Creating The Perfect Den [Video Montage]

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:27+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Building Design|Tags: , , , , , |

The perfect den, living room, great room, whatever the name, Carbine & Associates has had the pleasure of creating them for clients for over thirty years and here are some of our favorites to inspire you! The Nashville area custom home builder is currently creating stunning houses on client home sites throughout Middle Tennessee  including Westhaven [...]

Home Sites In Newest Williamson County Neighborhood Now Available

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:31+00:00 June 6th, 2016|Categories: House for Hope, Southern Preserve|Tags: , , , , , |

Home sites in newest Williamson County neighborhood are now available in Southern Preserve promising quiet, serene country living yet moments from convenient shopping and entertainment. Located in the southwestern part of Williamson County, Southern Preserve is three miles south of I-840 off Lewisburg Pike.  Surrounded by rolling hills, the Franklin, Tennessee community will be wrapped in [...]

Mother’s Day Tribute: Resolve And Unyielding Spirit Of A Giver

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:31+00:00 May 5th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Anyone who knows my mother knows what a wonderful, sweet caring person she is.  My mother is a tireless giver.  She always places the wants and needs of others before her wants and needs.  My mother is smart and I have no doubt that she would have been wildly successful had she chosen to enter the [...]

Should You Buy into the Solar Power Wave?

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:31+00:00 April 27th, 2016|Categories: Green energy|Tags: , , |

Maybe it’s a sign of the times, but it seems these days that alternative energy is on everyone’s mind when making decisions regarding utility costs and household sustainability. Solar energy is now one of the most visible—and accessible—of these alternative resources and is an important option to consider when you’re purchasing a custom home. Is Solar [...]

Chlorine vs. Saltwater: What You Should Know About Swimming Pools

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:32+00:00 April 12th, 2016|Categories: Outdoor Living|Tags: , , , |

Nothing is as refreshing on a hot summer day in Middle Tennessee than jumping into the pool. Though the chlorine pool remains the industry standard, the saltwater alternative has gained popularity in recent years as more homeowners install them; people even convert their existing chlorine pools over to saltwater systems. Should You Choose a Standard Pool [...]

Custom Homes vs. Existing Homes: What’s Right for You?

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:32+00:00 March 31st, 2016|Categories: Home Building|Tags: , , |

As one of Tennessee’s premier custom homebuilders, you might expect us to say that everyone should buy a custom home – but that’s just not the case. Custom homes aren’t right for everyone, so in some cases, it’s best for buyers to look for production homes or existing homes that meet their needs. A production home [...]

Cork Flooring: What you Need to Know

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:32+00:00 March 18th, 2016|Categories: Home Living, Home Maintenance|Tags: , , |

As one of Middle Tennessee’s premier custom homebuilders, we get a lot of questions about flooring (including how to take care of hardwoods, which sustainable materials to use and more). One thing we haven’t really touched on yet is cork, which is one of the hottest trends in flooring design this year. So what do you [...]

The Builder Interview – How to Find Out if Your Builder is Right for You

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:33+00:00 March 4th, 2016|Categories: Building Design, Home Building|Tags: , , , |

Most people who choose to build a custom home in Nashville or the surrounding communities know that it’s important to interview builders before making a commitment.  But, what are you supposed to ask and will the builders mind if you show up with a laundry list of questions? First things first: a good builder won’t hesitate [...]