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    Choosing Your Kitchen Flooring

    Design Tips, Design Trends

    What’s the first room that comes to mind when you picture your dream home? For many of us, it’s the kitchen. We offer a range of kitchen flooring options so homeowners can bring their ideal kitchen to life. When choosing your kitchen flooring, think about function as well as style. Here are some things to […]

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  • 5 Upgrades That Will Add the Most Value to Your Home

    Design Tips, Design Trends

    Homeowners know ongoing maintenance is a key way to ensure their home retains its usefulness and curb appeal. However, you can also increase a new build’s value by spending some extra time on planning. What additional components could you add to the structure to increase its charm and function? Here are five upgrades to consider. […]

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  • 5 Design Trends For Spring

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    5 Design Trends For Spring

    As the season changes from winter to spring, many people are beginning their annual routine of deep spring cleaning. They will scrub everything, declutter their closets, and overall make their home look as fresh as possible in preparation for the new life about to grow outdoors. Thus, it stands to reason that the transitional period […]

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  • Design Trends: Trend #6 – Unique Spaces

    Design Trends

    The design of the home I live in today caught our attention because the designer took a little extra time to think about detail. Now, we built custom through Royal Homes, so we really started with a blank slate. But we looked at hundreds of home plans. By the time we got to Royal Homes, […]

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  • Design Trends: Trend #5 – The Walls Are Coming Down

    Design Trends

    There’s no denying that each family member wants his or her own space. With the shift to open living spaces, many families are designing unique features in their open living designs. This all starts at the design process, as you are custom-designing your home. The team at Royal Homes is great at helping you see […]

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  • Design Trends: Trend #4 – Acknowledge Clutter

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    In my dreams, I have an entire wall of cabinets dedicated to the daily junk that comes in every day at my house – the papers, the toys, the packages, the things I need to use, but not now. In those cabinets is a slide-out box for every month. And all the clutter I remove […]

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  • Design Trends: Trend #3 – The Bath-Spa

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    My great-grandmother made do with a small wooden structure in the back yard, a chamber pot discreetly tucked under the bed and a tin tub that was hauled into the kitchen every Saturday nnight. When I grew up, the bathroom had three vital pieces of furniture and no room to change your mind. Well, things […]

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  • Design Trends: Trend #2 – Kitchens are In

    Design Trends

    I want to be clear as I start writing this article — while the trends are interesting and we can take a lead from the trends, I urge you to start with what you like. It’s very interesting, because many people find that when they ease back on the urgency of following the current trend […]

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  • Design Trends: Trend #1 – Smaller and More Livable

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    There is a trend to building smaller homes. It just makes sense. As the economy struggles to regain its equilibrium, families are looking for cost effective solutions to managing their budget. Downsizing allows you to focus on your priorities while keeping frivolous spending to a minimum. Smaller homes require fewer furnishings – so you can […]

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  • Why Design Trends are Changing

    Design Trends

    Between October 26th and November 10th, Royal Homes is participating in 3 major home and cottage shows.  We know that you home is one of the biggest investments you’ll make in your entire life.  We also know that your home is a reflection of who you are and the lifestyle your family has chosen. Fall […]

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