custom home on lbi products we love for custom homes

Building homes along the Jersey Shore can present many different obstacles than when you are building inland.  From the weather to the salt and sand, homes along the water need to be built with products and materials that can stand the test of time and environment.  If you are planning to build your custom home…

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new home design trends 2016

If you are thinking of building a new custom home and want to know what the latest trends for design and function are this year, look no further!  2016 is proving to be a tremendous year for custom home design trends. From kitchens to baths, and everything in between we know what’s trending for new…

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custom home on lbi

One of the things we hear most often from homebuyers is that new homes built today don’t have the character of older homes because new homes don’t come with molding. We don’t know what builders these buyers are talking to, but every home built by Stonehenge comes with crown molding (except in the secondary bedrooms)…

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custom builder lbi

Many custom builders offer their homebuyers the opportunity for “walk-through” meetings during the construction process. One of the most important of those meetings is the pre-closing walk-through, which can take from 1-3 hours, and provides the buyer an opportunity to ensure their home is in perfect condition prior to closing. Before this important walk-through your…

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landscaping tips for custom homes on lbi

We spend so much time designing homes, selecting finishes, and making the interior beautiful that we sometimes miss a great opportunity for the outside of the home: exterior lighting. Everyone knows that there should be lighting at the front door and exterior weatherproof outlets, but it deserves a bit more love when it comes to…

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new custom home on Long Beach Island

Batter Boards are an integral part of the foundation when building a new custom home. The boards are set horizontally to support strings that outline the foundation plan of the building. Whether the home is being set on pilings, or a concrete foundation, batter boards are what makes the walls square. If the batter boards…

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