4 Things to Consider Including in Your First Custom Home

4 Things to Consider Including in Your First Custom Home

If you’re planning to purchase a custom-built home for the first time, there’s a great deal to think about. With a home that’s completely your own, don’t forget to consider the following when it comes to its design and structure.  

Built-in Overhead Lighting 

Gone will be the days of endless floor lamps and dimly lit rooms. When you design your own home, you’ll have better control over your home’s lighting than ever before. Many apartment complexes cut costs by leaving rooms without overhead lighting, causing those who live there to get creative or live in poorly lit spaces (since people tend to live in apartments short-term). You’ll no longer have to struggle with lighting in a custom-built home. Not only will you have more light, but lighting fixtures are a great way to show off your style and often add character. 

The “Extra” Room (Or Two) You’ve Always Wanted 

What’s the one space you’ve always dreamed of having but never actually had? With a custom-built home, you can make it a reality. Being able to include an extra room can be extremely beneficial, as well as just for fun. A few ideas for an extra room include:

  • An in-home office 
  • Movie theater
  • Gym 
  • Sunroom
  • Studio
  • Or whatever else you can possibly think of…    

The Best Insulation

Your previous homes and/or apartments probably have at least one thing in common: poor insulation. With a custom-built home, there will (hopefully) be none of those pesky drafts you’ve had to put up with over the years. When you’re having a home custom-built, you can make sure it’s being constructed and insulated with the best materials on the market. This will not only keep you comfortable throughout the seasons but save you money as well!  

Tile Backsplash, The Statement Range Hood, etc. 

While you’re most likely focused on the overall construction of your new home, don’t forget about the little details that will make it memorable and uniquely your own. Budget so that you’re able to add the small details you’ve always wanted. 

Eastland Construction Inc. 

If you’ve been thinking of a custom-built home, don’t hesitate to contact Eastland Construction Inc. With a number of different floorplans in communities throughout Middle Tennessee, you’ll be able to make your dream home a reality.  

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