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Celebrating Togetherness and Privacy – Multi-Generational Design Solutions

Celebrating Togetherness and Privacy – Multi-Generational Design Solutions

Numerous influences – from finances to the desire for inter-generational joy, to health monitoring – are fueling the surge in multi-generational households. In our last post we looked at some of our most popular multi-generational home designs, showcasing various bedroom arrangements. Herein we’ll look at designs that also provide separate living areas.

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Celebrating Togetherness – Multi-Generational Design Solutions

Celebrating Togetherness – Multi-Generational Design Solutions

“In 2016, a record 64 million people, or 20% of the U.S. population, lived with multiple generations under one roof.” – PEW Research Center. And, in light of the Coronavirus pandemic and its economic fallout, the number is surely even higher today. In light of the growing popularity, we present this two-part series on multi-generational home design.

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Custom Home Design Basics

Custom Home Design Basics

When existing home plans, even with modifications, won’t work for you, it’s time for a custom-designed plan. Several options exist, each with its own benefits. You may be most comfortable working with a local designer across the table, face-to-face. Another advantage can be their knowledge of local building code requirements and compliance.

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Choosing the Right Flooring for Your Bathroom

Choosing the Right Flooring for Your Bathroom

Vinyl? Tile? Wood? Laminates? The newer Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) or Luxury Vinyl Plank (LVP)? What’s the right choice for your new bathroom? HER HOME™ Magazine recently posed that question to Joe Dubsky, Manager for Thornton Flooring (Sioux City, Iowa, branch).

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Embrace Women’s Preferences

Embrace Women’s Preferences

It’s a marketing trifecta: “know they customer”; industry leadership; and having the best products and services. The intersection of those three distinctions can happen when a builder truly comes to embrace women’s preferences in the home.

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Tour This Home Through the Mind of a Woman

Tour This Home Through the Mind of a Woman

What does a Woman-Centric approach to home design actually look like? Join us as we tour a floor plan through the collective eyes of scores of women we’ve talked with. The Mackenzie is a family-oriented two-story home that’s just 40-feet wide, fitting perfectly on today’s increasingly common 50-foot wide lots.

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If You Need “Me Space” – Sanctuary!

If You Need “Me Space” – Sanctuary!

This is a high priority among today’s home buyers, whether spoken or not. We long for such a space in our homes, particularly in light of COVID-19 limitations. “Me space” in the home, whether it’s exercising… prayer/meditation… reading… whatever you like to do to relax, re-center, or recharge.

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What is a Woman-Centric Home Design?

What is a Woman-Centric Home Design?

Woman-Centric home design is rooted in addressing design-related issues women discuss with us, developing new, sometimes innovative solutions to those design challenges. Woman-Centric home design appreciates both style and livability, form and function. Eliminating regrets is one way design is addressed.

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