Home Rennovation Don’ts

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While there are certain renovation tips that can add value to your home, there are a few things to watch out for before you start tearing down walls, repainting, or installing new flooring. When redoing your home, it is important to know when to call the professionals when to avoid the frills, and when to throw … Read more

A 2015 Homearama Louisville House Plan

Homearama Louisvilleis shaping up to be a great event for 2015. PL Lyons, Architectural Builders, has four homes in this year’s show at Spring Farm Lake in Prospect. We will be playing host to lots 17, 18, 19, and 27. A total of 11 homes will be on display during the show’s two-week run from … Read more

How Rising Mortgage Rates Affect Home Buying

Mortgage rates have been rising sharply, and oftentimes with escalating rates come the rise in anxiety for potential homebuyers. Whether you are currently a homeowner or are considering buying a home, it is essential that you avoid the mistakes people tend to make when rates begin to abruptly rise. The first and most important thing … Read more

The Debate of Brick vs. Vinyl in a New Custom Home

When building or remodeling a Louisville custom home, it’s those finishing touches that give it character and an individual look all its own. Picking the right siding is one of those decisions that can make all the difference in the look of your new dwelling and it is a decision that will affect your life … Read more

Louisville custom home tip: Properly sealing windows and roofs

Did you know that even a good roofing shingle or window pane product can still malfunction if it is installed improperly? One way to prevent good products from working poorly is to keep in mind the most extreme weather conditions in your area during installation. Use each product to its fullest potential. For Louisville homeowners, this means … Read more

Lasting Architecture: The Classic vs. Modern Home Debate

If you Google “Modern vs. Classic Architecture” you will get results that span every opinion and taste. Architecture is just like music, it is subjective. You like what you like. If you like Polka, who am I to tell you you have bad music taste, although I would still try and make that argument. The … Read more

Staying busy: a list of our current projects

If you follow me on Twitter, you know I tweet out a lot of industry information like housing starts, mortgage rate information, real estate statistics, and much more. Sometimes you may get a bleak outlook from those tweets. Although things aren’t exactly rosy, we do have several proverbial “irons in the fire.” We’re always looking … Read more

Meeting the needs of the future buyer

As children, most of us heard it a thousand times. As parents, we probably even said it ourselves a time or two, especially when we wanted those chores to be completed: “Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today.” You may be wondering what that has to do with today’s home building. Well, … Read more

Why you should choose a registered builder

If you read my blog or newsletter, you know that I’m a pretty big advocate of choosing a registered builder or remodelor to complete your construction project. The Home Builders Association of Louisville (HBAL) recently put this video together explaining some of the reasons why it’s better to work with a registered builder. If you’re … Read more

Some things you should know about me

When you’re in the market for a contractor, builder, or remodeler, you want to make sure you choose someone reliable and trustworthy. We’ve all heard about the horror stories of homeowners forking out big money up-front for a project and the next thing they know their contractor skips town. While scenarios like that do happen, … Read more

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