4 Design Ideas to Consider When Deciding to Build a Home

4 Design Ideas to Consider When Deciding to Build a Home
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    Designing and building a new home is exciting, fun, stressful, and ultimately rewarding.

    It's your opportunity to play a role in creating the perfect living space for you and your family.


However, there are a lot of details to consider, from the floor plan, storage, materials, and exterior style.

Let’s consider four design ideas you can incorporate into your new home. All of these are easy and affordable, adding convenience and functionality to your home.

New Home Design for the 21st Century

Modern homes incorporate an open floor plan, clean lines, and neutral colors for a feeling of more space. If you have a great view from your property, add expansive windows to showcase that view.

The point is, an open, light, and airy new home design will feel freer, lifting your spirits. Also, furniture and accessories can be easily rearranged for a new look and better functionality. An open design leaves room for change and wider possibilities.

Don’t Forget Storage

If you’re like most people, clutter can get out of control, in part due to a lack of storage space. Adequate storage is a must for any new home design. Every room of the house needs some type of storage solution.

You can incorporate ingenious ways to store all of your stuff throughout the house, without looking cluttered. For example, window seats, under stair storage, and built-in cabinetry can help keep clutter at bay. If you’re a book lover, built-in shelving displays and organizes your library in style.

Make It Sustainable

The environment is on the minds of many people these days, and building a home with sustainable materials has never been easier. You could go with solar energy, and design your home to accommodate passive cooling and heating.

Using materials like reclaimed bricks and wood in construction keeps those materials out of the landfill. Inside, installing bamboo flooring and quartz countertops, which are made from recycled glass, is sustainable while making a statement. You can find all sorts of building supplies made from recycled materials.

Design Quality Into Your New Home

Build your new home to last. Using quality sustainable materials and sound building techniques can create a home that stands the test of time. Doing it right the first time will also help you to avoid costly repairs.

While designing a new home can be stressful, a carefully thought out and well-designed home can bring decades of joy to you and your family.

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