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The Perks of Building a New Home

By | New Homes

You may be ready to settle into the perfect family home, recognizing your ever-growing need for more space and functionality. Perusing the internet and taking trips through desirable neighborhoods, you may be getting frustrated with your options. There may not be the one perfect house that stands out to you. Either they need too much work, they’re too small or they’re completely out of your price range, making you feel as though you’ll never find the right space for your family. But what about building a new home? It’s a common misconception that building a home from the ground up is impossible, time-consuming and expensive. Nowadays, families are looking for places to grow and thrive, and many are turning to builders to help them create the space that works for them.

If you’re looking for a new home for your family, you may want to consider building one. Here are the perks of building a new home.

Customizable Features

When you choose to start fresh, you’re able to customize your home however you desire, so that you get exactly what you want out of the property. With GH Builders, you’re able to customize many aspects of your home, like elevation, interior features, lanai design and more to get the final product that works for your family. Being able to customize these elements of your home from the beginning helps you create the space that complements your lifestyle completely.

Modern Design Elements

New homes also feature the latest in modern design, which makes this process exponentially easier than trying to renovate an outdated home. No changes will need to be made to bring your home into the current century when it comes to design, because these trends are already implemented into the home. Plus, you’re able to incorporate the design aspects you want in your home, as opposed to having to settle for what’s already there. This is a big draw for many families, as they can create the space that helps them function optimally.

No Big Repairs

In a new home, everything is, well…new! There are no worries and there’s no need for big repairs or projects right away, because you’ve not only chosen everything you wanted for the home, all appliances, fixtures, etc are new and won’t need attention for quite some time. This helps to lessen stress during this otherwise hectic and chaotic time. Let’s face it, moving is tough. The last thing you want is a load of repairs on your plate.

Increased Energy Efficiency

Many new homes also include more energy efficient elements, such as:

  • Appliances

  • Windows and doors

  • HVAC systems

  • Thermostats

  • Water heaters

Energy efficient items not only help to lower your energy bills, they are also beneficial to the environment. It’s a win-win situation!

When you’re looking for a place to call home for you and your family, try to envision building your home from the ground up and having all the features you want in the space. Find the right builder who can design and create a place that your family can be happy in, and trust in them to guide you through the process with ease. It all starts with the right builder, so find the one who understands you and your unique needs.

The GH Builders team is ready to help you build a beautiful new home in Golden Gate Estates! Call (239) 260-1755 or visit www.ghbuildersnaples.com to get started.

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Ultimate Guide to Energy Efficient Appliances

By | GH Builders Technology, New Homes

You’ve chosen the perfect paint color and the right furniture for the space. Your home’s layout is exactly as you imagined it and you’re working on fine tuning all of the details that go into building a new home. An important decision that you will need to make is what type of appliances you will include in your home. Whether you’re building a new home or you’re simply looking to upgrade your existing appliances, one thing is for sure…energy efficiency reigns. When it comes to getting a return on your investment, perhaps nothing provides that more clearly than choosing energy efficient appliances for your home. Not sure where to start? Here’s our ultimate guide to energy efficient appliances for every aspect of your home.

Energy Efficient Kitchen Appliances

Perhaps the most used room in the home, the kitchen houses more appliances and more chances for energy efficiency than any other room. Think about all of the appliances in the kitchen. Now imagine how much money you could save if you opted for energy efficient appliances as opposed to standard appliances. Not only have there been impressive advancements in the world of energy efficient technology, many more appliances are being offered in energy efficient options. These include:

  • Refrigerators

  • Dishwashers

  • Ovens

  • Cooktops

  • Microwaves

As one of the biggest consumers of energy in the kitchen, the refrigerator is one of the first appliances that many homeowners choose to upgrade when it comes to creating an energy efficient home. As you see how much you can save with even one energy efficient appliance, chances are, you’ll want to choose energy efficient appliances throughout the entire home.

Other Energy Efficient Appliances

When we think of energy efficient appliances, we most always gravitate toward the kitchen; however, the whole home can benefit from installing energy efficient appliances. Laundry rooms, especially, can benefit from energy efficient washers and dryers, and there’s a host of other options available throughout the home as well, including:

  • Thermostats

  • Ceiling fans

  • Whole-home dehumidifiers

  • Air purifiers

Energy savings doesn’t stop at the kitchen. Many homeowners choose to outfit their entire home with these appliances to reap the benefits of energy efficiency.

The Benefits of Energy Efficiency

Although energy efficient appliances tend to cost slightly more than standard appliances initially, you’ll end up saving more in the long-run. Not only will you decrease your energy bills, energy efficient appliance are long-lasting and durable. Instead of having to replace them every few years, many varieties of energy efficient appliances last 10-20 years longer than traditional appliances. You may also get to take advantage of certain tax breaks when you have energy efficient appliances, so be sure to speak with a financial professional and mention your energy efficient household.

When it comes to thinking about upgrading your current appliances or choosing appliances for your new home, you may want to seriously consider energy efficient appliances. Not only will you save money, you’ll also help the environment in the process. Choose what works for your home and your budget, and remember all of the benefits that come with energy efficient appliances.

The team at GH Builders is excited to help you build the right home for you and your budget. Call (239) 451-6157 or visit www.ghbuildersnaples.com to learn more about us.

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