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Smarts Tips to Help Simplify Your Bedroom Remodel

Many homeowners believe that of all the possible home improvement projects they can undertake, renovating their bedroom is the most worthwhile. This tends to be an accurate outlook; after all, a functional and attractive bedroom can be a great selling…

Building Strong Foundations

By Sara Bos, Grand River Bank Mortgage Loan Officer NMLS 1766651 You need a strong foundation to build a home, and that starts with the appropriate financing and the right experts to help guide you through the construction process. Building your…

Key Steps to Prepare Your Home for Winter

It’s official, the colder temperatures are here and it’s time to plan for winter. Severe winter storms can knock out heat, power and other services to your home. That’s why it’s important to take a few steps now to prepare…

Build your New Home With Confidence

Building a new home should be a positive, fulfilling experience, but sometimes we hear stories from new homeowners that tell otherwise.  When that happens, we think about what we as builders, and you, can do to ensure you Build with Confidence. …

 Get Your Home Ready for Fall Inside and Out

Fall is many people’s favorite time of year. It’s easy to see why. Crisp, cool breezes, roaring bonfires, and gorgeous autumn colors make for unbeatable outdoor enjoyment. But you should take some time to prepare your house for the change…

3 Powerful Interior Design Rules That Can Transform Your Home

Whether you’re just starting out in the interior design world or you’ve been here for longer than you can remember, there’s one thing we can all agree on: sometimes it’s good to go back to basics. With that sentiment in…

October Is National Fire Prevention Month

October is National Fire Prevention Month, a time when we should all be aware of ways to help learn fire safety and prevention. Fire can happen at any time and according to Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency…

Before you start that home project, consider safety, time and hidden costs

We’ve enjoyed the Michigan summer and soon we will be spending more time indoors.  You’ve looked around and now have a long list of projects.  Home improvement projects can be tiring, messy and expensive.   You’ve carved out the time and…

Tips to Stay on Budget When Building a New Home

When you’ve made the decision to build a new home, selecting the right builder is an important part of the process. You want to find a builder who business approach aligns well with your personal preferences. And staying within your…

Simple Fall Home Maintenance Projects that Pay Off

As children head back to school, it’s time for home owners to head outside and do a little “homework” themselves. Focusing on a few maintenance projects now will help prepare your home when the cold temperatures hit. It may seem…