New Jersey Home Building Blog

The Pros and Cons of Radiant Heat

Bella Giannattasio | Sep 28, 2022

Every morning you step from your plushy bed onto the cold, hard ground and out into the chilly air. And every morning, it's a rude awakening — especially during frigid New Jersey winters. What if, instead, you felt soft, warm carpet underfoot; or heated ceramic tile floors? 

Radiant heating makes your home feel as pleasant as early summer days all year round. Some people install radiant heat in their bathrooms; others install it throughout their house. Knowing the basics, in addition to the pros and cons of radiant heat, can help you decide whether this type of heating is right for you.

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9 Design Ideas for a Kid-Friendly Home

Andrew Giannattasio | Sep 14, 2022

Families are made up of individuals — young children, teenagers, parents, possibly infants, and aging loved ones. They all have different needs and wants for the home. So, how do you create a space that caters to everyone? Is it even possible to design a home that indulges active little ones while keeping the surroundings chic and elegant? It is with these tips from GTG Builders!

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Should I Build a House Now, or Wait?

Andrew Giannattasio | Jul 07, 2022

You've planned to build a custom home for years. With diligent saving and patience, you're ready to start creating your dream home — you don't want to wait anymore. But news of high building material prices and a hot real estate market cooling down may have you wondering, "Should I wait to build a house?". Even though you're ready, now may not be the right time to build. 


It's wise to have these concerns. While you might need to wait for a couple of reasons, for most of our clients, building a home in 2022 is a suitable option. If you're on the fence about the right choice, here are a few indicators to help you decide.

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Finding Land for a Custom Home in New Jersey

Andrew Giannattasio | Jun 22, 2022

So, you want to build a custom house. Assuming right now is the best time for you to build, you'll have to find the right plot of land. Building a house in New Jersey can be rewarding. Our property values are high and for good reason! With convenient access to beaches, historic sites, large metropolitan areas and idyllic out-of-the-way rural spots, your home in New Jersey will have a little something for everyone in your household — if you choose the right property. 

Finding land to build on can be an overwhelming experience if you've never bought land before. Knowing what you want, doing research, and aligning with the right team of professionals can make your endeavor a success. Here's what you need to know if you're buying land in NJ.

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How Much Does an Acre of Land Cost in New Jersey in 2022?

Andrew Giannattasio | Apr 12, 2022

Building a new home should be exciting, but all too often it can be overwhelming — especially if you’re starting by buying land in New Jersey. If you’re never bought land before, you probably have lots of questions, chief among them: how much is an acre going to cost? As New Jersey builders, GTG Builders can help break down that question and get you started down the path to your perfect home!

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How Do I Choose a Custom Home Builder?

Andrew Giannattasio | Mar 23, 2022

If you don’t know a lot about home building, you might notice people throwing around the term “custom home” a lot. As custom home builders, we think that it’s important to understand what the term means, and how it differs from other types of homebuilding. Here are a few things you should know about the various approaches to home building, and how you can choose the one that is right for you.

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