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Which Kitchen Features Will Make the Biggest Impact in Your Poconos Home?

Posted by John Holahan on Jul 26, 2015 7:30:00 AM

When you think about designing the kitchen in your new Poconos home, what are the first things that come to mind? For many homeowners their thoughts immediately turn to cabinets, countertops, sinks, faucets, flooring, and appliances. It’s not surprising. After all, those are the features you see when you walk into a kitchen. And make no mistake, all of those things are important. 

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Topics: Kitchen design ideas, Building A Dream Kitchen, Custom Home Building in the Poconos

Trans-generational Homes: Design with the Future in Mind

Posted by John Holahan on Jun 22, 2015 7:00:00 AM

Most people planning on building a new home aren’t looking for a short-term solution to their housing needs. They plan to stay in their new home for a while. But how can you plan a new home that will meet your current needs and lifestyle while ensuring you’ll be comfortable and safe in the years to come?

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Topics: Aging in Place in the Poconos, Custom Home Building in the Poconos, Poconos Home Builders

Our Floor Plans: What You Need to Know

Posted by John Holahan on May 30, 2015 7:17:00 AM

If you’ve ever watched any of the Pirates of the Caribbean movies, you’ll know that there is often a fair amount of discussion about “The Pirate Code.”  And you may recall that Captain Jack Sparrow and the others often claim that the Code is: “really more a set of guidelines . . .” 

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Topics: Liberty Homes, Poconos Floor Plans, Home Builders in PA, Custom Home Building in the Poconos, Poconos Home Builders

Off-the-Grid Electricity for a Self-Sustaining Home in PA?

Posted by John Holahan on May 23, 2015 7:58:00 AM

There are some new names surfacing when people talk about homebuilding today—and they’re not the kind of names we’ve associated with homebuilding in the past. When the names of Apple and Tesla have surfaced, most of us have thought in terms of computers, smart phones, and electric cars.  My how things have changed! 

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Topics: HERS Index, Green building, Liberty Homes, Home Builders in PA, Custom Home Building in the Poconos

What Sets Liberty Homes Apart from Other Home Builders

Posted by John Holahan on May 20, 2015 12:43:00 PM

Every business wants to stand apart from the competition. They want potential clients to look at them as something special. Custom homebuilders are no different. We want to stand out from the crowd. But how do you do that in a field where there are a lot of skilled craftsman who use many of the same materials to build what seems to be (at least on the surface) the same thing: a home? 

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Topics: Liberty Homes, Home Builders in PA, Custom Home Building in the Poconos, Poconos Home Builders, Whole Home Remodeling in the Poconos

5 Design Trends That No Longer Make the Grade for Your Poconos Home

Posted by John Holahan on May 17, 2015 8:31:00 AM

Designers often release their “trends for the year” in January, but life in the Poconos follows its own timetable. Besides, not everyone builds or remodels a home in the middle of winter. We think now is a perfect time to consider what’s “in” and what’s “out” in home design. Let’s take a look at a few home designs that have worn out their welcome for your Poconos home. 

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Topics: Bathroom Remodeling in the Poconos, Custom Home Building in the Poconos, Kitchen Remodeling in the Poconos, Poconos Home Builders, Poconos Vacation Homes

Enjoy Life in the Poconos with The Ultimate Outdoor Kitchen

Posted by John Holahan on May 12, 2015 7:29:00 PM

One of the main reasons people move to the Poconos is to enjoy the outdoors. And when the weather gets nicer, homeowners want to spend more time outdoors—even when guests arrive or when there are meals to prepare.

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Topics: Home Builders in PA, Custom Home Building in the Poconos, Poconos Lifestyle, Spring

Could The Arden Be Your Perfect Poconos Home?

Posted by John Holahan on May 10, 2015 6:50:00 AM

What makes a home the “perfect” Poconos home? The answer, of course, depends on exactly what you want from your dream home. While everybody has their own definition of perfection, when it comes to a floor plan, here’s a plan that can get you thinking. 

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Topics: Poconos Floor Plans, Home Builders in PA, Custom Home Building in the Poconos, Poconos Home Builders

How to Prepare Your Poconos Lawn for Summer

Posted by John Holahan on May 7, 2015 5:43:00 PM

It’s great to see things green up in the spring months. But if your lawn in the Poconos is important to you, you’ll want to keep it looking good all summer long. Here are a few things to keep in mind so that you can keep your lawn in top shape all summer. 

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Topics: Summer, Poconos, Custom Home Building in the Poconos, Poconos Vacation Homes

8 Steps to Successful Poconos Custom Homebuilding

Posted by John Holahan on Apr 24, 2015 6:39:00 PM

Maybe you’re one of those people who has long dreamed of building a custom home—but hasn’t yet taken the plunge. For some people the whole concept of a “custom” home is just a bit unnerving. “Custom”, after all, implies that you’re creating something a little bit different. But don’t let that scare you off. Even though your home may be unique, there is a well-established process to the whole custom homebuilding experience. Many others have been down this road—and you can do it, too. 

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Topics: Poconos, Home Builders in PA, Custom Home Building in the Poconos, Poconos Home Builders, Poconos Vacation Homes

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