build on your lot nc: Five Top Ways to Fit in French Doors - 08/18/14 03:03 AM
Fun Uses of French DoorsMost Common Places to Fit a French Door
 
Interior clear glass and French doors can offer a level of privacy - and noise control - while also making your home feel larger and more open. 
 
French doors are a gorgeous addition to any room, and can be blended flawlessly into any space -- from the office to the master bathroom to indoor-outdoor living spaces.
 
    French Doors Inside the HouseInterior French Doors come in three common configurations: a single French door that is 36 inches wide by 80 inches tall; a set of double French doors that are 30 to 36 X … (1 comments)

build on your lot nc: Learn How To Landscape Your New (or Existing) Home | Special Event with Stanton Homes - 09/22/10 08:51 AM
Landscape on a Budget - Meet the Builder Special Event! Saturday October 9th, 12 to 3 pm - Landscaping Presentation at 1pm
 
If you plan for landscaping at the same time you design your home, you'll save money while opening up opportunities that dramatically emphasize your home and increase your outdoor enjoyment.
Come on out and see how to do it first-hand, at the Stanton Homes Meet the Builder event featuring landscape professionals from Mark Sanborn Landscaping Company. 
 
  
 

 
This Planning for Landscaping open house event will be on site at a new custom home (the Beaufort plan) under construction … (9 comments)

build on your lot nc: Learn About Landscape Lighting | Outdoor Lighting on a Budget | Custom Home Open House - 09/21/10 04:41 AM
Outdoor Lighting and Landscaping - Meet the Builder Special Event! Saturday October 9th, 12 to 3 pm Even if you're not looking to include outdoor lighting right now, a few changes during construction can make a BIG difference to your future plans.  Learn what to do, and how outdoor landscape lighting can make an incredible difference in the appeal of your home.
Stanton Homes and Carolina Outdoor Lighting Professionals Inc are offering a very special "Meet the Builder" open house, where you can learn what to include during construction to make your future outdoor lighting easy and inexpensive.
Learn from an outdoor lighting veteran, and … (3 comments)

build on your lot nc: Open House Chatham County | Meet the Builder Open House in Horizon - 08/29/10 11:21 PM
Chatham County Open House Event! Saturday Sept 11th - "Muddy Boots" Meet the Builder - LIVE Spray Foam Demonstrations Join Stanton Homes for a special "Muddy Boots Meet the Builder" open house in Chatham County, just off 15/501!
LIVE Spray Foam Demonstrations - 1 pm, Saturday Sept 11th Stanton Homes will be offering a LIVE Demonstration with Spray Foam Insulation! Spray foam insulation is sprayed directly on to the walls and roofline of the home.
It expands and sets in a matter of minutes, offering superior insulation, humidity control, and cleaner indoor air.
Foam insulation is 3-4 times more energy efficient than conventional … (2 comments)

build on your lot nc: Raleigh New Homes | Septic System Costs | Keeping Your New Raleigh Lot Costs Affordable - 08/24/10 10:17 AM
Septic System Costs for Raleigh New Homes How to Find Out The Cost of Your Septic System One of the biggest variables in cost for building on your lot can be the cost of the septic system.  How much will your septic system cost for your new Raleigh custom home?
It depends.  If you're getting a home construction bid, make sure your septic system allowance will be sufficient for the unique requirements of your lot and floor plan. 
Triangle Area Septic System Costs Vary By Lot  Septic system costs vary widely, depending on soil conditions, size of system, type of system, … (4 comments)

build on your lot nc: Energy Saving New Homes in Raleigh | How EnergyWise Saves 50-70% Every Month | Examples of Recently Built New Homes - 07/26/10 08:01 AM
Energy Saving New Homes in Raleigh - How Much Does Energy Wise Save? Recently Built Homes by Stanton Homes save 50-70% on Heating and Cooling Every Month There's a reason we believe in the EnergyWise system.  An EnergyWise home is more comfortable, quieter, and uses less energy.  By reducing Raleigh new home monthly heating and cooling costs by 50-70%, every month, an EnergyWise home is also reducing your carbon footprint and your reliance on natural resources.
These recently built new homes in the Raleigh area demonstrate what EnergyWise and Stanton Homes work together to accomplish:

 
The Penelope
Custom Design by Stanton Homes
3000 … (8 comments)

build on your lot nc: One Family's Journey to Building a Custom Home - Financing Challenges - 05/04/10 12:12 AM
One of the most rewarding things we do at Stanton Homes is being a part of happy endings (and beginnings) for the families we build for.  Here's one of their stories....
GETTING THE FINANCING
When their offer was accepted, the Dillmores thought the hardest part was over.
They knew they had great credit and had budgeted carefully for the home.
So when they began encountering financing delays, it came as a surprise.
"The financing aspect of today's home buying can take a lot longer than people expect," said Stan Williams, CEO of Stanton Homes. "Banks are taking their time making sure … (3 comments)

build on your lot nc: Learn About Building a New Home in NC - 12/11/09 01:23 AM
Meet the Builder: Learn About Building Your Home Saturday January 2, 12-4pm "Meet the Builder" drop-in events are an informal opportunity for homebuyers to bring questions to an experienced new home builder, even before you decide what or where you want to build.
What To Look For In Your New Home Stanton Homes offers one-on-one advice on what to look for when buying a lot, choosing a floor plan, or evaluating options, including topics such as:- Building a Custom Home - why it's more affordable (and easier) than you think. - Green Building - what does it actually do, and what … (3 comments)

