How to ensure your safety during thunderstorms, and tips for your home!

How to ensure your safety during thunderstorms, and tips for your home! With the recent weather in tow, thunderstorms are becoming relevant.  In light of this, it is important to know how to properly take precautions during these storms to better protect your family and home! There is something called the “30/30” rule that is

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Types of decks, not to mention maintenance free!

Types of decks, not to mention maintenance free! In this entry, we will be going over some of the different forms of decks! This will help you and anyone else, decide on a deck that fits your home and desired aesthetic! First off, lets start off with the basics! What is a deck? Decks are

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Home with a side of balcony!

Home with a side of balcony! Balconies are a great addition to a home. Balconies add a nice little recess to stop the world for a moment, and forget the hustle and stress of everyday life. Balconies have a wide variety of forms they can come in as well, to help connect with the home

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Kitchen View

Sky lights in your home! Yay or nay?

Sky lights in your home! Yay or nay? Skylights can be the perfect setting for a rainy day, blizzard, storm, you name it! Skylights have the ability to really let you gaze and wonder at the parts of nature that aren’t so fun to be in! Aside from that, its great for clear starry nights

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No-Step Home Progress, from homes of Xcellence

Homes of Xcellence project update! No-steps home!

Homes of Xcellence project update! No-steps home! Here are some quick looks into the no-step home we have been working on! Hope your as excited as we are! And as always, feel free to give us a call to say hello and talk to us about your dream home ideas! 

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Front of house

How to maintain that pristine concrete driveway!

How to maintain that pristine concrete driveway! A clean, crack-free driveway is the best, it adds a strong aesthetic component when you pull up to the house that just makes you excited! Concrete driveways, or any type of paving material for that matter, is not perfect. All paving material is susceptible to some form of

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View of backyard of house and lake

How to prepare your pool for the fall and winter!

How to prepare your pool for the fall and winter! As the temperature drops, so does the desire to be in a pool. Now that the days are getting colder and the nights even more so, it’s time to close down and prepare your pool for the coming seasons. Before starting the incoming list of

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Master Bedroom Window View with backyard and lake view

Autumn maintenance! What needs to be done to prepare!

Autumn maintenance! What needs to be done to prepare! Autumn is a brisk season! Full of long-sleeve shirts and hoodies, pumpkins and apple cider. Autumn is one of the most vibrant of the seasons and can be an inspiring time for change and growth! However, the chilly wind and foreboding of winter is to be

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Sitting area overlooking backyard and lake with chandelier

How to handle leaves on the lawn!

How to handle leaves on the lawn! Now that the trees are shedding their leaves, homeowners all have a new task at hand! How do you keep your lawn clean and clutter free? There are multiple ways you can go about handling the developing piles of leaves, however i recommend leaving the raking for last!

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Unfinished Basement & Walkout

How to prevent a basement from flooding!

How to prevent a basement from flooding! Floods are a mess, a big mess, and a flood in your basement is just plain wrong! Basement floods can blind side homeowners and really hurt them financially. Generally flooding can happen due to some poor sealing around windows, doors, or due to electrical outages, causing your sump

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