Visit Summit County, Colorado Parade of Homes

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Summit County Builders Association is proud to present the 19th Annual Summit County, Colorado Parade of Homes. The fantastic homes will be available to tour September 21, 22, 28 & 29 in the beautiful mountain communities of Breckenridge, Keystone, Frisco, and Silverthorne. Click on the photo to preview the e-version of the Parade magazine. Tickets […]

Why Passive Homes Are Becoming the Home Trend of the Future

Passive Home Building Trends

The demand for a more ecologically-sound community builds every year. In home construction, this means building homes with smaller carbon footprints. Here are some of the ideas that will dominate this trend: Modern Exterior by Seattle Architects & Designers Mohler + Ghillino Architects Higher-Efficiency Appliances – EnergyStar-rated appliances are being installed in almost every home […]

When to Take On a Fixer-Upper

Home renovation tips

Fixer-upper properties are appealing to the DIY crowd, but it’s important to consult a professional builder or contractor before making any decisions about buying a home or business site that needs renovation. Sometimes, it’s cheaper and less stressful to build a new property. True do-it-yourselfers are people who: Enjoy tackling new projects. Have imagination and […]

How to Make Your Home’s Stairs Feel More Open

Staircase Design Ideas

A common problem in structures are the stairs, as it can be a difficult issue to tackle when home building. While this feature can be both a lovely addition and important functional element in the home, the primary concern is the restrictive nature inherent in staircases. If you find yourself in the same situation as many […]