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Outdoor Living Trends | Less Maintenance & More Enjoyment

Written By: Steven Kleber – Kleber & Associates

Homeowners have always enjoyed their outdoor spaces. After all, there are few things more quintessential to the American Dream then grilling hotdogs and hamburgers in a backyard on a starry summer’s night. However, the last two decades have brought outdoor living trends to a whole new level. What was once simply a back patio or deck is now an entertainment area, where homeowners and their friends and families congregate to socialize, relax and recharge.

The Jasper Hill house plan 5020.

Paxton Plan 1510 | Rendering-to-Reality

The Paxton Plan 1510 is being built in Knightdale, NC!

Tingen Construction Company will soon begin construction of our Design in Progress Plan 1510, The Paxton. In this rendering-to-reality story, we will follow the entire building process – from pre-construction to move-in ready!

Update: Completed Photos!

Front rendering of The Paxton Plan 1510.

Don Gardner Rendering: 2833 sq ft, 4 beds, 3.5 baths

Don’t be fooled, The Paxton is an optimal family home with abundant square footage in a narrow footprint. The open great room, island kitchen, and dining room promote family togetherness while a rear porch welcomes nature lovers. With two master suites, this design is ideal for multi-generational households. Two additional bedrooms, a study, and bonus room provide flexibility.

Self-Watering Gardens | Reduce Maintenance

By: Melinda Myers

Self Watering Gardens make gardening easy by reducing maintenance and increasing success!

Raised beds and containers expand our planting options. They allow us to grow edible and ornamental plants even where there is no plantable space to garden.  Use them to make planting, tending and harvesting convenient by bringing the garden to your back door. And fill them with pollinator-friendly plants to enjoy the colorful hummingbirds and butterflies that visit and flit past the window, deck and balcony.

Reduce Maintenance and Increase Success with Self-Watering Gardens
The Self-Watering Standing Garden’s large reservoirs maximizes the time between watering.
Photo courtesy of Gardener’s Supply Company

Austin Plan 1409 | Rendering-to-Reality

The Austin Plan 1409 is under construction in Gastonia, NC!

North Point Custom Builders is currently building The Austin plan 1409. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story!

We have completed photos!

Front rendering of The Austin plan 1409.

2966 sq ft, 4 beds, 4 baths

A richly dimensional exterior brimming with special details enhances any streetscape, and distinguishes this family-friendly house plan. Incredibly open common areas are complemented by practical specialized spaces, like the library, e-space, pantry, and huge utility room. Each bedroom has an adjacent bathroom, and the master suite enjoys privacy and access to the covered porch. Columns, decorative ceilings, built-in shelves, and a screen porch with fireplace add custom elements to this remarkable Craftsman house plan.

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