Category Archives: Custom home design

5 Elements of Home Design

Westmoreland custom homesMaybe you know that you want to build a new custom home, but have no idea where to start. You don’t have to be a trained architect or interior designer to understand some basic design principals that will help you make layout and materials decisions for your home project. Hiring a great builder, of course, will make a huge difference in how you approach and understand your design decisions. We always work very closely with our clients, communicate their options every step of the way, and make sure their design decisions are the best ones for their lifestyle and budget. Continue reading

Tips for Childproofing Your Home

Westmoreland custom homesWhen you designed your custom home, having a family might have been in the back of your mind as you chose your layout and the number of bedrooms. Once you actually bring baby home, you start looking at your home’s interior from a whole different angle. There is no substitute for constant supervision when it comes to babies and toddlers. But here are a few tips for keeping young children safe at home. Continue reading

Choosing Paint Colors for an Open Concept Layout

Westmoreland custom home builderDespite all of the interior design “rules” floating around, you could argue that the one golden rule of choosing paint colors for the interior of your new custom home is to pick colors that you love. If being surrounded by amethyst or a zesty shade of tangerine makes your heart swoon each day, then go for it! You just might be sharing your home with other people, however, who don’t feel the same way about orange walls. And if your new home has an open concept floor plan, there are a few tips for picking paint colors that should make everyone at home. Continue reading