Should I Build or Remodel?

Should I Build or Remodel?

Everyone has different tastes and opinions when it comes to a home’s style. Some people love a cozy, old home full of history and character. Other people would rather live in a newly built house filled with the latest technology and no creaking floors or drafty...
10 Strategies to Save on Energy Bills

10 Strategies to Save on Energy Bills

Living in Wisconsin means dealing with long, frigid winters and hot, humid summers. The weather has the largest impact on utility bills, so knowing ways to keep your home’s interior temperature steady can save on energy bills. Cutting back on water usage can...
4 Tips for Buying Residential Lots for a New Home

4 Tips for Buying Residential Lots for a New Home

  How exciting! You and your loved ones have decided to have a house built. You’ve come to realize it’s the only way to live in your ideal home, exactly the way you’ve always wanted. However, the first step is to find the best residential lot for your dream home....
2022 Trends in Interior Design

2022 Trends in Interior Design

The end of 2021 is quickly approaching, and many homeowners are already thinking about the 2022 trends in interior design. They’re looking to update their space or build a new home and make it feel fresh. But how? What can be done to transform a residence into...
Design Trends – What’s Out, What’s In?

Design Trends – What’s Out, What’s In?

For almost two years, the coronavirus has forced families to use their residences in new and different ways. They transformed spaces into classrooms, home offices, and gyms. Many also got more creative in the kitchen, used outdoor areas to entertain, and discovered...
Buying New Home Construction

Buying New Home Construction

Many people are more interested in buying new home construction than purchasing an older, previously owned house. Like buying a used car, they don’t want to inherit someone else’s problems. Everything is new, so there are no old appliances to replace, no...
How to Match Your Outbuilding to Your Home

How to Match Your Outbuilding to Your Home

Are you considering adding an outbuilding or shed to your property? Do you enjoy “tinkering” and wish you had a workshop? Do you have frequent overnight visitors, and a guest house would help? How about a quiet “she-shed” in the backyard for lounging and reading?...
New Construction Homes: Are they More Efficient?

New Construction Homes: Are they More Efficient?

Do you need a larger home because your family has outgrown your current space? Have you decided to downsize because you’ve recently retired? Are you a first-time home buyer looking for your forever house? Maybe you have an older home, but now you can’t...
8 Reasons to Build a Prairie Style Home!

8 Reasons to Build a Prairie Style Home!

Have you been dreaming about building a new home? Do you want something different that isn’t the same architectural styles you’ve seen everywhere? Would you like a house that works well on a large lot or a flat, open space? You know you’d like a home...
How to Design a Hip and Cool Kid’s Room

How to Design a Hip and Cool Kid’s Room

Thankfully, the days of only choosing between cartoon characters or “baby duck and lamb” wallpaper to decorate your child’s bedroom have passed. Today, you have a wide array of colors and themes to choose from to match your kid’s room ideas to their...
What Kind of New Home Should I Build?

What Kind of New Home Should I Build?

Things to consider when choosing from Milwaukee Wisconsin Home Builders. Is your dream home a grand structure or a cozy cottage? Does it have a large, welcoming front porch or a deck on the back for entertaining? Is the house nestled in the quiet countryside or the...
Top Milwaukee Home Builders

Top Milwaukee Home Builders

Are you thinking of building a custom home within the next year or two? Have you decided on the house’s architecture, how many square feet you need, and where you’d like to build it? If you’re in the market for a new residence, it’s important to spend as much...

What Are Custom Homes?

  After talking with your loved ones, you’ve all agreed that the house, apartment, or condo you currently live in no longer fits your lifestyle. Whether you have a growing family and need more space or are recently retired and decided to downsize, wherever you...
How to Find a Home Builder

How to Find a Home Builder

“How to find a home builder?” Why is everyone asking this question lately? Because your family has been sticking close to home, you realize that your current abode isn’t working anymore. There isn’t enough storage space; you need a home office,...
Questions to Ask Your Custom Home Builder

Questions to Ask Your Custom Home Builder

  Congratulations! You’ve decided to invest in a custom home! Now that you’ve committed to the process, you can start looking for a builder. Choosing the right home builder is arguably the most important step in your home building journey. The builder you select...
How to Choose a Custom Home Builder

How to Choose a Custom Home Builder

Like many of us, the American Dream begins with the thought of owning a home. It begins with an idea, a vision of sorts. You picture yourself sitting around the dining room table, enjoying a meal with family. You see yourself tossing a ball around with your children...
COVID-19 Update from Joseph Douglas Homes

COVID-19 Update from Joseph Douglas Homes

Updated Thursday, April 16, 2020 – 1:51 pm CST Wisconsin on Thursday extended its coronavirus stay-at-home order to be in effect until May 26 and closed its schools for the rest of the academic year.  Gov. Tony Evers (D) had previously indicated an extension to...
Menomonee Falls New Home for Sale

Menomonee Falls New Home for Sale

Looking for a home to buy consists of more than the house itself? A factor that bears weight in the decision process is the neighborhood. At Joseph Douglas Fine Home Builders, we understand the importance of finding the perfect combination. That’s exactly what we had...
How to Choose a Remodeling Contractor

How to Choose a Remodeling Contractor

When looking for a home remodeler, keep in mind that you are the employer hiring an employee. You’d gather applications, narrow down the list, interview the top applicants, and then make a decision. When you choose a remodeling contractor, the process is the same....
Cost of Building a New Home in Wisconsin in 2020

Cost of Building a New Home in Wisconsin in 2020

The most expensive purchase the average person makes is a new home. And, many of us think building a brand-new, dream home is far out of reach. The thought of dollar signs passes by as we consider hiring a builder, getting permits, selecting flooring, cabinets, and...
Menomonee Falls Home For Sale

Menomonee Falls Home For Sale

Joseph Douglas Homes’ welcomes you to tour their Wakefield Model. This Menomonee Falls home for sale is the quintessential family abode. Built next to nature conservancy, the view from The Wakefield is stunning. The luxurious home had the honor of being featured in...
Should I Build or Remodel?

Best Wisconsin Home Builders

When you choose Joseph Douglas Homes to build your dream home, you are choosing the best. We have over two decades of experience in custom home building in the Greater Milwaukee area. Our expansive knowledge of the home building process, from concept to completion,...
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