Rooftop Decks vs. Covered Porches: Which Are Trending – and Why?

Sometimes, the best room in the house isn’t in the house at all. There is a simple, and pure, pleasure of enjoying the beauty of your home and landscape from the outside. Feeling the…


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Creating an Outdoor Living Space for Year-Round Use: Fun In the Sun – and the Snow!

If you live in certain parts of the country (here’s looking at you, Indiana), you’re familiar with terms like “two-season porch,” or “three-season deck.” We have accepted that, because of…


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What Does Home Mean to You? Choosing the Right Community or Neighborhood

Home is where the heart is… But it’s also where your neighbors are. Where your children go to school, where you meet friends for coffee, and where you go to the market. It’s the streets…


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The Ultimate Guide to Custom Home Building: Where to Begin

Fill in the blank: Building a custom home is___________________. If you said, Stressful! Overwhelming! or, I don’t even know; it scares me! … You are not alone. And you’ve come to the…


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Designing the Perfect Floor Plan: For You

As you plan your forever home, you want to design the perfect floor plan. A worthy – and overwhelming – endeavor! So let’s start at the beginning and ask a simple question: Perfect for…


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Can You Build a House in the Winter?

There’s no doubt about it: Winter is typically considered the “off season” when it comes to building a house. But does that mean you can’t do it? Absolutely not! In fact, there are many…


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Breaking Ground

Keep an Eye Out for These Custom Home Features in 2024 Making your custom home a reality can leave you spoiled for choice, but it can also empower you to tailor your dream home down to…


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5 Custom Home Building Trends: 2024 Is Going to Be Gorgeous!

In the wake of a new year, we look forward to seeing what’s trending when it comes to fashion, art, color, culture, technology, and, of course, home building and design. Undoubtedly, we’ve…


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Home-a-Rama 2024 Design Selections: At Home with Hilari Goris

Home-a-Rama 2024 promises to be a banner year for the renowned home showcase, featuring five of the top builders in the region. The G&G team will be there, waiting to welcome you home.…


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Millwork That Wows

When you think of design elements with the WOW-factor, what comes to mind? The showstoppers? The undeniable focal points? The big, the bold, and the attention-grabbing? Maybe! But…


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