Creating a Cook’s Kitchen

June 30th, 2020

For many of us, “stay at home” has evolved into “what’s cooking?” Everyone’s baking bread, trying new recipes and getting creative with all the forgotten ingredients at the back of the pantry. It’s a great time to think about making your kitchen experience better with upgrades that can create a real cook’s kitchen Read More...

Will COVID-19 Change Home Design?

June 11th, 2020

The short answer is “yes.”  In fact, many architects believe the pandemic will change our homes forever. In this article from dwell, 17 architects and designers explain how the experience of sheltering in place may have long-term effects on what we value in a home. After going through the COVID-19 pandemic in your current home, what are some of the features that you want the most in a new home? Location may become more important, especially remote locations that offer more outdoor space Read More...

Proud to Build Your Safe Haven

May 12th, 2020

There’s no place like home.  Today, that statement is truer than ever before, as COVID19 concerns keep us all homebound.  Home is now the place where we eat, sleep, work, play, relax and heal. Sal Paone Builders takes pride in creating homes perfectly suited to every dimension of this new normal Read More...

New Homes Go Rustic

March 10th, 2020

If you have fond memories of Grandma’s house, with its lovely Craftsman style and welcoming ambiance, you’ll be happy to know that this warm and wonderful look is a trend that is gaining steam in new home building. The same is true of the rustic Farmhouse style that combines a feeling of strength and permanence through the use of natural materials Read More...

What’s Cookin?

January 14th, 2020

Winter is the perfect time to cook up a storm.  Whether your talents tend towards soups, stews, roasts, five-course gourmet dinners, delicious cakes and pies – or all of the above – a fabulous kitchen makes it all so much easier. Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis recently sold her $7 million dollar home, which included an amazing kitchen you may have seen on her cooking show “Giada at Home Read More...

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 Read More...

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...

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...

What Comes First: The Lot or the Custom Builder?

April 17th, 2018

If you’re interested in having a custom home built, you may be wondering if you should find land on your own or ask the builder to help you find the perfect property.  It’s ok to go either way.  What’s most important is that you do your homework before you purchase the land.  That means asking a builder to inspect the property to make sure it is suitable for the home you have in mind Read More...

A Custom Home Without the Wait!

November 28th, 2017

Building a custom home is wonderful experience – unless you hate to wait. If you’re looking to get the exact interior amenities you want, in a home that’s ready for your finishing touches, Sal Paone Builders has a few perfect possibilities. Several Express Homes are currently available in our beautiful Whitemarsh Station community in Plymouth Meeting, and one elegant home is available in our Maple Glen Court community in Upper Dublin Read More...