Custom Home Building Blog by Sawlor Built Homes

Finishing Your Fireplace

The mantel and hearth are the finishing touches that make your fireplace even more visually appealing.

Adding Unique Detail With Crown Moulding

Crown moulding provides an elegant transition between wall and ceiling. Adding texture and character to a room, crown moulding can act as a decorative border, or alter the perceived shape of...

Refine Any Room With a Coffered Ceiling

Previously found only in ornate public buildings such as libraries or elaborate character homes, coffered ceilings are now available for a much wider range of projects—restoration or new construction, and...

Adding a Deck to Your New Home? Consider Safety First

While it’s important to select a deck that fits your needs and the style of the house, it’s even more important that your deck is properly designed and supported to ensure the safety of those using it.

Deck Railing Options for Your New Home

The right railing system can take your deck from ordinary to spectacular!

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What impressed us from the beginning and throughout the build was the dedication to the construction details and training of staff and sub-trades in Passive House building techniques and...

Wendy & Craig

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