When we started building our house, the plans included a built-in desk for the office. We had every intention of letting our builder do it, but as our build time dragged out due to the world shutting down, we started to cut things we could do ourselves from the build.
Selecting Accessories for Your Smart Home
In this post, we'll dive a little deeper into some of the specifics about devices and features that we use in our smart home.
Choosing the Brain for Your Smart Home
We've gotten a lot of questions about the smart features we've added to our home, so I've decided to document our journey. Many of the considerations we made came from months, if not years, of personal experimentation in both our current home and our previous home.
Wiring Your Home With the Future in Mind
In a world that is advancing at record speed with regards to technology, one of the decisions that will affect the future usage of your home is how you setup your home's wiring now.
Navigating the GIS
There are many things you can take advantage of when you're buying property. One of the most indespensible resources we found and then made extensive use of was the Geographic Information System (GIS).
Laying Out Your Lot
One thing that is extremely hard to do when looking at 13 acres of trees is to try and visualize what it's going to look like when all is said and done. Over the better part of a year, we looked at many different properties. Some were not hard to…
Pre-Construction (Permitting & Loans)
There's so much that goes into building a house before you even start building. We spent a long time deciding what we wanted in a custom home and almost a year looking for the land we wanted to put our house on. We then spent another eight months working with…