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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Extend Your Summer on Long Beach Island

Memorial Day 2016 has come and gone, the “unofficial start to summer” on Long Beach Island and beach towns around New Jersey. Soaking up the sun, being outdoors and having fun is what summer at the New Jersey shore is all about.  Parties and barbeque food for the holiday is a must-do on everyone’s list,…

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outdoor living spaces custom homes

Last week’s weather at the Jersey shore really felt like an early summer, which is why we are so excited to be designing and building homes on Long Beach Island in anticipation of the summer season.  Nothing gets our creativity flowing like the warmer weather. If anything it makes us anticipate summer all the more,…

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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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