Changing Times, Changing Designs

Although the housing market has tightened there are many that see the lower interests rates, construction costs and improved energy-efficient products as creating a tremendous value for potential home owners.  The families that are taking advantage of this time in history are changing design trends.  Gone are the days of media rooms, excise/fitness, hobby, workshops …

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Shining the light on Low-E windows?

Today most homeowners value and require more natural light.  Even though they’re invisible, infrared and UV rays have a visible effect on our utility bills and the interior of our homes.  Infrared rays increase your home’s heat load in the winter and cooling load in the summer.  As for UV light, the same rays that burn your skin fade and degrade …

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Why Is Granite Still The Most Popular Counter Top?

Considering a new countertop?  There are plenty of different types including; Silestone, quartz, concrete, Corian, soapstone, laminate or granite.  Each has there unique features and appropriate application.  But most of our Mike Blake Custom Homes clients prefer granite because of its versatility and superior performance.  In fact, granite was recently rated the top performing kitchen countertop material …

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Federal Government Regulators Control Housing Starts

As the housing industry goes, so goes the U.S. Economy. The nationwide total housing starts rose by 10.5% bringing the total to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 598,000 units in August.  This pace of production is in line with the level of construction seen before the popular home buyer tax credit was enacted earlier this …

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Impact of Tightening Market on Home Design

Although the housing market has tightened there are many that see the historic low interests rates, low construction costs and improved energy efficient products as creating a tremendous value for potential home owners.  Residential Design and Build Magazine surveyed architects across the country.  Interestingly the families that are taking advantage of this time in history …

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Years of Experience in Home Design

Pinnacle Custom Homes has decades of experience dealing with customer trends in home design, architectural features and energy efficient construction science. Pinnacle Custom Homes creates and builds homes that are sophisticated and timeless. Creating such homes of the highest quality standards requires a hands-on approach. When building with Pinnacle Custom Homes, one of our expert …

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