Custom Home Tips

Kitchen Considerations when Building Your Custom Home

December 22, 2017

Your kitchen is the most important room in your house. It’s where the most work is done on a daily basis, and one of the rooms that every member of the family uses. When building your custom home, here are three important considerations to keep in mind when planning your kitchen. Layout A good kitchen […]

Selecting the Right Energy Efficient Windows

December 18, 2017

Winter drafts and summer heat reduce indoor comfort and contribute to high utility bills. Energy-efficient windows help bring energy costs down to size. There are four elements to consider when choosing energy efficient windows: framing, glass composition, design and proper installation. Frame Options Window frames are available in four different materials: vinyl, wood, fiberglass or […]

Time Lapse of the Oak Ridge House

November 30, 2017

Watch here for a time lapse video on one of our recent custom homes at 8920 Oak Ridge Ct. NE At John Mark Custom Homes I make a point to be involved daily at the home site, overseeing each step along the way… Back to Custom Home Tips

Outdoor Fire Pit Ideas

November 22, 2017

From keeping you warm on a cool winter night, to being a gathering place for family and friends, a fire pit is a great addition to your outdoor space. But you want to make sure that your fire pit is not only a comfortable place to gather, but also that it meets your needs while matching the aesthetics of your […]

10 Trends in Custom Home Design

April 13, 2017

Sometimes your most inspired custom home design ideas come from others. Paying close attention to new trends can help you achieve a custom home look that you love, while also incorporating modern aesthetics. 1. Waterfall Islands A waterfall island is a kitchen island where the countertop material continuously folds over and down the sides of […]