The Build Up Blog
Building a custom home is a unique kind of construction. Designing and building a home that will be used by a small number of people is not like building a shopping center or an office building to meet the needs of large groups of people.
May is just about over, and June is up on deck, which means it's time to say hello to BBQs, beach days, summer vacation, and, yes, home and yard improvement.
Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design, recently awarded Hebert Design/Build “Best of Houzz” in the design category. More than 25 million monthly unique users comprising the Houzz community chose Hebert Design/Build from among 500,000+ building, remodeling, and design industry professionals. Winners will receive a “Best of Houzz 2015” badge on their profiles, which will help visitors from around the world easily identify the best of the best according to the Houzz community.
So you've finally decided to do it: turn that home you've been dreaming of into reality. You've been perusing portfolios on Houzz and Pinterest. You've made a list of likes and dislikes. You have a budget in mind. Now, you need to find the perfect firm to build your home.
In "House Renovation Costs Part 1," we talked about the importance of figuring out the money number. Now, we're going to talk about the importance of sharing that number with the firms you talk to.
In our last post, we talked about the importance of maintaining the exterior of your home, and we shared a deck renovation project we completed. Here's another exterior house design to inspire you.
Last week, we did a post featuring bathroom remodeling before and after pictures. This week, we have a smorgasbord of before and after pictures, including a sunroom/conservatory, a screened-in porch, and a kitchen design that's sure to wow.
Ah, the mudroom! More and more homes are opting for this entryway where people can take off their footwear, rain gear, and anything else that might track in dirt and grime into the main living areas.