Smart Homes = Smart Savings

August 15th, 2017

Smart homes are a growing trend – and that’s good news for people who also like to be smart about their money. That’s because many smart home technologies can also help reduce home costs related to energy and water. Smart thermostats are programmable, so they can be set to adjust the temperature when they sense your presence Read More...

The Ultimate Home Theater

August 8th, 2017

Dinner and a movie is a fun night out. But, it might be even more fun having that big screen movie theater experience in your own home! World Wide Stereo, one of the most respected builders of home theaters, is right in our local area. In fact, they’re the experts the Sal Paone Builder team turns to when making our homeowner’s movie magic dreams come true Read More...

Beachy, Budget-Friendly, Summer Décor

July 20th, 2017

Most of us can’t afford to spend summers in our own beach house. But, that doesn’t mean you can’t bring the beach to your own home. With a little creativity, and very little money, you can add a beachy vibe to your humble abode. Forbes.com offers 14 Affordable Summer Decorating Ideas for creating an easy, breezy, beach house feeling Read More...

Designer Tips: Picking Your Home’s Perfect Palette

July 13th, 2017

So, you’ve purchased a new home – and now you need to pick your color palette. That means wall colors, furniture, window treatments, accessories and more for each room. Don’t panic! HGTV.com writers H. Camille Smith and Kathy McCleary have pulled together 15 great designer tips to get you started Read More...

Crazy Cool Design Trends

January 10th, 2017

Photo by Monika Hibbs - More transitional bedroom ideas It’s looking like 2017 will be the year of design and technology trends that make you go “Whaaaaaat?” We’re talking intelligent toilets that do everything but that, voice-activated home assistants that can find a recipe, turn on the lights, play your favorite music, warm up the hot tub or perform a variety of tasks at your command Read More...

Luxurious Laundries

January 3rd, 2017

Photo by JODI FLEMING DESIGN - More traditional laundry room photos Still doing the wash old school style? Maybe it’s time for an upgrade. Today’s laundry rooms turn a drudgery into a delight, with spaces that are clean, bright, convenient, comfortable and downright beautiful. Check out these photos from Houzz showing 2016’s top ten laundry rooms, and be inspired by rooms that combine a laundry with office space, a mudroom, or dog washing station, plus ideas for storage, countertops, flooring, lighting and more Read More...

Spotlight On: Century Kitchens

November 8th, 2016

When you purchase a Sal Paone Builder home, you can look forward to a residence crafted by the finest artisans. Nowhere is this more important than in the creation of the kitchen, a space that is truly the heart of home. Our partner in designing and building incredible kitchens is Century Kitchens, a company known for innovative product design, distinctive finishes and superb attention to detail Read More...

Embracing the Winter Blues

March 2nd, 2016

This time of year is a great time to embrace the winter blues -- by bringing the icy whites and glistening hues indoors! Believe it or not, while seeing these colors in your outdoor landscape may be chilling, when you bring them inside as an interior color scheme, the results can be downright thrilling! This vibrant palette can knock the winter blues right out of your mindset Read More...

Feeling Rustic?

December 22nd, 2015

Holiday dreams come in all shapes and sizes. Some people envision sugarplums and lords a leaping. Others imagine natural wood, rugged stone, exposed beams and antler chandeliers. If that’s you, you’re in a rustic state of mind – and we have the perfect gift for you. Take a look at 88 awesome photos of rustic dining rooms published by HGTV Read More...

Put a Holiday Shine on Your Range and Oven

December 16th, 2015

Cooking up a storm for the holidays? Then a holiday clean up is in your future too. If your “self-cleaning” oven means you need to clean it yourself, you’ll appreciate these tips for making fast work of this kitchen chore. Bonnie McCarthy, writing for Houzz, offers ideas for adding a holiday shine to your kitchen and making your own cleansers from household products like baking soda, vinegar and cream of tartar Read More...