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    June 19, 2018 | Posted in home building, custom design, custom home, floor plans

    Customizable Standard Plans vs. Full Custom Building

    There are two options when custom building a home. You can go with customizable standard plans or a full custom build. Watch the video below to decide which one is right for you. 

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    January 11, 2018 | Posted in home building, custom home, New Home Constuction

    Understanding the Difference Between Value and Price of a Home

    In this video, President and founder George Davis explains the difference between value and price. We want you to make an informed decision when choosing a home and are confident that ProBuilt provides a higher level of standard features and value for the price. Watch the video below to learn more. 

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    December 19, 2017 | Posted in blog, custom home, New Home Constuction, home design, floor plans

    Deciding on the Right Floor Plan for Your Dream Home: Colonial, Ranch, or First Floor Master

    There are three main floor plan types to consider when designing your dream home. Each type, colonial, ranch, and first floor master, has its strengths and weaknesses.

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    October 12, 2017 | Posted in home building, custom home, New Home Constuction, home design

    7 Must-Dos when Choosing a Builder for Your Dream Home

    The following is written by President and founder of ProBuilt Homes, George Davis, who has over 20 years of construction experience.

    I frequently get calls and emails from friends and family around the country asking my advice on how they should select a builder for their dream home.  You are picking the company that you are going to entrust to build you, what is usually, the largest purchase of your lifetime. Spending time to dig a little deeper is definitely prudent.  

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    June 29, 2017 | Posted in custom home, home design, budget

    Use The Budget Triangle to Create Your Dream Home

    During the new home design process, the builder and homeowner work together, utilizing the budget triangle, to arrive at the total cost of the project and create the home of the client's dreams. This video explains that process.  

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    May 09, 2017 | Posted in custom home, New Home Constuction, home design

    Choosing the Right Window Type for Your Home: Wood vs Vinyl

    For decades, wood windows have been a sign of a quality built home while vinyl windows were thought of as a cheap alternative to wood.  However, with today's technological advances, a good quality vinyl window can perform as good as, if not better than, a wood window. At a fraction of the price, today's vinyl window warranties are on par with wood windows so the life spans are similar.

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    March 28, 2017 | Posted in custom home, New Home Constuction

    10 Topics to Help You Decide Where and How to Build a New Home

     

    There are many things to consider when you are contemplating building a new home.  Here's a list of items to keep you on the right track when making your decision on where and how to build:

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    February 14, 2017 | Posted in home building, custom home

    How to Decide on a Foundation Type for Your Home

         Should I use a poured concrete or masonry block foundation? It seems like a simple question, but the answer can get complex.  In general though, a properly constructed foundation of either type is a good choice. However, there are many factors to consider that may make one of the two a better solution for your home.

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    January 12, 2017 | Posted in custom home, design tips

    How to Decide Between a Gas and Electric Stove for Your Home

    When you purchase a used home, you are typically stuck with the gas or electric stove connection that the home has. You can also hire a plumber or electrician to change the stove connection in your home. Changing the connection can get expensive depending on how complex it is to get the gas line or wiring to your kitchen. But, when you build a new home, you can choose your stove connection. 

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    February 23, 2016 | Posted in custom home, home office design

    The Ultimate Cheat Sheet On Home Office Design

     

    The following is an excerpt from Chapter 24 of George Davis’ book, Room By Room. Each chapter covers one room or feature of a home and provides inside information about what things to consider.  The book highlights areas to concentrate on if you have a limited budget as well as skies-the-limit options, and everything in between.

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