Barn Homes and Beyond Blog

Making the Most of a Small Kitchen

On this blog, we probably feature the kitchen more than any other room in the post and beam home. Since the kitchen is the most “functional” room, with glamorous appliances and necessary plumbing and electrical considerations, it is a logical choice. With all these features, it can be tempting to install as large a kitchen as possible.

Building a Home for Mom: Relaxation

Happy Mother’s Day! As a frequent reader of our blog, you’ve no doubt been following our series on the features that the modern mom looks for in a new home. The last three weeks, we’ve covered the issues of storage, entertaining, and flexibility. In honor of the day itself, we’re covering relaxation, an activity all moms should be engaging in today. Since the modern mom is busier than ever, owning a home that maximizes your down time is very important. Here are some ways to design your Timberpeg home to promote relaxation.

Building a Home for Mom: Flexibility

Mother’s Day is now only a week away, and we’re continuing our series on the features that make or break a home for the modern mom. In the previous two weeks, we’ve discussed building a home with proper storage and designing a home with modern entertaining needs in mind. Today, we’ll shift our attention to designing a flexible home. These days, it is more important than ever that the home can adapt throughout the years as the family’s needs change.

Building a Home for Mom: Entertaining

In honor of Mother’s Day, we’re spending the weeks leading up to May 10th discussing the features that the modern mom looks for in a home. Last week we discussed designing a home with the right amount and type of storage. This week we’ll consider entertaining space, which is a prime consideration for today’s homebuyer. The way we entertain has changed and as a result home design is changing as well. 

Building a Home for Mom: Storage

With Mother’s Day only three weeks away, we thought it was a great time to focus on the features in a home that are a must-have for the modern mother. Mom’s today work harder than ever, both in and away from the home. This makes it all the more important that the home is a sanctuary that functions efficiently. There are many features that are important to the modern buyer, and we will focus on one in each of the coming weeks. 

Reducing Personal Stress While Building a Home

Many people who have built a new home will tell you that the experience can be quite stressful. With the large number of decisions to be made and tasks that need to be accomplished, building a home can create tension, especially with your spouse or partner. Luckily, if you choose to build a home with Timberpeg our talented staff and Independent Representatives will help to eliminate as much stress as possible from the building process. Here are some tips for ensuring that your build process is as smooth as possible.

Prepare For Next Ski Season With the Vermont Ski Cottage

For most of us, winter cannot end soon enough and the spring thaw is more than welcome. For the avid skier, however, this is a bittersweet time of year. Spring skiing can be very enjoyable, but the end of the season draws nearer every day. Although this ski season must come to an end, we have the perfect way to make the most of future ski seasons. If you live to hit the slopes, then the Vermont Ski Cottage is an ideal home base. Read below to see how the Vermont Ski Cottage is the perfect lodge for parties large and small.

Spring is the Season for a Timberpeg Home Show

The snowy winter weather in the northern half of the country has been a bane to both residents and homebuilders. Nationwide, new home starts in February were down 17 percent from January. While that sounds severe, the role of weather is even more obvious when you look at the regional data. New home starts barely budged in the South, with a 2.5 percent decline, while the Northeast saw a staggering 56.5 percent drop.


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