What to Look for in a Custom Home Design

30 Jan 2020 Custom Building

The prospect of building a custom home is extremely exciting; you can be sure that you are going to get a home that is perfectly suited to you and your family’s lifestyle. There are many things to keep in mind when starting this process and, at Stattonrock Design + Build, we know what to look for in a custom home design to ensure that you end up with a home that will keep you happy for years to come.

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Things to Consider in a Custom Home Design

Your custom home’s design goes much deeper than the layout, look, style, and feel of the space. A custom home design factors in how the space functions on a daily basis as well as during different activities. It does this by taking into account the overall flow of the rooms and all of the home’s functional features and how they interact with one another. Some of the things to consider when looking at custom home design include:

Storage Space

There are many creative ways to extend the storage space of a home and make it work for your specific needs. Long-term storage spaces need to be planned out as well as storage for items that require daily access. Storage should not interfere with day-to-day life and it should be convenient, so make sure that you check out different methods of storing necessities.

Furniture and Cabinetry Layout

Whether you have furniture that has significant meaning to you and you plan on moving it into your new home or you plan on buying entirely fresh furniture for the space, it is important to plan ahead and design accordingly. It can be a major frustration to finish a build and not have a place for furniture to go when the time comes to move in.

Design Elements that Tie into the Structure

There are many different design elements that need to be planned for well in advance of the build. If you are fond of vaulted ceilings or certain ways of incorporating natural light, or if you want extra access points to the outdoors from various points in the house, such preferences will need to be incorporated into the home’s practical designs and can influence other factors of the build.

Why Get a Custom Home Builder Involved in Your Home Design?

One of the best things about designing a custom home is that all of the individual elements will work together towards creating a home that is perfect for you and functions in your benefit. Although it is fun to design your own home, it can often be extremely beneficial to hire a custom home builder that also specializes in design, as they will be able to bring their experience to the table and make suggestions that you might not have thought about. Although you may have done some research and looked into some great design ideas, an experienced design-builder will have a wealth of experience to draw on to come up with additional ideas for your home. On top of this, the ideas that you do have can often be tweaked with the right approach to make them more optimized to your lifestyle and needs and having a home designer get involved can help to bring your ideas into a practical reality.

If you are interested in learning more information about what to look for in a custom home design, or to learn more about the services offered by Stattonrock Design + Build, please contact us and we will be sure to get back to you with the information you need.