Home Builder Resources

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

Kitchen Island With Stainless Steel Farmhouse Sink Microwave Drawer And Dishwasher Coffee Station In The Background
Published: Nov 03, 2021

Microwave Drawers: A New Necessity for Luxury Kitchens?

Microwave drawers make cooking easier to access for everyone in your family. Check out our list of pros and cons about microwave drawers in this post.

Stained maple wood cabinets and hickory wide planked floors in a luxury kitchen
Published: Oct 20, 2021

Are Solid Wood Kitchen Cabinets Right for You? Pros and Cons

Solid wood cabinets are the ultimate for luxury kitchens. We'll look at the pros and cons, the types of wood that are popular for cabinets, and more...

Cozy fireplace with roaring fire and a blanket with a cup of hot cocoa in the foreground.
Published: Oct 05, 2021

Our Favorite Fireplace Ideas and Inspiration

A living space with a fireplace has character, charm, and warmth — literally and figuratively. We share some fireplace ideas you'll love from our custom homes.

New Homes in Lexington, SC on Lake Murray
Published: Sep 21, 2021

Luxury Home Market: 6 New Custom Homes in the Lexington, SC Area

Wondering what some of the newest custom homes look like in the Lexington, SC area? As a home builder in SC, we share 6 of our latest luxury projects.

Shiplap over the fireplace - shiplap image
Published: Sep 16, 2021

Shiplap Addiction? 5 Ways to Use Shiplap in Your Home

Shiplap love is a real thing. Here are 5 of our favorite ways to use shiplap in luxury custom home building that may inspire your own shiplap paradise.

Maximalist design with wallpaper accent wall, couch, and throw pillow
Published: Aug 25, 2021

Maximalism: Is Wallpaper Coming Back in 2022?

Move over minimalism, people are ready for the bright colors, fun patterns, and bold shapes of maximalism. Wallpaper is one of the best ways to get this look.

Wood ceiling beams in custom home|Blythe Building Company
Published: Aug 18, 2021

12 Fresh Custom Ceiling Ideas for Your Dream Home

Ceilings don't have to be boring. Here are a few of our favorite elegant custom ceiling ideas for luxury homes.

Luxury walk-in closet with contemporary mirror, vanity, and dressing table
Published: Aug 11, 2021

Dreamy Luxury Walk-in Closet Ideas

Today, closets are much more than just a boring, dimly lit space where you hang your clothes. Read on for luxury closet ideas with timeless style you'll love.

Exterior new custom home split staircase and board and batten shutters
Published: Aug 04, 2021

5 Tips to Build an Energy-Efficient Home

Building an energy-efficient home has a whole lot of benefits to your wallet, your family's comfort level, and the environment. Check out our pro-tips.

Luxury home with polished concrete floor
Published: Jul 28, 2021

The Effects of Different Types of Flooring on Property Values

The materials in your home have a big impact on your resale value. Let's look at which types of flooring are best for your property value in the future.

French Country Modern Back Porch With Vaulted Ceiling And Large Masonry Fireplace And White Painted Brick
Published: Jul 21, 2021

Do I Really Need an Outdoor TV to Watch TV Outside?

Whether you want to watch the big game or have a movie night, do you need an actual "outdoor TV" to enjoy television viewing outside?

Luxury home with board and batten exterior siding
Published: Jul 14, 2021

What Is Board and Batten? Plus 7 Ways to Love It

Board and batten is one of the most popular types of exterior siding and interior paneling options today. Find out what it is and 6 ways to use it in your home.

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