Laundry Room Design

by Michele Weaver 10. June 2016 14:03
Laundry rooms - we all need them, but have varying thoughts on placement and amenities. [More]

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Design Trends | HER HOME | Home Tips

Getting Noticed

by Michele Weaver 8. June 2016 16:01
How do you get people, especially the media, to notice what you’re doing? The following process isn’t rocket science and isn’t as high-tech as some, but it has worked: [More]

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General | home builders | Marketing

Beyond the Basics with Yen Gutowski

by Michele Weaver 8. June 2016 11:32
What do you like best about working at Design Basics? I really enjoy the people--even though we are a small company, we have a great team that works well together and takes enormous pride in all that we do. [More]

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Customer Support | General

Design with Entertaining in Mind

by Michele Weaver 2. June 2016 13:43
Our Livability at a Glance™ color coding for floor plans helps you quickly identify how each area of the home can be utilized. Areas shaded yellow are identified as spaces ideal for entertaining. [More]

Outdoor Entertaining

by Michele Weaver 19. May 2016 17:05
Whether it’s a front courtyard, expanded deck, or backyard barbecue, plan for outdoor entertaining when you are designing your new home! [More]

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Backyard | Design Trends | HER HOME | Patio | Porch

Designing, Building, and Selling Healthier Homes

by Michele Weaver 9. May 2016 16:24
Of all the ways builders try to differentiate themselves from the competition, one of the most underutilized is being known for building healthier homes. [More]

10 Things You Need to Consider in a Home Plan: Tips 6-10

by Michele Weaver 4. May 2016 13:50
Contemplating building a new home? Odds are your future looks bright! It all begins with a plan, and where you get your home plan matters! [More]

'Beyond the Basics' with Tricia Baker

by Michele Weaver 4. May 2016 12:05
As the plan alterations designer, Tricia is responsible for incorporating changes to plans in accordance with customer request and architectural specifications. [More]

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History

The 'Dirty Office'

by Michele Weaver 29. April 2016 15:53
In today's economy, there are nearly 40 million home-based businesses in the U.S. today, and an increasing number of households are operating more than one business from their home. [More]

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Design Trends | HER HOME | Office Design | Storage

10 Things You Need to Consider in a Home Plan: Tips 1 - 5

by Michele Weaver 21. April 2016 17:09
Like picking a university or falling in love and deciding to marry, choosing to build a new home can be one of life's most rewarding and stressful experiences. The house plan--your dream on paper--becomes the manuscript which weaves together the various people (developer, builder, sub-contractors, lender, etc.) and products that will bring your vision to reality. [More]

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