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If you're in the market for a custom home, these resources will help make your home building process smoother.

Charleston SC at sunset from drone view of the Ravenel Bridge
Published: Sep 26, 2022

The Best Places to Live in South Carolina

Wondering "Is South Carolina a good place to live?" Check out the top 5 reasons to live in in the Palmetto State, & the best places to live in South Carolina.

New House For Sale In Lexington SC 2022
Published: Sep 01, 2022

Home for Sale - Lexington SC - in Golden Hills (Golf Course Community)

We have a new spec home for sale in Lexington. Located in the beautiful golf course community of Golden Hills. Lexington 1 schools.

Custom in-ground concrete pool and natural stone paver patio with outdoor kitchen in South Carolina.
Published: Aug 17, 2022

Custom Concrete Pools: Pros and Cons of Gunite VS Shotcrete

Concrete pools offer the highest quality-pool and spa experience. Here's why luxury pool builders choose concrete (gunite and/or shotcrete) for luxury pools.

Custom In Ground Luxury Pool And Spa With Natural Stone Pool Decking Overlooking The Woods  1
Published: Jul 08, 2022

Why Choose a Travertine Pool Deck? Pros and Cons of Travertine Pavers

If you haven't heard about travertine for your pool deck, we'd love to introduce you to this beautiful material. Find out why so many people go this route.

Large custom marble tile shower with glass enclosure and sculpted stand-alone tub
Published: Jun 14, 2022

5 Custom Shower Ideas for Your Dream Bathroom

We'd like to share our favorite custom shower ideas with you along with images of some of our recent large custom tiled showers for inspiration.

Formal dining room with rustic hardwood floors and living space with fireplace and shiplap
Published: May 27, 2022

Luxury Homes: Is a Spec Home Builder Right for You?

Maybe you want a new home but really don't want to have to start a building project from scratch or wait too long? A spec home may be just the thing you need.

Messy Mortar Style Brick Home Front Entryway  1
Published: May 04, 2022

What Is Messy Mortar for a Brick Home and Why Is It So Popular?

Check out this post to find out about the most common joint mortar styles, including messy mortar, to discover which one is right for your dream home.

208 Clayborn Rd Lexington, SC - King house plan - Limewashed brick
Published: Apr 13, 2022

What Is German Schmear for Brick VS. Mortar Wash VS. Limewash?

Many homeowners want something a little extra special for their brick homes. Mortar wash, Limewash, Whitewash, and more. Which will you fall in love with?

Town of Lexington, SC - home to Lexington School District 1
Published: Mar 17, 2022

Lexington School District 1 — One of the Best School Districts in SC

If you're thinking of moving to SC, we'd like to introduce you to one of the best school districts in the state of South Carolina - Lexington District 1.

White painted brick luxury home in Columbia, SC
Published: Feb 15, 2022

Should You Paint Your Brick House in 2022?

Many luxury homeowners are choosing to paint their brick homes. What are the pros and cons of painting brick? And is this option right for you?

Kitchen Butlers Pantry With Wine Storage And Built In Home Office Near Kitchen
Published: Jan 19, 2022

15 Must-Haves for Luxury Kitchen Design in 2022

Looking for the latest trends in luxury kitchens for 2022? We believe you'll want to include many of these 15 features in your new custom kitchen.

Custom Kitchen With Thin Brick Backsplash White Cabinets Eat In Island Wood Ceiling Beams And Hardwood Floors
Published: Jan 05, 2022

Is a Brick Backsplash Right for Your Kitchen? Pros and Cons

Looking for a unique backsplash with plenty of charm and character? Brick may be just the thing. Check out the pros and cons of real brick vs faux brick here.

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