The process of building a custom home will be even more enjoyable for you as a home owner if you learn more about the home building process. What feels like a large undertaking can flow much more easily with more information. Remember, this is exciting! This is the creation of your very own custom home! The entire project is driven by you and your own unique ideas. Continue reading
R.A. Snoznik is excited to announce that we will once again be participating in Pittsburgh’s Festival of Homes which runs on September 22-23 and September 29-30 from noon to 5pm. Continue reading
Have you been looking online or working with a real estate agent to find a new home? It might be a first-time home, maybe your family has grown and you need more space, or you are relocating to be closer to grandparents, children, or a new job.
Whatever the reason, here are a few signs that you are ready to design and build a brand new custom home. Continue reading
If you have children in school, you’ve probably been shopping for new clothes, backpacks, notebooks, and other supplies. It can be a hectic time, and it’s not easy to get kids to transition from vacation mode to a school routine. If you are in the process of designing a custom home, think about adding specific spaces for kids to store school supplies and complete their homework. Creating a functional and comfortable space for homework can help reduce daily clutter and make it easier for children to complete their work. Continue reading
Pets are full-fledged family members these days. Whether you are a dog or cat (or rabbit or bird or other pet) owner, it’s a great idea to think about design features that will make both you and your animal friends more comfortable in a new home. Continue reading
Making your home more welcoming is fairly easy during the spring and summer months, when containers of annuals and other landscaping can really dress up the exterior. But there are other changes you can make to your home’s entry, driveway, and porch that will boost your mood every time you come home and make it more appealing to buyers, if you are planning to sell. Continue reading
Enjoying summer weather means putting up with some not-so-fun visitors around your home and yard. Here are some tips for getting rid of, or at least coexisting comfortably with, insect pests that can find their way inside your home or make eating dinner, entertaining, or working outdoors a challenge.
On this date in 1937, Pennsylvania became the first state to celebrate Flag Day as a state holiday. National Flag Day was signed into law in 1949, and citizens are encouraged to display Old Glory in front of their homes and businesses. Continue reading
If you know the location where you want to live, it can be frustrating to look at house after house without seeing something that will work for your family. Unless you get the chance to appear on a reality TV show that makes extensive home renovations look like a dream, you might be a little nervous about diving into some costly remodeling or a years-long DIY project. Continue reading