How Kogan Builders creates a healthy indoor environment. If you have questions about how healthy your new home will be, you’re not alone. A March 2016 paper by the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University detailed a nationwide study asking 2,200 people if they had concerns about their indoor environment. Nearly half expressed […]
Simple, affordable and easy-to-install wireless is making the long-predicted smart home a must-have. PC Magazine has called 2016 The Year of the Home—the start of a plethora of wireless devices that will make home life easier, healthier and more fun. Research certainly bolsters that view: a Coldwell Banker survey found that nearly half of homeowners […]
Home shows don’t reflect the reality of building a new home. Who doesn’t love a good drama, especially one they can imagine themselves a part of? With that in mind, it’s no surprise that home and garden shows enjoy loyal viewership, and that HGTV has earned a spot as one of the top ten cable […]
Framing details have a big impact on all aspects of a new home. Most people don’t think much about their home’s structural skeleton—unless there’s a problem. Small mistakes made during the framing stage can cause headaches later on that range from annoyances to health issues. Let’s look at how a home gets framed, and how […]
How do you wake up a 90’s house with good bones but needing a new kitchen and extra room to accommodate visits from the kids and grandchildren? Design a spectacular addition with a new kitchen, office, dining room, and master suite…then add light! Our design-build team hit the mark when they created this spacious, sun-filled addition […]
Here is a link to an interview that Custom Home Online did with renowned architect and author Sarah Susanka, advocate of the “Not so big house”. In this interview she discusses some of the “Not so big” principles as well as some sustainable design concepts.