Build or Buy – What’s Better

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:38+00:00 August 19th, 2015|Categories: Building Design, Home Building|Tags: , , |

Should you build a new home in Middle Tennessee or buy an existing house? The answer is different for everyone – but we can help you make the right choice. How to Decide Whether You Should Build or Buy The biggest benefit of building a new home is that you can choose exactly what it looks [...]

How to Keep Your Custom Home Building Budget Under Control

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:38+00:00 August 5th, 2015|Categories: Architecture, Building Design, Home Building|Tags: , , , |

When you’re buying a custom home, it can be tough to strike a balance between the home’s overall cost and exactly what you want – but if you’re prepared, you can do it. The reason it’s so difficult is that you don’t know how much to budget until you have a design… but you can’t design [...]

How to Create the Perfect Floor Plan

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:39+00:00 July 15th, 2015|Categories: Building Design, Home Building, Home Living, Outdoor Living|Tags: , , , |

Floor plans are detailed blueprints of your custom home, and they show the location of hallways, bedrooms, bathrooms, windows and even appliances. Because Carbine & Associates will work with you to create a completely custom floor plan, all you need to do is let us know what you’d like to include and we can make it [...]

Custom Home Advice – Finding The Right Place To Call Home

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:39+00:00 July 3rd, 2015|Categories: Building Design, Home Building|Tags: , , |

Building the home of your dreams exciting, but the process can be a little overwhelming. Sometimes it feels like you need to make dozens of decisions. Before construction even begins, you have one major job: finding the right space. When you hear Realtors® talk about “location, location, location,” they’re right. The location of your custom Middle [...]

3 Mistakes to Avoid When Planning Your Custom Home

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:40+00:00 June 16th, 2015|Categories: Building Design, Home Building|Tags: , , , , , |

One of the most rewarding things you’ll ever do is design your dream home from the ground up. While making all those decisions can seem stressful at times, the effort and thought put into its layout will be worth it. However, there are a few mistakes you need to avoid – and knowing what they are [...]

Craftmanship, Great Floor Plan And Materials Define A Carbine Home

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:40+00:00 May 22nd, 2015|Categories: Building Design, Home Building, Home Technology, Kings Chapel, Sales|Tags: , , |

When you step into a Carbine & Associates home, Daryl Walny, vice president of operations, says there are several distinct building elements which define a home as being produced by the national award-winning builders. “Craftmanship, balanced floor plan and superior building materials are three of the most important characteristics of a Carbine home,” Walny said.  “We [...]

Making the Most of Natural Light In Your Home

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:44+00:00 January 13th, 2015|Categories: Building Design, Home Building|Tags: , , , , |

Pure, natural sunlight can turn your home into a cheerful work of art, but sometimes getting it in is a bit of a problem. Do you know how to maximize natural light in your Carbine & Associates home?   Blinds: Are Yours Right? Many homeowners use blinds, but what most of us have in common is [...]

3 Interior Decorating Myths Exposed

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:45+00:00 October 13th, 2014|Categories: Building Design, Home Decor|Tags: , , , , , |

Interior decorating is an art form. It’s a blend of common sense, aesthetics and usability. However, there are a few popular interior decorating ideas that have persisted over the years – and unfortunately, they’re terrible ideas. So what are they? Step away from these interior decorating myths to embrace your own design style. Decorating [...]

Creating An Emergency Preparedness Plan For Your New Home

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:45+00:00 September 12th, 2014|Categories: Building Design, Home Technology|Tags: , , , , |

When you move into a new custom home, the last thing you’re thinking about is creating an emergency preparedness plan for your whole family. The truth is, though, that there’s no better time to create one than right now – no matter how long you’ve lived in your house. Disasters Don’t Wait on You Nashville and [...]

The Perfect Master Closet Design

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:46+00:00 September 5th, 2014|Categories: Building Design, Home Building|Tags: , , , , , |

When you’re having a custom home built in Middle Tennessee, you can design every last feature – and many people find that the master closet is not only fun to design, but essential in creating the perfect space. Essentials in Closet Design Naturally, you’ll want as much space as possible in your master closet. That way, [...]