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A Few Thoughts on Basements

The lower level might not be the first thing on your mind when you start planning your future home, but a finished basement shouldn't just be an afterthought. Here are two things to consider about basements when building a home.

3 Reasons the Modern Barn Door is so Popular

The modern sliding barn door has become a popular addition to the interior of new homes everywhere. Just look at our entry into the 2021 Parade of Homes. But what about this look made it take off? Here are three reasons why the modern barn door became popular.

How to Style Series: Modern Prairie

When I begin to select products in a home, I take a lot of inspiration from the exterior design. Certain looks just work with certain home styles. In this series of blogs, I'll be explaining how I would go about product selection for different styles of homes. This month we're going to focus on the Modern Prairie.

Sneak Peek: Parade of Homes 2021

The Parade of Homes is back! With last year’s in-person event having been cancelled (and even though that didn’t stop us from building something special), we knew we had to go all out for the big return. Now, we don’t want to give too much away, but here’s a little teaser of what you can expect from our entry into the Parade of Homes 2021.

How to Style Series: Transitional Home

When I begin to select products in a home, I take a lot of inspiration from the exterior design. Certain looks just work with certain home styles. In this series of blogs, I’ll be explaining how I would go about product selection for different styles of homes, starting with Transitional.

Condos: Your Rightsizing Solution

Is your house starting to feel a little too big? Have you been thinking about rightsizing into something a little more manageable? Did you know that we've got a solution that's perfect for you? Bielinski Condos are the perfect solution for when the kids have moved out and you've suddenly got too much home. Here's what you need to know.

What Type of Flooring is Right for You?

When building a home, the toughest decisions can be right under your nose... or your feet, rather. We're talking about flooring. Do you go with hardwood? Luxury vinyl plank? Carpet? Tile? We're here to help. Here's what you need to know about flooring.

Exterior Home Design Trends for the New Year

The start of a new year is the perfect time to look into the future and think about what the next 12 months have in store for us. So whether you're building a new home this year or just planning on repainting the home you have, here are the new exterior home design trends to look out for 2021.

Raise the Bar with Coffered Ceilings

Want to take your new home's design to new heights? Try a coffered ceiling. Don't know what that is? Read on to learn more about what a coffered ceiling is, why you should love it, and more.

Say Goodbye to Dining Rooms

The days of the formal dining room are over. And, to be fair, it's typically a room that only gets used once or twice a year. But what's taking its place? Read on to learn why the dining room is disappearing and some ways that new home design is dealing with it.