5 Landscaping Facts to Know Before Building Your Custom Home

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:38+00:00 July 22nd, 2015|Categories: Garden, Home Building, Outdoor Living|Tags: , , |

Landscaping is part of the custom homebuilding process; your home isn’t really “complete” until the exterior is just as breathtaking as the interior. If you do it correctly, you can transform what would be a plain lawn into something as charming and alive as you want it to be. Buffer Sound with Greenery If you’re like [...]

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 – Wrapping up the Process and Moving In

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:39+00:00 July 10th, 2015|Categories: Home Building|Tags: , , , |

Before long, you’ll be settling into your own Middle Tennessee custom home – and here’s what the final weeks before the big day will look like. Project Cleanup Our crews will go through your home to clean the floors and windows, pick up construction debris and make sure everything is in good order. Our professional cleaning [...]

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 [...]

Building On A Father’s Legacy

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:40+00:00 June 19th, 2015|Categories: Home Building|Tags: , , |

As we are celebrating our 30th year of building homes in Nashville and Middle Tennessee, I began reflecting this Father's Day on this long journey and our legacy. Naturally, my thoughts turned to that of my father and the influences he has had on not only my life but that of my brothers as well. I [...]

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 [...]

Floor Materials: What’s Hot in 2015

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:40+00:00 June 5th, 2015|Categories: Home Building|Tags: , |

Stone, brick and good old-fashioned hardwood floors are beautiful, durable and fabulous for their resale value, but homeowners are exploring all kinds of other trends in flooring this year – and you might decide to buck tradition in your own Middle Tennessee custom home, too. Reclaimed Wood Floors Few building components have as much natural character [...]

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 [...]

New Boutique, Gated Community Announced for Brentwood

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:41+00:00 May 12th, 2015|Categories: Home Building, Terrabrooke|Tags: , , , , , , |

An exclusive, eight-home, gated community, Terrabrooke, is being developed in Brentwood off Split Log Road according to site developer Daryl Walny, vice president operations for Carbine & Associates. Carbine & Associates is conducting site preparation for the neighborhood slated to be one of the last gated communities available in Brentwood with homes on true one-acre, estate [...]

Planning for the Future in Your Custom Home

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:41+00:00 May 8th, 2015|Categories: Comfort, Home Building, Home Decor, Luxury|

Designing your custom home is an exciting process. So much potential! Of course, once you’re settled, you’ll want to enjoy your new home (and all of Middle Tennessee) for many years. Figuring the future into your building plan is fundamental to getting the most from your custom home. The Near Future Planning for the immediate and [...]