Category: Build a Home

Porcelain Counter That Looks Like Marble

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The New Kitchen Counter

Anyone who spends time perusing "shelter" magazines like House Beautiful or Architectural Digest or who drools over glamorous house photos on Houzz or Pinterest has probably daydreamed about marble. Marble kitchen counters, marble backsplashes, marble bathrooms… while marble has been the ultimate luxury material for centuries, a moment of practical thought sometimes brings those daydreams.....

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Vadara Quartz Surfaces Unveils New Color Lineup for 2021

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Vadara Quartz Surfaces

If you’re seeking top-quality countertops or solid surface solutions for your home, whether a custom build or remodel project, consider Vadara Quartz Surfaces (Vadara), a world class manufacturer of premium quartz surfaces. Vadara has recently added six new fashion-forward color options to its lineup. Inspired by the classic colors found in marble and quartzite, Vadara’s.....

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Rooms with a View Outdoors

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Rooms with a View Outdoors

Photo courtesy of Marvin Windows and Doors Home owners love seeing and being more connected with nature, from the sheer pleasure of viewing landscapes to the healthful benefits that are said to result from more sunshine and the sight of greenery. Not surprisingly, this trend is a factor influencing the look and size of windows.....

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Questions to Help You Select a Builder

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Questions to Select Builder

If you’ve made the decision to buy a newly built home, your next choice could be the most important one of all: choosing a builder. If you plan to build a custom home, using plans from an architect or working with a design-build firm, you’ll need to carefully vet the builders who work in your.....

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Stainless Steel – Sustainability and Versatility

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Stainless Steel

Nothing captivates attention quite like stainless steel. Any appliance that incorporates stainless steel becomes instantly more appealing, and any building that incorporates it into the design looks more innovative. Stainless steel is truly in a league of its own. A combination of durability, aesthetics, low maintenance and sustainability makes stainless steel a go-to material for.....

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Future of Home Design? The New American Home 2019

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The New American Home 2019

While an 8,200-square-foot modern home set on a hillside overlooking the desert and the Las Vegas Strip may not be within the budget for most homebuyers, The New American Home is meant to be a prototype for future home design. For the past 36 years, the National Association of Home Builders and other sponsors have.....

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