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How High End Furniture Saves you Money in the Long Run

Posted on May 20, 2016
If you bought your dream home during our Spring Parade of Homes, or are just ready to make some changes to your furnishings, here are some recommendations about choosing top quality furnishings and why they may be your best bet from our guest blogger Lili from
Posted in Dream Homes, New Homes, Remodeled Homes | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Artisan Home Tour, Paul Schatz home Furnishings, home furnishings | 0 Comments

Security Tips to consider when Remodeling

Posted on May 16, 2016
It's that time of year when remodeling turns from dreaming into reality. Here are a few excellent tips about ensuring your security during a remodeling project from our guest blogger Sara Anderson from Five Star Locksmiths in Melbourne.
Posted in Dream Homes, Remodeled Homes | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Remodeling, security tips, Five Star Lockmiths | 0 Comments

Transform Wasted Living Room Space

Posted on May 9, 2016
Kitchens and bathrooms usually get all of the attention when it comes to investing remodeling dollars and time. But many homes feature a front room or living room that is the first room guests or potential buyers see when they enter your home.
Posted in Remodeled Homes | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Home Decor, Living Room Decor, Bookshelves, in-home bar, electric fireplace | 1 Comment

Making Room for Renovations on a Tight Budget

Posted on May 3, 2016
Here are some more great remodeling tips from one of our favorite guest bloggers, Savannah Hemmings. If you love remodeling, make it a point to visit our Artisan Home Tour this summer.
Posted in Remodeled Homes | Tagged Savannah Hemmings, BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Remodeling, Michels Homes, Cates Fine Homes | 2 Comments

Give Your Home a Look of Elegance and Cleanliness

Posted on April 28, 2016
After a long dreary winter, it's the perfect time to think about how to give your home a lift. We loved these ideas from our guest blogger Lee Flynn.
Posted in Dream Homes, New Homes, Remodeled Homes | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Home Decor, Lee Flynn, Artisan Home Tour, Revolution Design and Build, Michels Homes | 1 Comment

Natural Stonework for Your Home Landscape: Tips & Ideas

Posted on April 18, 2016
With this spring's early warmth, you may want to get out into the garden early. Don't be too hasty with delicate plants, but maybe these great tips for adding stone to your landscape will solve your itchy garden-fingers.
Posted in Dream Homes, New Homes, Remodeled Homes | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Landscaping, Natural stonework | 2 Comments

Ten things to do when you Move into your New Home

Posted on April 14, 2016
We certainly hope you found your Dream Home on this Spring's Parade of Homes! If you did, here are some excellent moving tips from our guest blogger Josh Smith.
Posted in New Homes | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, home moving tips, moving day, Removal Companies, Moving Companies, Josh Smith, On The Dot Removals | 0 Comments

Attic Insulation: 2016's Best Project to Recoup Expenses

Posted on April 8, 2016
With winter over and summer's heat still a bit away, now may be the time to join a whole lot of other homeowners and get your home better insulated.
Posted in Remodeled Homes | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Attic Insulation, Home insulation, Kevin Morse, Franklin Building Supply | 0 Comments

Tips on Choosing the Best, Top-Rated Home Appliances for Your Home

Posted on April 1, 2016
As the adage goes, you get what you pay for. This rings particularly true for high-end items, including household appliances.
Posted in New Homes, Remodeled Homes | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Home Appliances, Refrigerators, Ovens, Microwaves, Maytag, Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Fridgidaire | 0 Comments

How to Get the Most Out of Your House Remodel

Posted on April 1, 2016
Looking to update, maybe get a neat new mud room like the one below from Anchor Builders? Then you should definitely read these great tips from our guest blogger, Susannah Hemmings.
Posted in Dream Homes, Remodeled Homes | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Remodeling, Choosing a Contractor, Anchor Builders, Cates Fine Homes, DiGiacomo Homes, Personal Designer Home Visualizer | 0 Comments

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