A Des Moines Custom Home Builder Blog

How to Complement Your New Home with Landscaping Features

Posted by Don Brill on Mar 19, 2019 2:31:00 PM

Your custom home is a reflection of your style and taste. You've taken every measure to ensure that the inside is exactly what you've dreamed of. Why not take the same care on your home's exterior? The outside of your house sets the tone for your entire property. Here are some landscaping features that can complement your new home. 

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Topics: Outdoor Spaces

Backyard Ideas to Add Value to Your Custom Home

Posted by Don Brill on May 29, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Developing outdoor living space is a smart trend that has homeowners taking a second look at their backyard space. The backyard can provide a private oasis when you make the time and effort to enhance it with features like these.

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Topics: Design, Outdoor Spaces

Home Design 102: Level Up Your Outdoor Living Spaces 

Posted by Don Brill on Nov 14, 2016 11:36:00 AM

Once you’ve planned the layout of your outdoor living space in your new custom home, you have the opportunity to incorporate elements that increase its livability, convenience, and visual appeal. Trendy new designs, cutting edge technology, and outside-the-box ideas can help make your outdoor space a great place for your family to spend time during almost the entire year.

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Topics: Design, Home Construction Process, Outdoor Spaces

Earth-Friendly Yards Are Trending with Des Moines Home Builders

Posted by Don Brill on Oct 17, 2016 10:21:00 AM

When you think about having your own corner of the American dream, you may picture a perfectly manicured lush, green lawn. But maintaining that kind of landscaping takes a lot of time and effort—not to mention its impact on the environment. Today’s eco-friendly landscaping options can save time, money, water, and energy, which is why they are becoming popular choices for Des Moines home builders.

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Topics: Design, Outdoor Spaces

Home Design 101: Creating Great Outdoor Space

Posted by Don Brill on Oct 10, 2016 10:46:46 AM

One of the best parts of building your own custom home in the Des Moines area is being able to include great outdoor living space for your family to enjoy warm summer evenings and crisp fall mornings. Once you find the right location to build your family home, your design-build team should take a close look at your property to develop a home and landscape design that takes advantage of your property’s natural assets.

 

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Topics: Design, Outdoor Spaces