With so many homes being constructed in traditional forms, yours needs to stand out. The good news is you can easily create your dream custom home design.
The process of designing your home can be enjoyable if you hire the right kind of home designer for you. Whether you are building a brand new home or renovating one that already exists, make it a seamless process.
There are many things to think about when designing your home. You must envision the kind of life you plan on living in your new home. A new home or newly designed space is a fresh start. It can even be the change you need to redefine yourself or your relationship with the world or your family.
A new custom home is so much more than how many square feet it should be and if you need a 1/2 bath on a certain floor.
We’ve done the heavy lifting for you and have compiled a list of some essential things to remember when creating your custom home design:
Figuring out what is essential to you in your new custom home is important. If you don’t create a list of the must-haves, you might end up without them.
Building a home can be incredibly stressful. You’ll have a million decisions before you on a daily basis. If you don’t have your list of musts nearby, you might make a move that makes one of your must-haves impossible.
Prioritize important aspects of your custom design. If you’ve always dreamt about a breakfast bench, make sure you put that in the renderings and floor plans. If you’ve always wanted arched windows in your dining room, make sure it doesn’t interfere with support columns.
Big windows are important, they’ll provide a lot of light.
2. Light It Right
Light has incredible effects on humans and their daily mood and mindset. Seasonal Affective Disorder is a real thing. Homes without an abundance of natural light won’t help fight Seasonal Affective Disorder.
Consider skylights and floor to ceiling windows wherever possible. Create a custom home design that maximizes the potential for large amounts of natural light. Not only will this keep your energy bill down, it will boost your mood.
With plenty of light and positive energy in your home, you’ll accomplish all of those plans and dreams you have for your new space.
3. Consider Your Future in Your Custom Home Design
Will you be having children? Do you have family that visits you in town often? Do you have kids leaving for college who no longer need a room? How about a parent who isn’t doing so well and may need a place to stay on occasion?
Considering what the future holds for you can save you both money and time. Planning for events you think might occur will eliminate the need to redesign or renovate certain parts of your house to make a fit for changes.
Whether you want to run a business out of your home or have an in-home yoga studio one day, map out your wants and plan ahead.
Custom home design can create a haven for all of your dreams and aspirations for both you and your family. Create an open home with all of the things you’ve wanted for years by simply prioritizing. Build a home that gets a lot of natural light and consider what may be in store for your family.
When you’re ready to build the home of your dreams, contact us and we’ll transform the design into reality.
Contact the Scottsdale custom home building contractor at Peak One Builders & Restoration to learn more about creating a custom home. Request a free estimate or call 480-378-0611 now!