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The backyard studio movement that offers something for everyone. Your backyard tool shed is not what it used to be. Today these unique structures come with finished interiors fully plumbed for kitchen and bath, wired for power and Internet, constructed using sustainable materials and lasting production techniques. People are discovering that simple construction, single-room [Read more...]

2021-01-15T11:31:46-08:00January 15th, 2021|0 Comments

Why choose Cedar Shingle Siding

The material you choose for the exterior siding of your home can enhance the look of the entire property. Nothing says charm quite like a shingle style house. Cedar is a good insulator due to its low density; less heat is transported through the wood. This factor keeps heat from escaping in the winter [Read more...]

2020-12-01T09:11:14-08:00December 1st, 2020|0 Comments

Stucco – A Popular Choice

Stucco siding for new homes has become the most popular exterior In communities where fire safety is paramount and building homes that endure the challenges of a changing climate is important, stucco stands out as one of the very best options for homeowners to consider. A standard application of just one-inch coating of stucco [Read more...]

2020-11-03T07:06:32-08:00November 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

The Versatility of Durable Lap Siding for New Homes

In new home building there is no more quintessential finish product than engineered clap boards for exterior siding. Resistant. Practical. Versatile lap siding is perfect for homeowners looking for easy maintenance. It offers all the proven durability of engineered material with the aesthetic beauty of uniform boards that are entirely free of knots. Lap [Read more...]

2020-10-14T13:51:20-07:00October 14th, 2020|0 Comments

Home Building Ideas: Contemporary Style Home Design

The hallmark of the contemporary look in house design features simple exteriors and truly functional, spacious interiors that are visually connected by massive window displays. Modern is another way of saying ‘contemporary’ and these designs go from modern ranch-style to the long boxy look of a shipping container which is highly appealing to [Read more...]

2020-09-22T09:09:45-07:00September 21st, 2020|0 Comments

Home Building Ideas: The Spanish Style Home Design

A favorite among homeowners is the Spanish Style design. As the name implies this design captures all of the warm elements of the Southwest including romantic ideals from Spain and the Mediterranean. An eclectic design, these homes typically feature a low-pitched roof, stucco siding, and archways above doors, windows and porches. Another constant found [Read more...]

2020-08-27T08:09:38-07:00August 26th, 2020|0 Comments

Home Building Design Ideas: French Country House

So far in our Home Building Design Ideas series we’ve talked about the farmhouse style and the classic craftsman style home. A time honored, elegant expansion on the farmhouse style design is the French County Home that captures that old-world appeal with subtle elements of the more modern shabby chic. The French County [Read more...]

2020-08-10T11:54:29-07:00August 10th, 2020|0 Comments

Home Building Design Ideas 2020: The Craftsman Style

Craftsman Style homes started with Stickley Famous furniture maker Gustav Stickley first became enamored by the bungalow style homes found in Bengal, India in the early 1900s. This love of the design launched a custom home building career for the master craftsman, and the Craftsman Style Home was born. During the Arts and Crafts [Read more...]

2020-08-10T11:54:38-07:00July 23rd, 2020|0 Comments

Modern Twist to the Farmhouse Style Homes

Welcome to the first in our new series of articles called Design Ideas 2020. Our extraordinary design team has been working with clients to create dream homes for many years, and we have some really good ideas. With this series of articles featuring custom home designs we invite you to join us, and let [Read more...]

2020-07-10T15:58:53-07:00July 10th, 2020|Comments Off on Modern Twist to the Farmhouse Style Homes

Providing expertise for your vintage home remodel

Nelson Builders is ready to restore authentic architectural details and bring new vibrancy to your historically significant home. We know what it takes to enhance your home’s value while also elevating the architectural richness of the neighborhood. We have the expertise to provide both restoration and remodel for historic houses, while keeping to your goals [Read more...]

2020-06-25T11:44:00-07:00June 25th, 2020|0 Comments
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