Open Layouts that are Perfect for Holiday Entertaining

Now that Halloween’s over, it’s officially time to start planning for Thanksgiving, and even start thinking about Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year’s, etc! If you’re hosting guests for Thanksgiving this year, then you’re probably well aware of the fact of just how great open floor plans are – and there’s no time that the conveniences of … read more “Open Layouts that are Perfect for Holiday Entertaining”

Protecting Your New Home Against Fires, Floods & Severe Weather

Few things are as tragic and terrifying as losing your home in a natural disaster. From fires like the ones we are seeing in California and throughout the Northwest, to floods, and other forms of severe weather, there is no doubt that mother nature can wreak havoc on the homes we count on to shelter … read more “Protecting Your New Home Against Fires, Floods & Severe Weather”

Part 1: Tips on Choosing the Perfect Color Palette

Moving into a brand new home is very exciting. Not only do you have the opportunity to enjoy a dream living space complete with your favorite features and the latest appliances, but you’re also looking forward to decorating your new walls and living area. Here are some helpful tips for choosing the perfect color palette. … read more “Part 1: Tips on Choosing the Perfect Color Palette”

Spring Home Makeover on a Budget

Now that the weather is nice, you may be itching to freshen up the inside and outside of your home.  Fortunately, even if you’re on a budget, there are a number of easy spring home makeover ideas that you can put in action. Fresh Flowers One of the easiest ways to give your home a … read more “Spring Home Makeover on a Budget”

Spring Cleaning and Organizing Your Home

It’s that time of year again! And even if you’re in a brand new home, there are surely some minor cleaning and maintenance chores to tackle before the weather gets too hot to handle. New home or old, here are some spring cleaning and organizing guidelines that will provide you peace of mind when it’s … read more “Spring Cleaning and Organizing Your Home”

Tips on Preparing Your Home to Sell

If you are getting ready to sell your home in preparation to move, there are a few tips and tricks that will improve the chances of finding the right buyer at the right price. Here are some of those things to consider:   Replace Old or Damaged Flooring While it may seem nonsensical to invest … read more “Tips on Preparing Your Home to Sell”

Perfect Home Features for Young & Growing Families

For growing families, choosing a home that will be ideal for raising children is important. At Simplicity, we have an extensive selection of home models designed with young and growing families in mind. As you peruse plans, keep in mind these features that make a home perfect for families that want to grow in comfort … read more “Perfect Home Features for Young & Growing Families”

Stress-Free Entertaining This Holiday Season

From our Hayden Homes family, some great tips on ensuring your holiday season is as stress-free as possible! If you’re excited about having people in your brand new home for the holidays, then you’re probably stressing over what you can to ensure that your holiday season is as stress-free and smooth as possible. Here are some tips for … read more “Stress-Free Entertaining This Holiday Season”

How to Pinpoint Your Decorating Style

If you have recently built a new home, you no doubt want to start decorating that home as soon as possible. However, with so many styles to choose from, how do you know which decor style suits you best? If you want to create a home environment that will align with your personality (and wow … read more “How to Pinpoint Your Decorating Style”

When You Need More Living Space

If you are living in a small space but don’t have the cash for major renovations, knowing how to extend the space you’re currently in can be helpful. Set your budget and determine how much work you’re willing to put in, and then consider these ways of extending your current living space while staying within … read more “When You Need More Living Space”