Jan 28, 2016

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Best Sushi in St. George

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The weather outside is still a bit chilly as we get to the back-end of the winter months, so what should you do with your Friday night?  Go eat some delicious sushi of course!  At S&S Homes we know that St. George has some of the best cuisine in Utah and who doesn’t like sushi?  Here are the best sushi restaurants around that you have to try!

Sakura Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi

 

With a rating on Yelp of 4 ½ stars

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Jan 19, 2016

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How to Make the Most of your Tax Refund

Posted in : News, S&S Homes, Tips

Tax refunds are right around the corner.  All the sudden you have an influx of cash but what will you do with all that money?  One of the best returns on your investment would be to put some or all of your return directly into your home.  It will pay off short-term by beautifying your home and in the long run by placing more money into your wallet.   

Painting:  One of the fastest and cheapest ways to see a return

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Jan 11, 2016

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Must Visit Golf Courses in St. George Utah

Posted in : S&S Homes, St. George, Utah

Whether you are a ‘snowbird’, an avid golfer or just looking for a weekend getaway, St. George is the place for you.  Let’s take a look at the top golf courses in St. George.  Even though this list will not have all the golf courses in St. George, you can’t go wrong with any of them.  We all know the old saying, “Golf fixes every problem in your life and is way better than what you are currently doing…” or

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Jan 4, 2016

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New Year’s Resolutions for your Home

Posted in : S&S Homes, Tips

“The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written.  We can help write that story by setting goals.” -Melody Beattie-

It’s that time again.  The new year is upon us and everyone is looking to better themselves.  Here at S&S Home builders in St. George, we want to make sure that your home is just as fit and beautiful as you are.  Below are some things that you can do to make

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Dec 30, 2015

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Tips for Building Your Own Home

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Building your home can be a great experience. Living in a house that you created can be so much more meaningful than a home that is bought. However, it can also be overwhelming and daunting. Whatever you do, you have to live with it for a long time so you want to plan very carefully before you do anything. Here a just a few tips that might be helpful as you get ready to start building your future home.

Plan its

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Dec 20, 2015

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Holiday Home Safety

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The holiday season can be the best time of year filled with fun and excitement but it’s also time to take extra caution when it comes to the safety of your home and family. Here are a few things to be mindful of while enjoying the holidays.

Fire
December is the deadliest month for electric fires according to the U.S. Fire Administration. With all the lights hung up and Christmas trees, fire hazards are abundant in homes. Be sure not to leave

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Dec 8, 2015

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Holiday Scents for your Home

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Potpourri recipes that are easy to do and make your home smell wonderful for the holidays. Just add these ingredients to boiling water and let the aroma fill your home.

1 orange slice

1 lemon slice

4 bay leaves

4 cinnamon sticks

2 tbsp whole cloves

½ cup cranberries

 

1 apple

6-8 cinnamon sticks

1 handful of cloves

1 dash of nutmeg

the juice of an orange

splash of vanilla

 

2 apples

3 pine cones

3 cinnamon sticks

 

1 cup dried lavender

1 tsp anise

1 tbsp nutmeg

1 tbsp whole cloves

1 cinnamon stick
These recipes are just guidelines and

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Nov 23, 2015

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5 Tips for Hosting the Holidays

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This time of year is special for so many reasons. The weather is getting colder, Christmas lights are finally up, and holidays are around every corner. There’s nothing like being home for the holidays. But what if it’s your home that everyone is coming home to? Thanksgiving dinner, Christmas day, New Year’s Eve. These all could draw big crowds if your family loves to get together for these special occasions. Or what about simply hosting a holiday party? Aren’t the

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Nov 16, 2015

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Creative Ways to Paint Your Bedroom

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Creative Ways to Paint Your Bedroom

The bedroom is a place of relaxation, where we start our day and where we rejuvenate when the day is done. The way you choose to paint your bedroom can have a profound effect on your mood and enjoyment of the space. Here are some creative ideas for bedroom painting to help you get inspired:

Molding

http://interiorsbykenz.com/masterbedroom_update_reveal/

http://ext.homedepot.com/community/blog/moulding-meet-the-material/

http://freshome.com/bedroom-paint-ideas/

 

Patterns

http://www.stylenorth.ca/blog/2009/02/diy-painted-patterns-two-ways/

http://www.decoist.com/2014-02-03/bedroom-accent-walls/

http://fancyfrugallife.com/herringbone-pattern-painted-accent-wall-using-tape/

 

Paint the Ceiling

http://www.decorationarticle.com/design-ideas/ceiling-styles-paint-suggestions-for-a-unique-home-interior/

http://www.homedit.com/tips-ideas-successful-striped-ceiling-design/

http://www.kidspacestuff.com/blog/2012/10/painted-perfection-kids-room-ceilings/

Stripes

http://www.livelovediy.com/2012/05/gray-white-striped-guest-bedroom-reveal.html

http://www.lushome.com/vertical-stripes-modern-interior-design-25-room-decorating-ideas/138141

 

As home builders in St. George, Utah, we love helping people create a home, not only by constructing the physical house,

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Nov 2, 2015

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6 Tips to Feel Safer in Your New Home

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Now that the paperwork has been signed and the keys are in your hand, there can still be a great deal of work to be done before you move in. As you decide what rooms need to be repainted and what repairs must be done, consider a few simple security updates to also tackle. Put your mind at ease and truly enjoy the comfort and safety of your new home.

Doors and Locks

There are many ways to improve your security by

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