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 [...]

Carbine’s Operation FINALLY HOME Earns Two National Awards

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:43+00:00 February 9th, 2015|Categories: Home Building, Operation Finally Home, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) National Sales and Marketing Council (NSMC) has announced their national award winners including Nashville area custom builder Carbine & Associates earning a Judge’s Special Award of Excellence and a silver award for their Operation FINALLY HOME (OFH) build in the Kings’ Chapel community of Arrington for retired SSGT Luke Van Dorston [...]

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 [...]

Your Kitchen Island – What’s Best For You

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:44+00:00 November 10th, 2014|Categories: Home Building, Kitchen Design|Tags: , , , , |

As you’re planning your dream home, one of the biggest considerations might be your kitchen – and the possibilities are endless. Most (but not all) kitchens are better with an island; yours might be, too. Kitchen Islands: Hundreds of Options The beautiful thing about kitchen islands is that they’re versatile, especially when you’re purchasing a custom [...]

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, [...]

4 Ways To Increase The Value Of Your Custom Home

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:46+00:00 August 15th, 2014|Categories: Architecture, Building Design, Home Building|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Building a custom home is exciting – you’re finally able to choose the exact dimensions of each room, you can have the built-in shelving you always wanted, and you get to pick the little things that make a big difference. While you may intend to live in your Middle Tennessee dream home forever, it doesn’t hurt [...]