Do you really need a bathtub?

January 9th, 2019

One of the emerging trends in home design is the no-tub trend. Bathtubs are no longer considered a must-have. With today’s busy schedules, leisurely soaks in a candle-lit bubble bath are just not happening for most people.  So, many homeowners are opting to forego the tub in all baths, other than the master bath, where a soaking tub or whirlpool is still common.  Even families with children are opting to install only a functional kid-washing tub if they have three or more full baths.  

Sound like your lifestyle?  Read all about it in this article from Philly.com.  It’s great insight – especially if you’re considering a bathroom remodel or building a new custom home.

New Home Visions Dancing in Your Head?

January 2nd, 2019

Winter is the perfect time to dream.  If you dream of building a beautiful custom home, here’s a little inspiration, compliments of Houzz and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).  This gallery of ideas and photos shows some of the coolest, trendiest, most colorful and comfortable exteriors, kitchens, living rooms, bathrooms and bedrooms Read More...

25 Firewood Facts

December 26th, 2018

If you love the look and feel of a roaring fire in your fireplace or woodstove, and you light things up the old-fashioned way – with wood – you should watch this video! .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, Read More...

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

December 19th, 2018

One of the reasons Sal Paone Builders creates communities in suburban Philadelphia is because our locations provide easy access to this awesome city. Right now is the most wonderful time of the year to enjoy Philly-style holiday fun!  Take in Christmas Village, the Macy’s Christmas Light Show, The Nutcracker or the Mummer’s Parade Read More...

Smart Bathrooms

December 12th, 2018

If you like to sing in the shower, you might also enjoy talking to your bathroom.  Voice activated, high-tech lighting and music are just two of the new technologies now available in the smart bathrooms category.   Mirrors can do more than simply reflect your natural good looks.  Now, you can enjoy automatic fine tuning of light, or heating controls that do away with condensation Read More...

New Construction vs. Existing Homes

December 5th, 2018

Home buyers always have a choice between purchasing an existing home or a new construction home.  As a builder with more than 40 years of experience in new home construction, the Sal Paone Builders team naturally sees the advantages of buying a brand, spanking new home.  Many of our buyers tell us that they love the idea of a clean, fresh, never-lived in home that won’t reveal any hidden surprises down the road Read More...

Choose Your Fall Maintenance Checklist!

November 28th, 2018

Fall is prime season for home maintenance.  If you’re the type that likes to have a checklist handy to help you cover all the bases, this link is for you!  Pinterest offers a multitude of printable Fall Maintenance Checklists that you can print off and hang where you can be reminded of what needs to be done Read More...

November in Marvelous Montco!

November 21st, 2018

Sal Paone Builders loves to create communities in Montgomery County.  That’s because this lively area offers so many lifestyle amenities, all year around.  Take November, for example.  It’s chock full of fun, activities and excitement for everyone in the family.  See a Revolutionary encampment, enjoy a beer and cider festival, take in a concert, watch a dog show or fox hunt, or plan a candlelight Christmas tour of a Victorian mansion or colonial home Read More...

Perfect Installations

November 7th, 2018

Sometimes, it’s the little things that count.  Take custom closets, shelving, shower doors or medicine cabinets.  These items are used over and over in a home, so they need to be perfect in the way they’re installed and the way they function.  Sal Paone makes sure that every detailed is covered by turning to experts in specific areas Read More...

Fall Door Décor… and More!

October 31st, 2018

For those who dream of fall decorating while sipping a pumpkin spice latte and munching apple pie – these ideas are for you!  This year, take your décor up a notch and go for something awesome to create autumn curb appeal.  Woohome.com offers 22 truly cool ideas that you won’t see on every other home in your neighborhood Read More...