New Jersey Home Building Blog

8 Popular Custom Home Design Ideas Since COVID

Andrew Giannattasio | Mar 08, 2021

It seems like COVID-19 has changed just about everything - including the way we use and design our homes. Many homeowners now work from home, school their children at home, and take their vacations at home. In the last year, custom home design trends have come to reflect these changes.

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Custom Home Ideas Already Trending in 2021

Andrew Giannattasio | Jan 15, 2021

While still in the research and planning stages of designing your custom home, it is important to keep up to date on the latest trends. Looking at current and future trends can give you much needed inspiration for your upcoming project. Before meeting with your builder, you'll need to determine what trends fit into your custom home building goals and what does not. When you do meet with your custom home builder, inquire about the following design trends and the ways to best incorporate these must-have features into your next home.

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How to Prevent Scope Creep When Building a New Home

Andrew Giannattasio | Nov 12, 2020

Scope creep is not a term that many people outside construction circles know, but if you're beginning a new home construction project, it's an important term to be aware of. Scope creep is a problem that can affect anyone building a new home. When it happens, scope creep can dramatically increase your building budget, put your project months behind, and place extra stress on you and your builder.

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The Complete Guide to an Energy-Efficient Home

Andrew Giannattasio | Sep 14, 2020

Building and designing a New Jersey high-performance home is a multi-faceted process. Energy-efficient home features not only make a positive environmental impact, but they also offer long-term savings on utility costs. With new construction, the good news is you can incorporate high-performance building materials from the beginning without having to do an extensive remodel in the future.

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4 Interior Design Trends for 2021

Andrew Giannattasio | Sep 14, 2020

Top trends in interior design make the most of interior spaces. In the coming year, rooms will be designed to serve a multitude of purposes and maximize square footage. Hand-made decor and furnishings constructed from sustainable materials will enjoy renewed popularity. Soft and dreamy, nostalgic colors will also enjoy popularity, with glossy and high-shine finishes prevalent throughout.

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9 Design Ideas for a Kid-Friendly Home

Andrew Giannattasio | Sep 13, 2020

The thing about families is that they're made up of individuals—young children, teenagers, parents, possibly infants and aging loved ones. So when it comes to having a comfortable, practical living environment, how do you create a space that caters to a variety of needs and preferences?

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