New Jersey Home Building Blog

Why are First Floor Master Suites so Popular in 2020?

Andrew Giannattasio | Feb 10, 2020


Master suites are traditionally built on the upper floors of the home, where the homeowner can enjoy peace, quiet and privacy. Still, home building trends are always shifting. In recent years, newly constructed homes are designed with two master suites, with one on the first floor. Understanding why can help you decide if you want your custom home to include an additional first floor master suite.

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Wood Burning Fireplaces vs. Gas Fireplaces

Andrew Giannattasio | Jan 20, 2020

The smell of wood burning in a fireplace fills the air with a faint smokey pleasure, while the glow of the fireplace creates a homey, comforting feeling for everyone in the home. Wood burning fireplaces are an older concept, so while they're attractive and pleasant, they're also inefficient.

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The Pro's and Con's of Radiant Heat

Andrew Giannattasio | Jan 06, 2020

Radiant heat is a heating system that works by transferring heat to the room through the floor. Although it's fairly uncommon in modern homes, radiant heat is an ingenious way to improve your quality of life while also warming your space efficiently.

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Should I Build a Custom Home in 2020?

Andrew Giannattasio | Dec 16, 2019

If you've ever owned a pre-owned home before, you know the drawbacks. The layout is never quite right. The storage space is never quite enough. There's always something you would change, either about the appearance, functionality, placement, neighborhood or other factors that are beyond your control.

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Build a Home That’s Great for Entertaining

Andrew Giannattasio | Dec 09, 2019

Not all homes are suitable for entertaining. The most suitable homes have open spaces, lots of light, places for seating and standing, and luxuries that make the home a welcoming place for guests. The best way to make your home suitable for entertaining is to build it from scratch, and to design it with entertaining in mind. These tips can help you create a perfect house for parties and get-togethers with groups big and small.

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7 New Year’s Resolutions for Your New Jersey Home

Andrew Giannattasio | Dec 03, 2019

With the New Year around the corner, it’s the perfect time to start planning for your next big home improvement. If you're building a custom home, these seven New Year's resolutions can help you create the house you've always wanted.

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