Customization Ideas for Your New Home

We encourage our customers to “personalize” their homes!  We know that no two families are the same, which is why we encourage our customers to customize our plans and personalize their homes. Our New Sales Consultants are dedicated to making your dreams a reality.  They will lead you through the customization process of creating the perfect home for you and your family from inspiration to design.  Looking for some customization inspiration?  Below are a few things our homeowners are doing to make their homes uniquely theirs.

Floor Plan / structural

  • Custom floor plan redesign
  • Delete or add walls
  • Increase square footage
  • 10’ first-floor ceilings
  • 9’ basement foundation walls
  • Side-load garage
  • Bonus room
  • Three/four seasons room
  • Three car garage
  • Detached garage
  • Custom porch design
  • Wood porch railing
  • Hip roof
  • Higher roof pitch
  • Dormers
  • Stairs to basement from garage
  • Pull down stairs in garage
  • Walkout basement
  • Finished stairs to basement
  • Steel beam in basement
  • Egress window well

Insulation

  • Sound deadening insulation
  • R-19 blown insulation in garage attic
  • R-11 fiberglass batt insulation in garage walls
  • Sprayed urethane insulation
  • Hybrid R-29 wall system

Electrical

  • Recessed lighting
  • Ceiling fans
  • Under-cabinet lighting
  • 400 amp service
  • Water softener outlet
  • Outlet in fireplace mantel
  • Floor receptacle
  • Dimmer switches
  • Can lights in porch ceiling
  • Floodlights
  • Outlets in garage and basement outlets
  • Freezer outlet
  • 320 meter base for future outbuilding

Plumbing

  • Custom tile showers
  • Second sink in master bath
  • Jetted soaking tub
  • Pedestal sinks
  • Upgraded faucet/fixtures
  • Dual shower heads
  • Laundry tub rough-in
  • Flood saver for washer
  • Prep sink
  • Smart height toilets
  • Water heater upgrade
  • Farmhouse sink
  • Basement bathroom rough-in
  • Lift station with pump (for basement bathroom)
  • Pit only for lift station (no pump)
  • Hot/cold hose bib in garage
  • Soft water bypass for exterior hose bib

HVAC

  • Electronic air filter
  • Whole-house humidifier
  • Heat pumps
  • Geothermal heating, cooling, and hot water systems
  • Range exhausts/ventilation

Exterior

  • Cultured stone water table
  • Frieze and band boards
  • Wood window and door trim
  • Colored soffit and fascia board
  • Colored gutters and downspouts
  • Board and batten siding
  • Hardiplank siding
  • Vinyl siding (custom colors)
  • Insulated vinyl siding
  • Shake siding
  • Concrete porch
  • Composite decking
  • Standing seam metal roof
  • Cedar details

Windows

  • Windows with casing and jambs
  • Custom grilles
  • Transom and awning windows
  • Arched windows
  • Stained window interiors
  • Exterior window colors

Exterior Doors

  • Garage service door
  • 8’ high garage doors
  • Two single garage doors
  • Garage door opener with two transmitters
  • Wireless keypad for overhead garage door
  • Custom front door styles and glass
  • Transom windows
  • Custom sidelights
  • Gel stained front door
  • Swing patio doors
  • Four-panel/oversized doors

interior details

  • Large farmhouse trim
  • Larger baseboard trim
  • Crown moulding
  • Chair rail
  • Open or closed wood treads and risers
  • Larger newels
  • Wood shelving
  • Wall paneling (wainscoting or shiplap)
  • Custom built-in bookcases or benches
  • Smooth ceilings
  • Vaulted or tray ceilings
  • Wood or tile flooring
  • Additional wall colors
  • Moen bathroom accessories
  • Coat of paint in garage
  • Textured knockdown drywall ceiling in garage

fireplaces

  • Direct vent gas fireplace
  • Brick, tile, cultured or natural stone facing
    Raised hearth
  • Timber mantle
  • Corner fireplace
  • Wood burning fireplace
  • Custom-built wood legs and mantle
  • Shiplap

Interior Doors

  • Pocket doors
  • 15 lite glass doors
  • Double doors
  • Custom pantry doors
  • Poplar, oak, pine, hickory doors
  • Solid core doors
  • Barn doors
  • Upgraded hardware finishes and styles

cabinets

  • Pull out shelves
  • Glass doors with mullions
  • Custom wood range hood
  • Custom microwave cabinet
  • 54” wall cabinets
  • Wall oven cabinets or cooktop cabinet
  • Pull out trash bin
  • Wine rack
  • 5-piece drawer fronts
  • Medicine cabinets
  • Kitchen sink tilt tray
  • Cabinet door styles
  • Cabinet wood species
  • Finished side panels
  • Custom cabinet paint colors
  • Special crown moulding stack
  • Quartz countertops
  • Upgraded granite
  • Soft close drawers
  • Island legs or corbels
  • Upgrade cabinet hardware
  • Laundry room cabinetry