Almost everyone wants to buy a home at some point. Most people will opt for whatever is being sold on the market. Some, however, take the matter into their own hands. You could be one of those lucky people who design a custom home. The beauty of a custom home is the flexibility and personalization offered by the design process.
Studies performed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) show that four out of ten custom homes in the country fail do not include a proper HVAC system. The wrong system will lower your comfort levels and pose serious health risks to those in and around your home. For the best results, your home needs an appropriately sized and functioning heating and cooling system.
Most homeowners don’t give much thought to their home’s lighting. When it gets dark, we turn on the nearest light. During the day, we keep the lights off. With a custom build, it pays to consider the lighting requirements of each room. You can make lighting a key part of the décor and design to increase comfort when the project is done.
We all need extra storage space. Your closet is going to fill up quickly, so having a spare or two can really make a difference in the long run. With a custom home design, you get to choose the storage to suit your needs and budget. For instance, a shelved laundry room or pantry can really help.