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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Your home is your castle, so why not make your bathroom a luxurious retreat? When building a custom home, you have many options at your fingertips that allow you to create the home of your dreams. Don’t settle for the average run of the mill bathroom. Today, a bathroom is not just a necessity, it…

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If building a custom home is in your future, you may be wondering what the top trends for design and function will be for 2015. When you are designing your new custom home, current trends can play a significant role in the design, features and options you decide to incorporate. But at the end of…

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