An Icy Reception

An Icy Reception

Depending on the design of your home and its roof, water run-off can be a major problem for your driveway. Take for instance this home: no gutters on the front side over the garage. Yet two dormers over the garage form a “V”-shaped area directing rainwater off the...

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Make Cleaning a Breeze!

Make Cleaning a Breeze!

As America's Premier Woman-Centric Home Designer, we not only design home plans for the way you live, we also keep an eye out for new or unique products that can enhance your home's livability and/or your family's lifestyle. Hoover®  has given their customers the...

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Think Storage

Think Storage

Storage. It’s a much-needed element in any home. And, we rarely hear homeowners say they have too much storage. But, that square footage costs money, and now averages upwards of $150 per square foot. Let’s say you have a 6’ x 10’ closet space; that’s 60 square feet,...

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Entertaining Spaces

Entertaining Spaces

Open floor plans are favored by buyers who enjoy entertaining. This is most noticeable when it’s time to eat. Enjoy having friends and relatives over for holiday meals and there’s 14 of you together? That’s when you’ll appreciate selecting a home design where the...

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Keep Packages Safe with a Shipping Vestibule

Keep Packages Safe with a Shipping Vestibule

"It's a waste of time waiting around for the delivery driver, but if I don't, I'm always worried my package might not be there then I get home." "I may sell a dozen kits over the weekend [home-based business], but what I dread is having to plan my day around waiting...

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Thoughtful Outdoor Lighting & Electrical

Thoughtful Outdoor Lighting & Electrical

Are you plugged in? Whether it's outdoor entertaining, yard work, or a project you do in the driveway, it seems there's never an exterior electrical box where you need to plug things in. So, when that sunroom is being added or your dream home is being built, adding a...

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Homes Talk to Women

Homes Talk to Women

Since the beginning of 2003, our ongoing mission has been to evolve our knowledge, understanding of, and appreciation for women's preferences in the home. Recently we stumbled upon the realization that homes talk to women; specifically, homes talk to women...

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