety Tips

A well-maintained deck can provide years of outdoor enjoyment for family and friends–not to mention, a major selling point for buyers. To keep your deck looking its best, the experts at HomeAdvisor.com recommend following these seven tips. 1. Inspect for Rot – The devastating effects of wood...

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Five Patterns that Will Make Your New Custom Home Pop!

No matter where you turn, pattern inspiration is all around you, from modern architecture and traditional flooring to animal furs, floral arrangements and fashion runways. As new custom homeowners and designers look to personalize spaces and create impactful interiors, patterns are being replicated with paint...

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Tips to Make Your Custom Home Secure

Heading out for a late summer getaway? Don't let a summer burglary ruin your homecoming. According to Lifehacker blogger Melanie Pinola, most burglaries occur between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., with August being highest for burglary rates in the U.S. So here 's a few points...

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Decorating Tips for Your Custom Home Balcony

Large or small, a balcony is first and foremost, a place to enjoy fresh air and elevated views. Decorating these outdoor spaces can be challenging, especially if your balcony is small, like the one off of your new custom home master suite. A recent item at...

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Pest Prevention Tips for Your Custom Home

Pest prevention is a matter of homeowner diligence – establishing cleanliness habits and maintaining pest-prone fixtures regularly. According to the pest control experts at Assured Environments, pest problems can be avoided in three simple steps. 1. Establish Storage Habits – Keep all garbage in tightly sealed containers...

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