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Aging in Place Design: Tips for Building Your Forever Home

As people are living longer, the demand for aging in place design in new construction is on the rise. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 15% of Pittsburgh’s residents were 65 years of age or older, and 19.3% of all Allegheny County residents (per July 1, 2021 estimates). More and more people want to be able to live independently

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Home Upgrades: What to Add Now and What Can Wait

Building a new home comes with lots of selections, and most of them will impact the final cost of your custom home project. However, when choosing which home upgrades add value, it’s important to think about the return on investment—a value that adds to the enjoyment of your home—not simply dollars and cents. Let’s look at a few home

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Keep Costs Down When Building a House in Pittsburgh

When you’re looking to build a new house, the cost is always a factor to consider. Here in Pittsburgh, there are ways to cut costs without cutting corners on quality. In fact, there are some effective techniques for keeping your construction budget under control. But as a builder, we’ve seen where homeowners can overspend when building a house. Here

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One-Story vs. Two-Story House: Which Should You Choose?

Homes come in all shapes and sizes, and when you’re ready to design your dream house, you’ll need to decide which type you like best: one-story vs. two-story house. Depending on your unique needs, one style may be more appealing, and we’re here to help you make an informed decision. Let’s explore all the pros and cons of building

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Open Concept vs. Traditional Floor Plans: Which is Better?

The open concept floor plan is a popular choice in new construction since the modern design provides an airy space for entertaining, collaboration and creativity. However, some people prefer the privacy of a traditional floor plan instead. In this article, we’ll discuss the benefits and drawbacks of each home layout so you can decide which one meets your needs

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7 Dismissed Details in Custom Home Design

If you’ve decided to custom build your home, you’ve probably spent lots of time on Pinterest or Houzz looking at cabinet choices and color schemes. However, some important details in custom home design can often be dismissed by homeowners—leaving them with regrets when their homes are complete. Before you decide to build your home, take the time to thoughtfully

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