The “Mother-in-Law” Must Have Home

adminFeatured Homes

Anyone have aging parents that still demand their independence but really need a little help? It’s a bridge many will cross and a road all too familiar for some. Having an “in-law” space is a topic that comes up quite a bit with some of our custom home clients. We recently designed and built this “Mother-in-Law Must Have Home” and … Read More

A Bachelor’s Dream: The Ultimate “Man Cave” Home Addition

adminFeatured Homes

The Ultimate Man Cave Awaits

At AW Homes, we just had the pleasure of building one of the neatest and most unique home additions we’ve ever done. Many would call it a “bachelor’s dream” or the “ultimate man-cave.” The home addition is an attached billiard room with a second master suite or guest house. It is attached to the main home via an enclosed passageway … Read More

Elegant & Simple – A Unique 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom in Vass, NC

adminFeatured Homes

One of the things I love most about being a custom home builder is working with homeowners to help build their dream house. I enjoy seeing their visions, unique styles and design choices come to fruition.  We just completed a lovely 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom home in Vass, NC for a homeowner and her two dogs. It is not very … Read More

Reflect on Your Floor Plan Before Breaking Ground

adminPlanning Your New Home

A custom home should be just that – customized to you and your family’s lifestyle. The home should be designed and built to fit your lifestyle needs. To get the most of your custom new home we always recommend clients reflect on their floor plans and imagine the home they are about to build. Imagine every detail from the yard … Read More

Planning For Your Electrical Walk Through

adminPlanning Your New Home

Building a custom new home puts your decision making skills to the test – What cabinets and countertops? What tile and floor coverings? Paint colors? Knowing what to plan for and planning ahead can help ease the process of new home construction. One thing we often see homeowners overlook is electrical planning. I’m not just talking about which rooms will … Read More

Designing Your Custom Bathroom

adminPlanning Your New Home

Kitchens and bathrooms are some of the most important rooms in the house and from a buying/selling perspective, they are big factors that can impact a buyers decision, (aside from location and general size specifications, of course).  Many homeowners put just as much emphasis on bathroom design and functionality as they do the kitchen. So if you’re designing and building … Read More

Sunrooms: A Home Building Trend Coming Back in Style?

adminPlanning Your New Home

A sunroom is one of the most versatile living spaces in a home. They can be used as sitting rooms, green rooms, offices, and even exercise rooms. They also have tremendous health benefits and can help increase your home’s value. Sunrooms have been around for decades, but with our growing dependence on technology they could be coming back in big … Read More

Tips for Designing Your New Custom Kitchen

adminPlanning Your New Home

Long gone are the days of small, one room kitchens at the back of the house. Today many people consider their kitchen to be the heart of their home. It’s one of the most highly trafficked rooms and often where friends and family tend to gather. As “the heart” and one of the most functional rooms equipped with big appliances, … Read More

The Great Outdoors: Making Use of Your Outdoor Square Footage

adminAll About Your Home

The backyard has long been under utilized square footage (and in many cases an undervalued part of the home). It wasn’t until recent years that we started seeing more homeowners recognize the hidden treasure that lies beyond their back door. Today we receive more requests from our clients for outdoor features that enhance outdoor living spaces and square footage than … Read More