Style That Sticks

August 28th, 2018

In the fickle worlds of style and design, fads come and go.  But when it comes to home décor, there are some design trends that have staying power. 

Southern Living has identified four home style favorites that are destined to become a staple of homes for years to come.  Included are open plan designs that allow spaces and families to flow seamlessly throughout the home, and quartz countertops, the material that seems to have won the battle between once-trendy Formica, Corian and granite.  Farmhouse chic remains fabulous, offering multiple options for mixing and matching materials, colors and furnishing.  And, green spaces seem destined to remain as homeowners appreciate the joy and serenity created by plants, flowers, herbs and living things.  Read more about these styles that stick – and how to create home decor you won’t need to change next season!

Finished for Fall

August 21st, 2018

Fall is the perfect time for new beginnings.  Why not start the next chapter of your future in a gorgeous new Sal Paone home?  A beautiful and spacious Charleston model is under construction at Sal Paone’s Washington Manor community – and it’ll be ready for a new owner by the time the leaves begin to turn Read More...

The Laundry Low Down

August 14th, 2018

People have been doing the laundry for eternity.  But, somehow, we still have questions about the basics of washing, drying and staying wrinkle free.  For example, do you sometimes wonder if you need to wash your clothes after just one wearing?  What about all the different fabrics in your closet?  Should they all be washed on the same settings?  These and other burning issues are discussed – and the answers are made clear – in this helpful article from houzz Read More...

Only 10 Lots Remain at Washington Manor!

August 7th, 2018

The fabulous-home-buying window of opportunity is quickly closing at Washington Manor, Sal Paone Builder’s unique single-home community in Upper Dublin Township.  What’s so unique?  It’s this community’s combination of history, scenery and livability! The picturesque Washington Manor community is nestled on the grounds of the historic Emlen House, which served as George Washington’s headquarters prior to the Continental Army’s march to Valley Forge in 1777 Read More...

10 Ways to Save on Summer Utility Bills

July 31st, 2018

When the summer weather heats up, so can your utility bills.  But there are a few things you can do to keep your expenses down.  The easiest are to turn off lights, unplug computers or turn off the AC when you’re not home.  Or, you can go radical and hang the laundry outside instead of using the dryer!  For 10 ways to beat the bills, check out these tips from U Read More...

Summer Fun in Montgomery County

July 24th, 2018

School’s out for the summer.  That means parents are scrambling for ideas to keep tots and teens occupied.  If you live in Montgomery County that won’t be a problem.  Ride an old-time railroad, try a new cuisine, explore colonial history, visit zoo animals, see how chocolate is made, ride a bike trail or enjoy the many activities listed in the Montco Happenings Guide or the Valley Forge Kid-Friendly Guide Read More...

Summer Curb Appeal – The Door Does It!

July 17th, 2018

Thinking of selling your home this summer?  Creating curb appeal can be as easy as dressing up your front door.  Consider painting it an eye-popping, attention-getting color that makes heads turn. Or, keep the color neutral and add a splash of color and elegance with a wreath or attention-getting potted flower arrangement Read More...

Questions to Ask Your Home Builder

July 10th, 2018

If you’ve decided to go with new construction for your next home, selecting the right builder is just as important as deciding on your dream design.  In addition to having an excellent reputation, your builder should be one who is always willing to answer your questions – because you’re going to have a lot of them Read More...

Don’t Melt Your Siding and Other BBQ Tips

June 27th, 2018

It’s finally BBQ season.  Time to fire up the grill and…melt the siding?  It happens, as shown in this photo of a grilling disaster. Lucky for you, Sal Paone Builders cares enough about your hot dogs, burgers, chicken and home to offer a few safety tips!  Remember to always keep your grill at least 10 feet away from your home when grilling Read More...

Pomp, Circumstance and Paone!

June 20th, 2018

It’s graduation season – a time of diplomas, caps tossed into the air and bright young faces heading into the future.  At Paone Builders, we’ve always believed in the importance of education.  That’s why we consider school districts when we plan a new home community.  We’re proud that our two newest communities are located within highly regarded school districts Read More...