Twin Cities

Wonderful Windows

Posted on March 24, 2017
What is the one thing every architectural style has in common? Windows! They add interest and contrast to every exterior, whether a classic bungalow, Victorian, modern farmhouse, stately colonial, sleek contemporary or anything in between.
Posted in Housing Industry | Tagged Windows, andersen windows, Energy Efficiency, energy efficient windows | 0 Comments

Tile Trends from The Tile Shop

Posted on March 23, 2017
We asked Kevin McDaniel, from The Tile Shop, about new and noteworthy products for 2017. These eye catching tiles are sure to make a big impact in any space. Here are the top 3 trends to consider for your next project;
Tagged The Tile Shop, Tile, Parade of Homes, Design Trends, tile trends, BATC, Kitchen Tile, Outdoor Tile, Wood Tile | 0 Comments

Meet our Family

Posted on March 16, 2017
The men and women who remodel and construct new homes are your neighbors and friends. They're part of the BATC family. They work hard and are immensely proud of what they accomplish as they build communities all across the region.
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What's Trending on the 2017 Spring Parade of Homes

Posted on March 10, 2017
The Spring Parade of Homes is underway and with it the latest spring trends in home decor, tile, lighting and finishes are on display.
Tagged Home Trends, Home Design, Parade of Homes, Style, The Tile Shop, ambiance at home, kohler, bellacor | 0 Comments

Design Q&A with Studio M Interiors

Posted on March 8, 2017
What's it like to work with a design studio? How are styles evolving? Studio M Interiors shares how design styles have changed and what influences their work.
Tagged Studio M, home design trends, Interior Design Tips, Home Decor, Parade of Homes | 0 Comments

How To Choose a Home Design That Fits Your Personality

Posted on March 6, 2017
A lot of todays' new homes offer an eclectic mix of classic and contemporary architectural styles that you can see on our Spring Parade of Homes tour (like this modified Bungalow by Greenwood
Posted in New Homes, Remodeled Homes | Tagged Home Styles, Residential Architecture, BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Sustainable 9 Design + Build, Greenwood Design Build | 0 Comments

How to Make Your Home Breath-Taking Just By Opening the Front Door

Posted on March 6, 2017
As you tour this Spring's Parade of Homes, you'll see a lot of entryways that are both welcoming and impressive. Here are some great tips from our guest blogger, Lee Flynn, that can help you create a great entry to your home.
Posted in New Homes, Remodeled Homes | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Creek Hill Custom Homes, Homes by Tradition, Judge Homes, Robert Thomas Homes, Home Decor, Foyers | 0 Comments

Home Style: What's Hot Now

Posted on February 28, 2017
From functional vintage decor to advancements in manufacturing materials, the designers behind the styles you see on the Parade of Homes shared the home trends to look out for this spring.
Tagged Style, Parade of Homes, Swanson Homes, NIH Homes, Homes by Tradition | 0 Comments

Design Trends & Styles with Martha O'Hara Interiors

Posted on February 17, 2017
It takes a trained eye to balance style and function like the interior designers on the Parade of Homes.
Tagged Parade of Homes, Style, Interior Decor, Interior Design Tips, Martha O'Hara Interiors, John Kraemer & Sons, City Homes | 0 Comments

Best Seasons to Prune a Tree

Posted on February 17, 2017
We discovered this little gem about pruning your trees from our guest blogger Aaron Sanders. Little did we know that winter is a great time to prune your trees, and this weekend in the Twin Cities will be perfect!
Posted in New Homes, Remodeled Homes | Tagged Tree Pruning, Home Landscaping, flowering trees | 0 Comments