Kitchen Flooring | Pros & Cons

It’s no secret that the kitchen is the heart of a home — more than just a space for cooking, it’s the place where family and friends congregate, projects are finished and meals are shared.

Kitchen of The Celeste house plan 1323.

The Celeste House Plan 1323

Of course the kitchen needs floors that can stand up to the kind of ongoing use that the kitchen requires. How do you know which kitchen flooring options make the most sense for your kitchen? What is the best kitchen flooring for you?

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House Plan 1535 | Rustic Craftsman Design

The Curtis house plan 1535 is now available!

This rustic ranch house plan features a stone facade complemented by arched windows and a metal porch roof. Inside, the great room is a treat with a fireplace and a cathedral ceiling with an array of skylights. The island kitchen opens to a single dining space and a screened porch with a fireplace and summer kitchen extends living outdoors. The split bedroom floor plan is designed for privacy and the master suite enjoys two walk-in closets and an opulent bathroom. Thoughtful details abound in this family-friendly design with a home office, library, pantry, mud room, and a spacious utility room. An optional bonus room and bathroom are upstairs for a future expansion.

Front rendering of The Curtis house plan 1535.

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Fire Prevention | Protect Your Home and Family

It’s important to protect your family with properly placed and installed smoke alarms. Remember, smoke alarms are only designed to last 7-10 years. If yours are over 10 years old, it’s time to replace!

Help increase awareness in your community about the life-saving benefits of smoke alarms.

Fire prevention tips to protect your family.

Statistics to share

  • Three out of five home fire deaths result from fires in properties without working smoke alarms
  • More than one-third (37 percent) of home fire deaths result from fires in which no smoke alarms are present.
  • The risk of dying in a home fire is cut in half in homes with working smoke alarms.


House Plan 1597 | Small Modern Farmhouse

The Marisa house plan 1597 is now available!

This charming modern farmhouse design features arches, gable brackets, and shutters. Inside, the floor plan promotes easy living with an open great room, kitchen, and breakfast nook and a dining room for family gatherings. A split-bedroom design grants privacy to all bedrooms and the master suite enjoys a cathedral ceiling, luxurious bathroom, and a large walk-in closet. Find an optional bonus room with a full bathroom and walk-in closet upstairs.

Front rendering of The Marisa house plan 1597.

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Home Plan 1508 | Family-Friendly Craftsman

The Gideon house plan 1508 is now available!

The Gideon is a simple Craftsman house plan with a courtyard entry garage and a prominent front facing shed dormer. The floor plan makes the most of its modest square footage with open living spaces and private bedrooms. Arrays of skylights brighten the great room and master suite while vaulted ceilings visually enhance these rooms. A sun tunnel directs daylight above the island kitchen and a mudroom, pantry, and spacious utility room are unexpected luxuries in a design of this size.

Front rendering of The Gideon house plan 1508.

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