Beyond the Basics with Michele Weaver

by Michele Weaver 21. November 2016 11:25
Michele Weaver is Design Basics’ Brand and Social Media Manager, helping spread Design Basics mantra that “Great Design Matters”! [More]

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Veterans Day Sales Event!

by Michele Weaver 9. November 2016 11:47
For a limited time, purchase a home plan from Design Basics* and receive 15% off your purchase. Plus, for every home plan purchased, Design Basics will donate $25 to Homes for Our Troops, a nonprofit organization that builds mortgage-free, specially adapted homes nationwide for severely injured Veterans post-9/11 to enable them to rebuild their lives. [More]

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Featured Plans: Laundry Room Design Ideas

by Michele Weaver 19. October 2016 09:31
Good Home Design Solves Problems. Here are some floor plans that showcase laundry room layouts to fit many different lifestyles. [More]

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Convenient and Functional Laundry Room Design

by Michele Weaver 13. October 2016 16:40
Perhaps nowhere in the home is that more evident than in the humble laundry room. For decades, the default location was a combination laundry/mudroom entry from the garage. This may have solved the problem of getting the laundry out of the basement (in basement markets), but it ushered in the problem of forcing you (family, friends, and neighbors) to traipse past the dirty laundry pretty much every time you go in and out of the house. [More]

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Beyond the Basics with Paul Foresman

by Michele Weaver 5. October 2016 16:41
Paul Foresman is the VP of Business Development and oversees our Woman-Centric Matters!® program, helping builders more fully appreciate women's preferences in home design. [More]

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Beyond the Basics with Morgan Lewis

by Michele Weaver 6. September 2016 11:37
As a drafter and plan alterations designer, Morgan is responsible for incorporating changes to plans in accordance with customer request and architectural specifications. [More]

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One Home -- Many Lifetimes

by Michele Weaver 24. August 2016 14:25
People move. It’s one of the driving forces behind new home construction. Some of the more common lifestage categories residential designers focus on include singles, married, households with young children, working from home, empty nest, and seniors. [More]

Home Plan Sale - $121 Off!

by Michele Weaver 22. August 2016 08:31
In honor of the 121 medals won for the United States, we are offering $121 off a home plan purchase! [More]

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Homebuilding Gets an Energy-Efficient Makeover

by Michele Weaver 18. August 2016 15:30
John Gerlach, a retired military civil engineer, purchased the Design Basics' Amanda plan and worked with our designers to make desired alterations, such as moving the master bath and bedroom for added privacy. But, the changes that really make his home stand out are the ‘green’ ones. [More]

Let Your Home Live Larger with Finished Space Over the Garage

by Michele Weaver 16. August 2016 11:23
Whether bedrooms, flex space, or an upstairs play room, finishing off living space over your garage is inexpensive square footage that makes your home live larger. But it takes careful attention to make sure this space is comfortable year ‘round. [More]

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