The Pandemic-Proof Home: Feature #4 – Outdoor Spaces

By |2021-04-28T14:55:53-04:00May 3rd, 2021|

In our series introduction, we stated, “Coronavirus [has] made us realize even more how important it is to create a safe home where one can live comfortably despite life’s struggles.”  In our last two articles, we discussed the importance of having areas where you can relax.  So far, we have focused on indoor spaces—the game [...]

The Pandemic-Proof Home: Feature #3 – The Theater Room

By |2021-03-25T16:05:13-04:00January 19th, 2021|

In our series introduction, we stated, “Coronavirus [has] made us realize even more how important it is to create a safe home where one can live comfortably despite life’s struggles.”  In our last article, we discussed the importance of a creating a space where you can get away from work and from screens—a game room.  [...]

The Pandemic-Proof Home: Feature #2 – The Game Room

By |2021-01-19T14:58:42-04:00January 19th, 2021|

In our series introduction, we stated, “Coronavirus [has] made us realize even more how important it is to create a safe home where one can live comfortably despite life’s struggles.”  In our last article, we discussed the importance of a fully functional home office.  (You can read more about that here.)  Today, we’d like to [...]

The Pandemic-Proof Home: Feature #1 – The Home Office

By |2020-06-03T15:07:26-04:00June 3rd, 2020|

In our last article, we stated, “Coronavirus [has] made us realize even more how important it is to create a safe home where one can live comfortably despite life’s struggles.”  In that series introduction, we briefly outlined seven features of a “pandemic-proof home.”  In other words, we introduced seven home features that Elements believes are [...]

The Pandemic-Proof Home

By |2021-01-19T15:34:44-04:00May 14th, 2020|

Please note that this article is designed to provide information only.  Read Elements Full Disclaimer here. Age-in-place and home accessibility have been topics of conversation for years.  Books, blogs, and more have been written about how to create a space where you can continue to live even as you grow older and/or become ill.  In [...]

31 Steps to Building Your Dream Home

By |2019-04-19T18:57:00-04:00April 19th, 2019|

Though building a custom home is exciting, it also often causes some trepidation.  In fact, a common concern we hear from families in the market for a new home is that they are worried about the home building process. Generally, worries, concerns, and/or fears arise from not knowing what is involved with the ground-up approach [...]

The International Builders Show 2019

By |2019-03-06T10:27:28-04:00March 4th, 2019|

Recently, Elements Design Build attended the International Builders Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. What is the International Builders Show? What is the International Home Builders Show?  Well, think of your local home and garden show.  On steroids. Companies from around the world showcasing their home building products filled three huge halls of the Las Vegas [...]

Elements of Green Home Building

By |2024-05-30T17:00:50-04:00February 27th, 2019|

Where do I even begin? That is often the first question asked when it comes to Green Home Building, and for good reason.  The information available on the internet about green building is unbelievable! Of course, we all understand that a Green Home is going to help the environment. What many don’t understand, however, is [...]

Age in Place Using the Elements of Universal Design

By |2020-11-18T20:50:00-04:00February 11th, 2019|

Age in place is near and dear to the hearts of Elements. Experiencing a parent that had an unexpected disability first hand made us realize the importance of Age in Place. Also, watching as our grandparents, and now parents, get older opens your eyes. Because of this, Elements focuses on a home that will not [...]

What to Consider When Building a New Home

By |2019-02-28T16:36:20-04:00June 5th, 2018|

Whether you’re building an English Cottage or a Modern Farmhouses, new home construction can be overwhelming. But don’t worry! Elements wants to help you better understand what to consider when building a new home.  Read on to learn more... What to Consider When Building a New Home Deciding to build your house is a big [...]

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