Entries by BrightHaus

Everything You Need to Know About Hiring a Green Construction Architect

Many home builders are interested in green construction, or the idea of building a green or energy-efficient home from scratch. But finding the right architect for such a project can be a challenge, considering the architecture industry is still trying to adjust to the green building craze. Some architects specialize in green construction; while others […]

Detached vs Attached Garages: Which Is Right for You?

Garages are considered standard for some people but for many others, they are deemed a luxury. If you are a homeowner who is debating whether to have an attached or detached garage installed, you’ll want to become familiar with the benefits and drawbacks of each type in order to make the best-informed decision possible. You’ll […]

Pier & Beam Foundation vs. Slab Foundation: Which Should You Use?

Prior to the popular use of slab foundations underneath structures, most homes were elevated in the air by pier and beam foundations (sometimes also called post and beam). These days, however, pier and beam structures aren’t used as much, but are still the standard in some parts of the country that get a lot of […]

How to Naturally Protect Your Home from Termites When Remodeling

Keep Termites Away from the Wood in Your Home with These Tips As any contractor will tell you, termites can be a major headache when you’re building a house from scratch or renovating an existing home. Wood is like catnip to termites, and you can bet that all those wood chips and dust are going […]

The Benefits of Having a Soundproof Room

Ensure Your Privacy with Practical Sound Control If you live in a quiet neighborhood or you’re looking to put some distance between you and your housemates, you might be interested in building a soundproof room. This reduces the amount of sound that passes from one room to another. Maybe you love to blast your favorite […]

Tips for Choosing the Lighting in Your Home

Building a Custom Lighting Setup that Enhances Your Lifestyle If you’re going to build a custom lighting setup in your home, you need to make sure that you know exactly what you want to get out of the project. After all, built-in custom lighting fixtures are permanent and can’t be rearranged, unlike a lamp that […]

A Guide to Custom Home Financing

How Much Does It Cost to Build a Custom Home and How to Finance It The process of building a custom home tends to be more involved than that of buying a resale home. If you’re ready to go the extra mile, find out more about how much it can cost to build a custom […]

Custom Backyards for Creating the Perfect Outdoor Space

Use These Backyard Ideas as Inspiration for Your Next Outdoor Project The backyard can be one of the most underutilized areas of a person’s home. If you have some space to work with, why not customize your backyard by adding some personal touches? You can create a relaxing space with plenty of seating, a cozy […]

The Benefits of Building a Custom Home

Create the Ultimate Retreat with Custom Home Building If you’re on the fence between buying a resale home and building a custom home, think about how much effort you want to put into the buying process. Are you simply looking to sign on the dotted line, or are you willing to take an assertive role […]