If you’re getting ready to build your own custom home, there are many trends that you should be aware of. Now’s the time to get all the modern amenities you may want, so if you’re conscious of all those trending features out there, you can design the perfect home you want. Home construction is a time fraught with decisions so we’re here to help you make the right ones by offering you some of our favorite home construction trends. Read on below to find out more!
Opting for Natural Looks
These days, we’re doing away with the typical dark, deep-colored hardwood floors. Instead, we’re using a lot more lighter colors and natural elements. Colors like white, gray, and washed-wood looks are becoming very popular. Some homeowners may think that solid wood is always better than engineered wood, bear in mind that it is usually worth the additional cost.
Clean, Minimalist Looks
Minimalism is a growing trend throughout every aspect of culture. Whether it’s how we want our phones to look or our cars, we want everything to be as clean as possible while still retaining functionality. Home building has also been impacted by the growing love of minimalism. These homeowners are opting for simple designs and the bare minimum in terms of decoration. This can also apply to the exterior of your home, as more minimalism means less maintenance.
Risk taking is becoming more and more commonplace in the home building process. This is in part thanks to the big push of DIY television shows, websites, and magazines out there. We’re familiar with these trendier, riskier ideas and so we’re trying to implement them in our own homes. It’s meant to be a custom home and that means designing it around your needs and wants. Don’t be afraid to ask your custom home builder if a riskier idea you have could play out just as you imagine it will.
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