Craftsman-Style Upgrades: 6 Features You Need in Your Custom Home

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Jun 14, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Topics: Build a Custom Home, Floor Plans, Design

Craftsman-style homes emerged from the architecture world in the early 19th century as lifestyles shifted away from the Victorian era to one that we can still relate to today. Servants no longer lived exclusively in their employers’ homes, and families were likelier to take care of their own children. This led to larger and fewer bedrooms on the second floor and a more open floor plan on the first, often with an eat-in kitchen in addition to the dining room. Some other common features of a Craftsman-style home are:

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Gourmet Kitchen Features for Luxury Custom Homes

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Jun 8, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Topics: Custom Home Design, Floor Plans, Design

As realtors across the country will attest, the kitchen is one of the most important rooms in a home. And with good reason: It’s a room that you use multiple times a day, where family and friends gather, and where memories are made. No wonder homeowners are paying more attention to both the form and function of their kitchen than ever before.

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Home Organization TIPS

Posted by Michael Nokes on Apr 6, 2017 1:08:37 PM

Topics: Lifestyle, Design


Insider Advice: Home Organization For An Open Floor Plan

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Designing a Living Room That Will Outlast Trends

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Feb 23, 2017 7:31:44 AM

Topics: Custom Home Design, Design

Have you ever walked into a home with a sunken living room or shag carpet and felt like you were transported in time (and not in a good way)? Sometimes the trendiest design choices can turn into a homeowner’s nightmare, especially when trying to resell a home decades down the road.

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Go-To Decorating Ideas for Your Home

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Feb 21, 2017 7:57:56 AM

Topics: Custom Home Design, Design

Building your own custom home is thrilling for so many reasons. You get to build on your ideal plot of land, with exactly the house plan and features you’ve always wanted. After your new home is complete, you have a chance to decorate your dream home.

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What Are the Best New Home Features?

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Feb 10, 2017 8:06:27 AM

Topics: Custom Home Design, Design

Building a new home gives you the opportunity to select the features and finishes that will surround you, potentially for a lifetime. Making smart decisions throughout the design and build process will ensure that your home is comfortable, durable, appropriate for your lifestyle, and a good investment. Think about the following new home features as you envision your dream house:

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4 Ways to Build an Energy-Efficient Custom Home

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Jan 24, 2017 8:37:32 AM

Topics: Build a Custom Home, Design

When you build a new custom home, you have the opportunity to get exactly what you want in terms of the kitchen layout, finishes, and other features that will surround you on a daily basis. You also have the chance to optimize something you can’t see: energy efficiency. Building an energy-efficient custom home doesn’t just benefit the environment; it also creates long-term savings and comfort for you as a homeowner. Being smart about how your home is built will allow you to enjoy lower utility bills for the life of the home and fewer drafts so that you can stay cozy.  

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What’s Trending in Custom Home Design for 2017

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Jan 13, 2017 7:45:43 AM

Topics: Custom Home Design, Design

With the start of every year, exciting new trends emerge in the world of custom home design. Some come and go before they ever truly take hold, while others are able to stand the test of time.

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8 Custom Home Design Ideas for Your Kitchen

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Dec 27, 2016 9:00:16 AM

Topics: Custom Home Design, Design

At Adair Homes, we offer dozens of custom home floor plans so it’s easy to find the perfect plan. But just in case you find that floor plan that’s close-but-not-quite-right, don’t despair. We offer an almost unlimited number of ways to customize each floor plan so you always get exactly the home you want. Because let’s face it, YOU are the best person to design the home you will live in.

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Custom Home Design 101 Guide: Laminate Flooring

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Nov 1, 2016 8:00:07 AM

Topics: Custom Home Design, Design

Should you go with hardwood or laminate in your new custom home?

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