Author: Perkinson Homes

The Best Plants for Your Home: Trees, Shrubs, and More

When it comes to creating a beautiful and thriving landscape around your home, choosing the right plants is essential. At Perkinson Homes, we partner with local vendors who assist with selecting plants that look great and thrive in the Richmond, VA, climate. Here are some recommendations for trees, shrubs, and other plants that are well-suited to our region and easy to care for.

Caring for Your Grass and Landscaping During the Summer

Summer is a wonderful time of year, especially here in Virginia. The warm weather, longer days, and blooming flowers make it the perfect season to enjoy your outdoor space. As a proud homeowner, you want your lawn and landscaping to look their best. At Perkinson Homes, we understand the importance of maintaining a beautiful yard, and we’re here to help with some tips on how to care for your grass and landscaping during the summer months.

Dive Into Your Dream Pool: The Ins and Outs of Pool Construction

Building a custom home is an exciting journey, and incorporating a swimming pool can elevate your new residence to a luxurious oasis. As a custom home builder, we’ve mastered the art of tailoring dream homes to fit our clients’ visions, and we’re here to share insights on how to seamlessly integrate a pool into your build. Here’s everything you need to know about the pool-building process, from design to dip.

The Benefits of Building a Custom Home on Your Own Lot

In recent years, Richmond, Virginia, has seen a significant rise in building custom homes on individually owned lots rather than within established communities. The Perkinson team has noticed this change firsthand with our clients. This shift isn’t just a fad; it’s a necessity driven by various factors, including limited availability in established communities and the increasing desire for personalized living spaces. Let’s explore why this trend is booming and why it might be the perfect choice for your next home.

Seasonal Home Maintenance: Summer Edition

Owning a custom home comes with a unique set of responsibilities, especially regarding routine maintenance. Each season brings challenges and tasks crucial to keeping your home pristine and functioning properly. As we embrace the warmer months, it’s time to focus on a summer-specific maintenance checklist to ensure your Perkinson home remains a safe, comfortable, and beautiful haven. Here’s a comprehensive guide to help you navigate summer home maintenance.

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Choosing the Right Custom Home Builder

Choosing the right custom home builder is a critical decision that can significantly impact the success of your dream home project. For residents of central Virginia, Perkinson Homes is a standout choice, renowned for their commitment to quality, craftsmanship, and customer satisfaction. With a portfolio that showcases their high standards and attention to detail, Perkinson Homes is a top option for bringing your vision to life with precision and care.

The Vital Role of an Architect in the Custom Home Building Process

Building a custom home is an exciting journey. Still, it’s also a complex one that requires the expertise of various professionals to ensure the final result meets your vision and needs. Among these professionals, the role of the architect is the most integral to our team. Architects are the creative minds behind the design and the technical experts who see to it that your home is beautiful and functional. Here’s a closer look at what architects do, the purpose they serve, and why they are crucial to the custom home-building process.

Elevate Your Living Experience: Exploring Custom Home Features Beyond the Ordinary

Homeownership exists in a world beyond conventional living spaces—a world where imagination meets innovation and luxury intertwines with leisure. Beyond traditional bedrooms, kitchens, and living rooms lies a realm of custom home features that elevate the living experience to new heights. From entertainment rooms to movie theaters, these unique spaces add value to a home and offer unparalleled enjoyment and relaxation for homeowners and their guests.

Embracing Versatility: The Rise of Multi-functional Spaces in Modern Home Design

In an era where versatility is a high priority, and our lifestyles are evolving at a rapid pace, the desire for homes that can adapt to our ever-changing needs has become more popular than ever. Gone are the days of rigid room layouts and single-purpose spaces. Today, homeowners crave flexibility, seeking designs that seamlessly transition between work, play, and relaxation. This shift has sparked a revolution in home construction, giving rise to multi-functional spaces.