What is a Utility Contractor

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:35+00:00 December 10th, 2015|Categories: Building Design, Home Building|Tags: , , , |

If you’re like most people, you probably haven’t given too much thought about utility contractors or what they do. However, utility contractors play an essential role in the development of residential and commercial areas. So what is a utility contractor, and what do they do? What Are Utility Contractors? Every community, shopping center and other development [...]

Give Your Home’s IQ a Boost

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:35+00:00 December 4th, 2015|Categories: Home Technology, Smart Home|Tags: , , , , , , |

With the date Marty McFly visited in “Back to the Future II” just past, it’s a great time to look at how much smart homes have evolved in the past several years. Sure, we don’t have fax machines built into our walls like they did in the movie – but we have things that make our [...]

Are You Ready to Winterize Your Home

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:35+00:00 November 25th, 2015|Categories: Comfort, Home Maintenance|Tags: , , |

Whether we’d like to admit it or not, winter is right around the corner. That means, even though you’ve just finished your fall yard maintenance, it’s time to start prepping for freezing temperatures. Winterize Your Home Most of the things you need to do for winter are simple – in fact, you can winterize your home [...]

House For Hope Announced In New Franklin Neighborhood 

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:35+00:00 November 18th, 2015|Categories: Carbine Events, Home Building, House for Hope, Southern Preserve|Tags: , , , , |

Carbine & Associates, custom builder of the 2013 Traditional Home house and the 2014 HGTV Smart Home, today announced a House for Hope project in a new Williamson County neighborhood, Southern Preserve, where 100% of the home sale proceeds will benefit Middle Tennessee children’s charities, potentially up to $100,000. Site rendering of Southern Preserve by [...]

Smart Technology and Home Design: An Evolving Process

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:36+00:00 November 11th, 2015|Categories: Building Design, Comfort, Home Building, Home Living, Home Technology|Tags: , , |

We’ve come a long way in the past several decades. In fact, 50 years ago, refrigerators that dispensed ice cubes were brand-new – Frigidaire introduced the first ice dispensers (they were tucked inside the freezer door) for home use in 1965. Today, you can control your home’s temperature, security alarm system, and just about everything else [...]

Recycled…Showers?

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:36+00:00 November 5th, 2015|Categories: Comfort, Green energy|Tags: , , , |

It looks like the latest trend in recycling has moved into the lavatory – Orbital Systems, which holds the Certified Space Technology designation from the U.S. Space Foundation, has designed a shower that cuts out between 80 and 95 percent of the water we typically use. The catch? There really isn’t one, at least according to [...]

3 Tips to Make Buying a Custom Home Easier

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:36+00:00 October 27th, 2015|Categories: Building Design, Home Building|Tags: , , |

When you buy a custom home, you get to choose every detail – right down to the molding. Many people choose to purchase a custom home rather than buying a preexisting home because everything is new, and you can even set up the perfect layout for your needs. Further, new custom homes are more energy efficient [...]

Smart Closet Design: What You Need to Know

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:36+00:00 October 21st, 2015|Categories: Building Design, Home Building, Luxury, Organization|Tags: , , , |

You don’t have to have a huge, 1,500-square-foot space off your master bedroom to enjoy a great closet (just ask Mariah Carey – hers is only about 1,000 square feet, and she’s making it work). If you could settle for even less space, you might like Lauren Conrad’s mirrored closet or Guiliana Rancic’s island-centric closet. There [...]

Drone Aerial Tour of Carbine Site Development For New Brentwood Gated Community, Terrabrooke

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:36+00:00 October 15th, 2015|Categories: Terrabrooke, Terrabrooke|Tags: , , , |

A new boutique community, Terrabrooke, has been developed in Brentwood off scenic Split Log Road with Carbine & Associates conducting the site work for the project.   Carbine’s team installed the roads, water, sewer and storm water management system for the neighborhood.  Here’s an aerial tour of the neighborhood. From raw land and design to entitlements [...]

Four Kenrow Corner Townhomes Now Available In The Nations

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:37+00:00 October 2nd, 2015|Categories: Carbine Events, Kenrow Corner, Sales|Tags: , , , |

UPDATE***Within one week of MLS listing, Carbine & Associates is pleased to report three of the four townhomes are under contract. Currently, there is one townhome available with a two-car garage. For more information, contact Carbine Realty Broker Beth Sturm at 615-351-0039 and subscribe to our newsletter for the latest updates on new Kenrow Corner or [...]