Pick an Architectural Style Befitting the Wonders of Northern Arizona

Building a luxury custom home is a widely held dream, and the reality is even better. But there are a lot of decisions to make along the way. The architectural style you choose will affect the footprints and floor plans available. You want a home that simultaneously makes you feel proud and welcomed, as well […]

Level Up your Home with an Elegant Stairway

by Blake Herzog Whether you’re building new or renovating, putting an eye-catching stairway into your house is a terrific way to create an impression of luxury and abundance for all who enter. Some designs are more beautiful than functional, but you can easily have one for everyday traffic and moving heavy loads and another to […]

Past Can Be Present in Modern Kitchen

Do you long for a more gracious time, beyond even the first-gen vehicles and flapper chic of Downton Abbey? Step back a little further into the 18th and 19th centuries and the exquisite detailing of the Georgian and Victorian eras. Named for the British monarchs who reigned, these periods begat timeless concepts still embraced today — […]

Decorating with Neutrals

If you want to look classic and stylish, dressing in neutrals is always a winner. And if you’re looking to have a sophisticated home, try taking those neutrals into your design elements. Using neutral tones in your home is a stylish way to create a look that channels understated chic. And you don’t need wild […]

Midcentury Modern Homes Let the Sun Shine In

Midcentury modern architecture is an American classic that emerged after World War II, recognized for its clean lines, minimal decor and an emphasis on bringing nature in. These homes are characterized by floor-to-ceiling windows, large open spaces, simplicity and a use of natural materials. Although midcentury modern architecture grew across America from 1945 to the […]

Make Your Home Sustainable by Design

Sustainable architecture has been developed over the last 50 years to reduce the impact of the built environment on the natural environment, with many advances in energy and water efficiency, solar energy generation and use of nonharmful materials. The movement has progressed into pursuit of net-zero energy homes and regenerative architecture. Custom-built or renovated homes […]

Choosing the Right Front Door

Your front entry door is the first thing people see when they walk up to your house. And not only does your door need to make a great first impression, but it must also withstand wind, rain, the Arizona sun and would-be intruders. That’s a tall order for one door. While most homeowners inherit the […]

Decks & Patios Offer Luxurious Outdoor Living

by Gillian Haley, Vice President & Co-Owner, Haley Construction Company If you have a Northern Arizona home you’re probably going to want to spend a considerable amount of your time outside on your property, and most houses have some type of extension into the backyard to facilitate this. The most common choices are patios and […]

Choose the Perfect Rug In 4 Easy Steps

Once you’ve decided a room needs a rug, it’s very easy to get bogged down in the infinite array of options to be found in physical and online stores, complicating an already arduous balancing act between size, shape, color and texture. You can make it much easier by defining what you’re looking for before beginning […]