Empty Nesters Build With Room to Grow

Joe Garcia, owner of G&G Custom Homes has witnessed a trend in home building as homeowners design houses to suit their lifestyle. “I have clients who are technically ‘empty nesters,’ but they don’t want to build a typical ‘empty-nester home,’”…


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Must-Have Traits of a Custom Home Builder

Tile samples, carpet swatches, vision boards. Before even starting your custom home design your head is already swimming with ideas! How many bedrooms will you need? What style of home do you want? How much will all this cost?! While these are very…


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Lakefront Living: Building Your Custom Lake House

Summer is over and the leaves are starting to change color here in Indiana. While you might not think this would be the best time to venture out to the lake for a weekend away, the beautiful colors and the sweet crisp smell of fall creates the…


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Movie Theater Quality In The Comfort of Your Home

Nothing says entertainment quite like a luxury home movie theater. When designing a home theater, it’s easy to get caught up in the latest and greatest technology and gadgets, but building a home theater the entire family can enjoy goes beyond…


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The Perfect Custom Kitchen for Bakers

If you love to bake, you know the challenges a small kitchen presents. From rolling out dough to letting cookies and cupcakes rest after baking, there never seems to be enough space in the kitchen. When you’re planning your new custom home, think…


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Beach Inspiration for Designing Your Custom Home

When you live in the Midwest, you tend to yearn for time on the coast. An occasional vacation to the ocean helps, but you may not want to give up that beachy feel during the rest of the year.


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5 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Home Before You Sell

Before you start building your dream custom home, you have to free up some finances and prepare to sell your current home. You want to build the home of your dreams, to do that, you need to get the most possible out of your current home. Use these…


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Tips for Building Your Custom Indoor Greenhouse

Want fresh produce year-round without leaving the house? An indoor greenhouse for your custom home might be the best addition for fresh produce and a show-stopping feature. Control light, humidity, and temperature to grow the highest quality plants…


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What’s Next for Home Design: A Glimpse Into the Future

Sharp angles, clean lines, muted colors are all features of modern design. Although still called modernism, this style has been around since the 1900’s. Home design trends come and go from popularity but some styles have been able to stand the test…


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Design Tips for the Pack Rat

If you're having a custom home built, it's a great opportunity to keep your specific needs in mind while creating the house's layout. One characteristic to keep in mind while creating your custom home design is your organization style -- that is,…


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