Designer’s Corner: 11 Ways to Add More Natural Light to Your Home

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Apr 12, 2016 1:20:41 PM

Topics: Live Smart, Custom Home Design, Design

Everyone loves the feel of a bright and airy home. In fact, studies suggest that a home with lots of natural light can contribute to better productivity, better sleep, better moods, and less fatigue. Homes with a lot of natural light are easy on your pocketbook too. Natural light contributes to a more energy efficient home and that means lower monthly energy bills.  

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Downsizing to a Home Perfect for the Two of You

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Dec 29, 2015 9:00:59 AM

Topics: Live Smart, Floor Plans

So, you’ve finally got the home to yourself. Hooray! Wait-- is that an echo I hear?

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10 Floor Plans for Holiday Entertaining

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Dec 16, 2015 11:17:37 AM

Topics: Live Smart, Floor Plans

When the holidays approach, there’s always one house that everyone visits, whether it’s to watch the big game, to decorate the tree, or just to relax and enjoy the blessings of the year. Are you the designated entertainment household? You need a home that rises to the challenge.

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5 Great Custom Home Floor Plans for Downsizing

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Dec 3, 2015 9:00:23 AM

Topics: Live Smart, Floor Plans

As the saying goes, less house, more home. Perhaps the kids have flown the nest, and your family structure is changing. Maybe you’re simply drawn to the coziness of a smaller home or would love to minimize cleaning and maintenance. At Adair Homes, we have the perfect floor plans for retirees, empty nesters, young families, and business professionals.

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3 Sensational Home Plans for a Truly Happy Retirement

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Jun 9, 2015 3:09:00 PM

Topics: Live Smart, Floor Plans

You’ve done a great job raising your children into independent adults. Now, it’s time to move forward into the next exciting stage in your life: empty nest. The empty nest stage is easily one of the best times of your life. It’s the perfect time to fall back in love with your spouse, adventure to new places, and take up hobbies that bring you joy.

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10 Great Plans for Summer Parties

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Jun 4, 2015 7:39:33 AM

Topics: Live Smart, Lifestyle, Floor Plans

Entertaining guests in your home is an art, but Adair Homes makes it easy and enjoyable to build memories with the ones you love. Whether you are a first-time buyer or looking for a larger home with more room, here are 10 great custom home floor plans from Adair Homes that plan for the party of the season!

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How to Convince Your Spouse It’s Time to Build a Custom Home

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on May 28, 2015 1:00:03 AM

Topics: Live Smart, Custom Home Design, Custom Homes

Has your honey-do list become a honey-I-can’t-possibly-get-all-this-done list? If you’re spending more time on the weekend maintaining your home than you are enjoying it perhaps it’s time to consider designing and building a new custom home.

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10 Plans with Room for Family Fun!

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on May 12, 2015 1:00:47 AM

Topics: Live Smart, Build a Custom Home

Sometimes, the best family activities revolve around the home. From movie nights to family game nights, staying in is less stressful and easier on your budget. Looking for design ideas for your custom home? Look forward to nights and weekends packed with at-home family fun by choosing a home that creates the ideal setting. Here are 10 custom home floor plans over 2,000 square feet that leave plenty of room for indoor activities and hours of family fun.

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Build, Buy, or Rent? Your First Home Guide

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on May 7, 2015 1:00:38 AM

Topics: Live Smart, Homebuilding Tips, Financing

If buying your first home is on your mind, you have a lot to consider. You need to decide whether to buy or to continue renting for now. If you decide that becoming a first-time home buyer is for you, you need to figure out if you should buy an existing home or build a new one. Check out the pros and cons of each option before making a decision.

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Play Together & Stay Together! 4 Homes for Your Active Family

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on May 5, 2015 8:41:28 AM

Topics: Live Smart, Floor Plans

Active families just seem to gravitate toward the Pacific Northwest. With so many fun activities to participate in, it's no wonder. Here are some of the top outdoor adventures for your active family in the Pacific Northwest to consider with some home designs to match your lifestyle:

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