See, Feel, Understand The Carbine Difference In Home Building [Video]

By |2018-11-13T00:34:45+00:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Home Building, Home Design|Tags: , , , , , |

For over three decades, Carbine & Associates has been producing stunning homes throughout the Middle Tennessee area - now enjoyed by generations of families.  But what is the Carbine difference?  From craftsmanship and materials to attention-to-detail and smart space planning, when you walk into a Carbine home, you can see, feel and understand the difference in [...]

Top Five Kitchen Features

By |2018-07-03T18:51:15+00:00July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Design, Home Building, Kitchen Design|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The kitchen remains the heart of the home, and it also remains the heart of endless design choices. Kitchen must-haves change year by year, so to help you keep up, here are five of our favorite must have kitchen features. #1 Farmhouse Sink The farmhouse sink is a versatile choice as well as a stylish [...]

Designing Around Your Lifestyle

By |2017-07-06T02:50:35+00:00July 6th, 2017|Categories: Design, Home Building|Tags: , , , , , , |

When you sit down with your Nashville-area custom homebuilder to plan your new home, there can be so many options that it may seem overwhelming. They say the best place to start is at the beginning—and that means considering how your lifestyle affects your needs. Additionally, it’s important to think about how your lifestyle will [...]

How to Keep Your Custom Home Building Budget Under Control

By |2017-02-13T18:08:38+00:00August 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 [...]

Building On A Father’s Legacy

By |2017-02-13T18:08:40+00:00June 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+00:00June 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 [...]

4 Ways To Increase The Value Of Your Custom Home

By |2017-02-13T18:08:46+00:00August 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 [...]