Your home should always be a relaxing, inviting environment with convenient and comfortable amenities. However, finding that perfect house can be difficult, which is why many families opt to design a custom home from the ground up. A customized home offers you complete control of your home design and home features. While the big decisions of your design are important to consider and get right, there are many more minor details that you should not overlook. When creating your custom home design, consider the following small but significant features that can add increased comfort and style to your new residence.
Covered Back Porch
A covered porch will provide you with more opportunities to optimize your outdoor living space. If you have a large family or plan to entertain often, it is easier to host people in a large, open outdoor area. A covered back porch can provide you with access to open, outdoor space while providing shelter and shade.
When designing your custom home, consider the roofline, entryway from the inside, and flooring used in the outdoor space. Consider how you will use the area, and potentially add outdoor appliances or a fire pit for optimum comfort.
Power Outlets in the Best Places
You may not have power outlets at the top of your mind when designing your home. However, as you live in your home and realize the inaccessibility of your outlets, you will quickly become frustrated.
The rooms you should especially take care to place convenient power outlets in are the kitchen, bathrooms, bedrooms, living room, office, and deck. When planning for outlet placement, consider:
- Where do you need access?
- What will the room layout look like?
- Do you decorate your outdoors for the holidays?
Quality flooring can provide you with both form and function. The right flooring can not only offer consistent, beautiful flooring throughout your home but withstand all wear and tear of a family home.
A Functional Wiring Package
Your wiring package not only needs to cover your current needs but anticipate future ones as well. A comprehensive smart wiring package provides:
- The opportunity to add more components
- Increased energy efficiency
- The chance to save money by avoiding frequent upgrades
- Increased home value
Custom Home Lighting
Both natural and installed lighting play an essential role in your custom home design. Lighting is not only crucial for your most-visited rooms but for hallways, entryways, and areas that lack natural lighting. The types of lighting installations to consider in your home are:
- Ambient lighting
- Task lighting
- Accent lighting
When designing your custom home, work with a professional at T&G Builders to ensure that you don’t overlook any large or small features of your new home. By considering every detail and receiving expert advice, you can create a comfortable, long-lasting home design.
Build Your Dream Home With T&G Builders
T&G Builders, located in Berlin, MD, has been a premier waterfront custom home builder and home improvement contractor serving Worcester and Sussex Counties for over 25 years. We are a locally owned and operated business known for our uncompromising commitment to quality, our passion for using innovative technology and premium materials to complete projects, and our exceptional attention to detail. In addition to building custom homes, we also specialize in remodeling your current house into your dream home! Our skilled team can assess your needs, determine the right design for your addition or improvement, and complete the entire construction process.