To say that flooring was the hardest decision that went into our build would be an understatement. Narrowing down a style we liked and then finding an option that fit into our budget was both stressful and frustrating.
If you’re doing a fully custom home, this may be a little easier because you will not be limited to the builder options. With a semi-custom builder however, you get whatever options are available at their design studio; and in our case, this was not an exhaustive selection.
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Ahh the design studio; home and host of every finish that will go into your new build. Soak it in; there’s a lot to unpack here.
Once you’re contract is complete, you’ll be assigned to a design partner through the builder to guide you through this critical process. I cannot express enough how important this relationship is. You will only get 2-3 appointments if you’re lucky. So, if you don’t vibe with the designer you’re assigned to, don’t be shy to ask for someone else to work with.
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I quickly realized I could write a short book with all of the content I was organizing for a building 101 post. Covering all of that in one write up would be too cumbersome and let’s be honest, no one has time to read THAT much detail, so I’ve carefully snipped it down to the critical points for easier consumption.
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