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Gainesville Remodeling Blog

Choosing Your Custom Built Home Exterior Color in Alachua County Florida

Posted by Bobbie Guthrie on Oct 3, 2022 3:34:26 PM

Choosing the exterior paint color of your custom house seems pretty straightforward, especially after the more complicated decisions around what features you should include on the inside. However, once you begin looking at different exterior home colors and palettes, things can get a little overwhelming. The amount of variation in white alone will make you want to say, “maybe I’ll get to this tomorrow.” We’re here to make the choice between the most popular exterior house paint choices easier.

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Topics: Building a Custom Home, Trends & Ideas, Gainesville Living

The Custom Home Building Process & Timeline in Florida

Posted by Bobbie Guthrie on Aug 14, 2022 8:00:00 AM

You’ve decided you’re ready for a custom home built to your exact preferences and needs. Now what? Well, once you find the perfect Florida design-build firm for your project, you’ll be guided through the standard timeline for building a custom house. What are the steps for building a custom house from start to finish in Florida? Also, how long does each step in building a house take?

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Topics: Building a Custom Home, Gainesville Living

Which Home Style is Right for Your Custom-Build?

Posted by Bobbie Guthrie on Jul 17, 2022 8:00:00 AM

You’ve decided you’re ready to build a custom home that has every feature on your must-have list. You’ve read up on interior design trends for the kitchen, and even storage options for the bathroom. You know what amenities you’d like in your custom home, but deciding on the overall style of your home can be a little tricky. What home styles are popular in Florida? More importantly, how do you decide what type of home is right for you?  

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Topics: Building a Custom Home, Trends & Ideas, Gainesville Living

14 Front Elevation Styles to Inspire Your Gainesville New Home Build

Posted by Bobbie Guthrie on Apr 30, 2022 12:29:15 PM

When you imagine driving up to your newly built custom home, what type of front elevation design do you see? With so many elevation design options, this question could be more difficult to answer than you’d expect. What are the different types of elevations and which are the most popular designs? Let’s take a look at the most commonly used elevations and what makes each unique. 

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Topics: Building a Custom Home, Trends & Ideas, Gainesville Living

Why Living in Gainesville is Good for Families

Posted by Bobbie Guthrie on Mar 24, 2022 8:00:00 AM

Gainesville, Florida may not be the first city that comes to mind for living and raising a family. Yet, this area is coming on the radar and is worth looking into for its current benefits and potential. As southern Florida has become overcrowded, Gainesville is promising as a new place to be in the state. You might be surprised at what this area has to offer professionals and their families.

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Topics: Insider, Gainesville Living

Remodeling Projects That Will Increase Your Home Value

Posted by Bobbie Guthrie on Mar 15, 2022 10:00:00 AM

If you own a home in Gainesville and are watching what the Joneses are doing with their home next door, you might wonder if doing the same thing for your house is a wise investment. Is there a difference between the most popular home improvement projects and the remodeling projects that Gainesville will actually increase your home’s value? If you plan to spend money on any remodeling project in your home, choose return-on-investment over whimsy. Are the home improvements you’re considering a smart idea to bring your home into the future for you and your family? Let’s look at the value projects like these could bring to your home, or detract from it:

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Topics: Home Remodeling 101, Trends & Ideas, Gainesville Living

Best Spring Activities to Do in Gainesville, FL

Posted by Bobbie Guthrie on Feb 7, 2022 5:54:56 PM

As any good real estate professional will tell you, location is everything. If you’re considering building a custom home in Gainesville, you might be asking yourself “What is there to do in Gainesville, Florida?” Well, you’ll be pleased to learn that there are plenty of terrific things to do around Gainesville. While we believe the area deserves more credit for the many fun things there are to do in Gainesville, the fact remains that it tends to get outshined by spots like Miami and Orlando. Gainesville is not a resort town, but it’s an excellent place to build a home, raise a family, and get the full American Dream experience.

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Topics: Trends & Ideas, Gainesville Living

Best Cities in Florida to Move to in 2022

Posted by Bobbie Guthrie on Jan 14, 2022 3:08:11 PM

Florida has so much to offer and finding the best fit for you can be a really exciting process. With over 200 sunny days per year, a plethora of cultural sites, family friendly cities, and an abundance of nightlife, Florida is an oasis. This state has plenty to offer for anyone seeking a high quality of life, affordable living, an excellent place to raise a family, and anything in between.

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Topics: Trends & Ideas, Gainesville Living

8 Kitchen Cabinet Storage Trends for 2022

Posted by Bobbie Guthrie on Nov 14, 2021 1:59:00 PM

Are you considering a kitchen remodel? At the heart of most kitchen remodeling trends is new cabinetry. When you upgrade your cabinets, make sure you check out these must-have cabinet kitchen features.

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Topics: Trends & Ideas, Gainesville Living

12 Best [& Pet-Friendly!] Restaurants in Gainesville

Posted by Bobbie Guthrie on Nov 8, 2021 10:46:00 AM

When it comes to top-notch dining in Gainesville, Florida, you have plenty of options no matter the occasion, from date nights and family get-togethers to business meetings and quick eats.

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Topics: Gainesville Living

Best Springs, Rivers & Lakes Near Gainesville

Posted by Bobbie Guthrie on Sep 17, 2021 6:45:00 AM

It’s summertime in Florida, which means swimming, sailing, and soaking up the sun are on the agenda.

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Topics: Gainesville Living

7 Best Summer Camps in Gainesville, Florida

Posted by Bobbie Guthrie on Apr 10, 2021 5:39:00 PM

Although summer is still a couple of months away, now is the perfect time to start making plans and getting activities scheduled so you're well ahead of the curve.

For children of all ages, one of the most memorable parts of summer tends to be attending camp, whether it be for a few hours on consecutive days or at an overnight camp that spans a week or even a month.

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Topics: Gainesville Living

9 Top Tech & Engineering Companies Hiring Near Gainesville in 2021

Posted by Bobbie Guthrie on Apr 8, 2021 9:47:00 AM

Over the past few years, Gainesville, Florida, has established a notable reputation as a thriving hub for both young and experienced entrepreneurs.

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Topics: Gainesville Living

10 Reasons to Build Your Home in Gainesville, Florida in 2021

Posted by Bobbie Guthrie on Mar 31, 2021 3:53:00 PM

Although predominantly known as the home of the University of Florida and the Gators, the city of Gainesville, Florida, has plenty more to offer in the way of superior education at all levels, a strong job market, beautiful natural settings, amazing things to do with your furry friends, and a high quality of life.

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Topics: Gainesville Living

9 Family Friendly Things to Do In Gainesville, Florida in 2022

Posted by Bobbie Guthrie on Sep 25, 2020 11:46:00 AM

Gainesville, Florida, has a well-established reputation as a college town, thanks to the Florida Gators. In recent years, however, the city and surrounding Alachua County area has become home to an increasing number of young professionals and families (and pets).

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Topics: Gainesville Living

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