build on your lot nc: "Muddy Boots" Meet the Builder - Sunday November 15th - 10/28/09 10:58 PM
New Homes Raleigh NC
Sunday November 15th 12-4pm "Muddy Boots" Meet the Builder Event Join Stanton Homes for a special "Muddy Boots Meet the Builder" event on Sunday November 15th in Horizon (directions below). 
Walk through a custom home with renowned local builder Stan Williams of Stanton Homes.
See what happens as the walls go up - and learn about the process that makes a difference underneath the details and decorating.
It's like walking through the blueprints, as the Stanton Homes team explains the process from design to conception.
This tour offers insight into special design solutions offered by Stanton Homes, available in … (5 comments)

build on your lot nc: How Much Does a Septic System Cost? Tips to Keeping Your Lot Affordable - 10/15/09 11:35 PM
Buying a Lot?  Thinking of Building a New Home? How to Find Out The Cost of Your Septic System One of the biggest variables in cost for building on your lot can be the cost of the septic system.  How much will your septic system cost in NC?
It depends.  If you're getting a home construction bid, make sure your septic system allowance will be sufficient for the unique requirements of your lot and floor plan. 
Septic System Costs Vary By Lot  Septic system costs vary widely, depending on soil conditions, size of system, type of system, county requirements, and more.  
A … (33 comments)

build on your lot nc: Top 5 Articles of All Time - New Home Trends and Ideas - Building Your New Home - 10/13/09 10:51 PM
Top 5 Articles - Stanton Homes Favorites!  
Thinking of building or buying a new home?  Check out the top 5 hottest topics for home buyers!
The things that matter most to today's home buyers can be found in the Stanton Home articles requested and read most often. Take a look at the top 5 most popular topics we're seeing in today's home building market.
New Home Trend #1: Types of Ceilings
Learn basic definitions for all kinds of ceiling treatments commonly found in custom homes, starting in very affordable price points.
New Home Trend #2:  Building an "In Law Suite" Home
Mom … (2 comments)

build on your lot nc: Butler's Pantry - Storage Solution, New Home Trend - Add a Butlers Pantry to Any Home! - 10/12/09 10:47 PM
Butler's Pantries - New Home Trends Top Requests in New Homes - Storage Solutions What, exactly, is a butler's pantry?  One formal definition says "A serving and storage area between the dining room and kitchen."  Today we'll show you how it can be much more - and can even be located in a few other convenient areas!
For anyone who ever wished for a little more storage space in the kitchen, or a place to keep the good china where it can actually be reached, a butler's pantry is the perfect storage solution.

 
A Butler's Pantry can generally be found … (7 comments)

build on your lot nc: How To Buy Land Step 4 - Buildability (Custom Homes on Your Lot) - 08/23/09 12:12 AM
Raleigh Custom Homes
Buyers Guide - Buying a Lot or Land in the Raleigh/Triangle Area Five Easy Steps To Buying a Lot:  Step 4, Buildability Buying a lot or land for your new custom home can involve some big decisions!  By following these five steps, you'll find the right location, something that fits your lifestyle and your budget, with the beautiful surrounds so common in the Raleigh area.
How Much Should You Spend on Your Lot or Land?
All lots and land under consideration will be some combination of location, size, amenities, cost, and buildability.  As you begin to narrow down … (1 comments)

build on your lot nc: Buyers Guide - Buying a Lot or Land in the Raleigh Area: Planning Your Budget - 08/17/09 11:17 PM
Raleigh Custom Homes
Buyers Guide - Buying a Lot or Land in the Raleigh/Triangle Area Five Easy Steps To Buying a Lot:  Step 1, Plan Your Budget Buying a lot or land for your new custom home can involve some big decisions!  By following these five steps, you'll find the right location, something that fits your lifestyle and your budget, with the beautiful surrounds so common in the Raleigh area.
How Much Should You Spend on Your Lot or Land?
All lots and land under consideration will be some combination of location, size, amenities, cost, and buildability.  As you begin to … (0 comments)

build on your lot nc: Five Steps to Finding the Right Place for Your Raleigh New Home - Amenities! - 08/16/09 02:10 AM
Raleigh Custom Homes
Five Easy Steps to Buying a Lot or Land in the Raleigh Area Step 2: Amenities and Features Buying a lot or land for your new custom home can involve some big decisions!  By following these five steps, you'll find the right location, something that fits your lifestyle and your budget, with the beautiful surrounds so common in the Raleigh area.
Amenities and Features - What's Important? Amenities and features can include many different details.  As you consider choices of locations, you'll want to think about what's most important to you.  Is budget your biggest consideration?  Or is … (0 comments)

build on your lot nc: Buyers Guide: 5 Steps to Buying a Lot or Land in the Raleigh Area - 08/15/09 04:04 AM
Raleigh Custom Homes
Five Easy Steps to Buying a Lot or Land in the Raleigh Area Step 3:  How Much Land Do You Want? Determine Your Desired Lot Size  
Buying a lot or land for your new custom home can involve some big decisions!  By following these five steps, you'll find the right location, something that fits your lifestyle and your budget, with the beautiful surrounds so common in the Raleigh area.
What Size Lot or Land? Start by narrowing down some factors, like what size lot, ideally, your new home will be situated on. 
There are a lot of factors … (1 comments)

build on your lot nc: Septic Systems - Top Tips For Maintaining a Healthy Septic System - One in Four Homes Has One! - 09/03/08 02:25 AM
Septic Systems - How To Make Sure Your System Does a Great Job Did you know that approximately 25% of all US households use septic tanks? 
Or that a septic tank is installed in one of three new homes built today? 
If you're buying or building a new home with a septic tank, here are some easy maintanence steps and tips.
Top Tips For Maintaining Your Septic System Tip #1 - Reduce Water Usage A typical septic system is built to support about 50 gallons of water usage per day, per person.  If your lot is rated for a 3 bedroom system, the … (12 comments)

 
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