New Jersey Home Building Blog

How Much Does a Home Wine Cellar Cost?

Andrew Giannattasio | Jun 09, 2020

For a wine aficionado, a home wine cellar is a wonderful investment. A well-built wine cellar will help you create the right environment for storing your many bottles. Some storage rooms can be installed for just a few thousand dollars, others require an investment of tens of thousands, or even hundreds of thousands.

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7 Design Ideas For Your Home Wine Cellar

Andrew Giannattasio | Jun 08, 2020

A wine cellar is one of the most pleasing features that you can install in your new custom home. Whether it's a little nook under your stairs or an oasis in your basement, your wine cellar is designed to be a place of retreat and luxury.

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Ten Ideas for Designing the Perfect Kitchen

Andrew Giannattasio | May 13, 2020

Undeniably one of the most dominant rooms in the home, your kitchen has a big job to do. More importantly, it must meet the practical needs of your family while stationing itself as the forefront of social interaction. In short, its functionality and style should come together in cosmic harmony, showcasing your family’s personality in thoughtful design.

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Rebuilding Your Home After an Insurance Claim

Andrew Giannattasio | May 04, 2020

Following a disaster like a fire or a flood, most homeowners immediately turn to their insurance company for help. They go through a claims process, find a contractor, and begin the process of rebuilding their home. If you've recently been through a disaster, whether it was a home fire or a recent storm, you've got a long road ahead of you. Rebuilding consists of many steps. Knowing the process can help you anticipate each step and can also help you make smart decisions as you navigate this challenging time.

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Spotting a Beach House Scam on Long Beach Island

Andrew Giannattasio | Apr 13, 2020

Do you own a beach house that you rent out to vacationers while you're not using it? If so, you could become the victim of a scam, if you're not careful. Beach house scammers have been known to do everything from steal beach house furniture to rent out homes they don't own to unsuspecting victims. As a property owner, maintaining awareness of potential scams and watching for suspicious activity can protect you, protect your property and may even protect victims that you've never met.

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6 Benefits of a Ranch Style Home [Plus: 3 Disadvantages to Look For]

Andrew Giannattasio | Apr 13, 2020

 

Ranch style homes, those wide, one-story homes of the 1950's and 60's, are the quintessential American structure. Just a half century ago, home buyers everywhere were building and buying these practical homes for their families. Modern home buyers sometimes overlook the benefits of ranch style properties. If you're thinking about constructing a custom home, ranch style may be the right kind of property for you.

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