Oct 28, 2015

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How to Celebrate Your New Home

Posted in : St. George, Tips

You searched high and low for your dream home, you saved and planned, you took the plunge, and now that dream home is yours. Congratulations! Buying a house is no small feat and it should be celebrated. Don’t let the excitement of this new life chapter get lost in a hectic wave of unpacking. Make a conscious effort to do something to commemorate your new home.

Here are some ideas:

 

Have a House-Warming Party

Invite your friends and family over to see your

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Oct 21, 2015

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How To Bring Fall Into Your Home

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It’s starting to cool down here in St. George now that summer is over and fall is here! Who doesn’t love this time of year? Sweaters, colorful leaves, cooler nights, farmer’s markets, and pumpkin flavored everything! And with the change of seasons it also might be a good time to change up the look of your home.

Changing up the color tones and adding a few small decorations can really get your home in the fall spirit and ready for

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Sep 14, 2015

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Benefits of Homeowner’s Associations

Posted in : Housing Market, St. George

First off, we know and understand that a Homeowner’s Association is not for everyone. That’s why here at S&S Homes we work with you to build the home of your dreams whether it’s on one of our lots or yours. So while we provide “ready to build” and “ready to move in” homes within our communities and neighborhoods, we also build custom homes anywhere in Washington county. But for those of you who want to live within a community that

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Jul 24, 2015

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Choosing Kitchen Countertop Material

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“The kitchen is the heart of every home.” -Debi Mazar

If you’ve been thinking about building a new home in St. George, then you’ve probably given some thought to how you’d design your new kitchen. A beautiful kitchen enriches the home and beautiful counters enrich the kitchen. With this simple guide, find out what kitchen countertop materials are our favorite and which might work best in your future kitchen.

*Prices are per square foot

Granite

Copyright 2004 Michelle Pelberg & Eric Fairchild

Price: $30

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Jul 10, 2015

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What to Look for in a Neighborhood

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If you’re looking to build a new home in St. George, you may know a lot about the sort of house you want, but what about the area around it? The location you choose can have a huge impact on your quality of living, affecting you or your family’s social, recreational, and educational life among many other things. So what should you look for in a neighborhood or area? Here is a helpful list of the top things to look

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Jul 2, 2015

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Happy 4th of July!

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Those of us at S&S Homes would like to wish you all a very happy Independence Day. We hope you enjoy your barbecues, fireworks, family time or any other way you choose to celebrate. Stay safe and have a great weekend!

Jun 26, 2015

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Sofa Shopping – What to Consider

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Buying a sofa is not something to be taken lightly. A good sofa will last a decade at least so you want to make sure you get something that you’re not only happy with now but will be happy with for a long time to come. Here are some things to consider as you shop so that you can be completely confident in your decision.

Use and Purpose

Make sure you think about where the sofa is going, who will use it

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Jun 16, 2015

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How a House is Built

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There is a house built out of stone

Wooden floors, walls and window sills

Tables and chairs worn by all of the dust

This is a place where I don’t feel alone

This is a place where I feel at home.

– To Build a Home, The Cinematic Orchestra

Have you ever wondered what the house-building process is and what it looks like? Each individual project is different but the overall process is fairly

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Jun 5, 2015

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7 Ways to Brighten Drab Wall Space

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One of the difficulties of decorating a new home in St. George is deciding what to do with your wall space. There’s always the standard of framed pictures but maybe it’s time to venture out and try something new. Here are 7 of our favorite home decorating ideas for improving lackluster walls:

1. Mirrors

Its hard to go wrong with mirrors. According to designer Andreea Avram Rusu, “they’re like decorative windows you can move around and place as you like” so you

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May 27, 2015

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What Floor Plan is Best?

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If you are looking to build a new home in St. George, you may find yourself caught between a lot of different floor planning options. A floor plan affects almost everything else about your home and it can be daunting to get it right. Here are the top 8 questions to think about when deciding on a floor plan.

1. What size of home do you need for your family and your lifestyle?

Size is one of the first things you need

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