New Jersey Home Building Blog

Mistakes to Avoid When Cleaning Your New Custom Home Hardwood Floors

Andrew Giannattasio | Mar 13, 2023

Spring is right around the corner and we all get the itch to do a deep Spring clean across our entire homes, including our floors. If you have hardwood floors, however, regular gentle cleaning is all you’ll need. Need more convincing that a deep clean can actually harm your wood floors rather than help? Take note of our list of these cleaning methods to avoid when it comes to cleaning your hardwood floors to keep them in the best condition possible and avoid refinishing them sooner than you’d like.

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Must-Have Age-in-Place Features to Include in Your Central NJ Custom Home Build

Andrew Giannattasio | Nov 11, 2022

When you finally build the home of your dreams, you and your family should be able to enjoy it for years to come. 

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How to Build a Budget for Your Custom Home

Bella Giannattasio | Oct 17, 2022

When building a custom homeeverything comes down to finances. Your budget determines what you can feasibly accomplish in your custom build. It impacts where and what type of land you build on. It influences how big you can go and the quality of materials used to construct your dream home. The budget also dictates whether you can add more features to the design or need to put some on the chopping block.

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6 Tips for Timeless Kitchen Design

Andrew Giannattasio | Aug 15, 2022

Kitchen remodeling is high stakes. It takes valuable resources: time, money, and energy. You don't want to look back in a few years and regret your design choices or, worse yet, feel like you need more improvements. Timeless kitchen design ensures that doesn't happen. It enables you to create the perfect kitchen optimized for your family's practical needs while serving as the home's command center for scheduling, storage, and entertainment. In short, it combines kitchen functionality and style to create a space that works just as beautifully as it looks. 

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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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7 Features You Need in Your Custom Home to Stay Cool During the Summer in NJ

Bella Giannattasio | Jun 08, 2022

With the ocean breezes and views of the Atlantic to enjoy, summer doesn’t get much better than it does in New Jersey. Still, summer has its drawbacks, chief among them, scorching heat. High temperatures can detract from your summer, leaving you sunburned and overheated. However, there are some adjustments you can make to your custom-built home to keep cool and enjoy the summer in any weather. 

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