Tips For Designing Your Dream Home


Designing one’s dream home is a very personal and extraordinary process, yet a crucial one as far as cost management is concerned. To effectively design your home without overspending or compromising on the latest trends and quality, it is recommended to consult renowned builders. Our team of custom home builders in Central Texas will understand your needs as per your personal liking and budget requirements to help you work towards designing a home that meets your expectations.

Essential tips for designing custom homes are:

  • Sketch Ideas: The first step towards designing a home is to start sketching the ideas in your mind. The sketch should include the features you want and other ideas. It is on the basis of this sketch that our in-house designers will initiate the process of designing your dream home.
  • Future Requirements: Take into account future requirements such as children, probability of more family members joining in, elderly parents, nature of work (for those who work from home) and other possible features.
  • Measurements: The next step is to be clear about the sizes of rooms and other basic information about them. While doing this, our in-house architects will take your expectations and the layout of the internal rooms into consideration.
  • Location/Lot Size: Consider the topography, features and size of the lot in which your custom home will be built. Discuss with our builders the ways with which you can highlight its finest features, choose the direction of windows as per your home’s greatest views, natural light, etc.
  • Lighting: While designing your home, our builders will thoroughly consider areas/rooms where you would like to have more light, depending on the prevalent weather conditions in your area. Also, they will decide on the number and location of electric outlets and lighting features as per the effect you wish to create in a room.
  • Function And Flow: The design of your home should allow for maximum functionality and unrestricted movement between rooms. Our builders will consider how your family will function in spaces like the kitchen, living room and dining area. Bedrooms should be placed away from areas of family gatherings for privacy and less noise whereas, rooms in which family members are likely to gather most of the time can be placed close to one another.
  • Architectural Style: Research with our in-house architects about the architectural styles that interest you and see whether they meet your budget and personal requirements.
  • Heating Strategy: For energy-efficient homes, our designers will consider your heating strategy and opt for renewable heating options and building a low-energy house.
  • Hire Efficient Builders: We have a team of in-house architectural designers who understand your lifestyle and choices while creating the perfect design for your home. Our team is qualified, experienced and willing to work in tandem with your preferences.
Flintrock Builders offer custom-built designer homes across Central Texas. We have a team of award-winning in-house architects and interior designers who strive to create unique home designs. For more details on tips for designing your unique homes in Killeen and surrounding areas in Central Texas, visit us at 105 E FM 2410, Harker Heights, TX – 76548. You can also call at (254) 393 – 1412.