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20 Questions to Ask a Potential Custom Home Builder

If you want to build your dream home, you need to find the perfect custom home builder for the job. You need to talk to more than just one. As you do, you need to ask the right questions. Their answers to these questions will help you assess their experience, character, and overall qualifications. Unless […]

3 Things to Consider When Rebuilding After a Wildfire

Homeowners in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties are still piecing their lives back together after the Thomas Fire. Now ranked as the largest wildfire in California history, the fire burned close to 250,000 acres and destroyed anywhere from 800 to 1000 structures. Some homes have been leveled. Others have severe smoke damage or are badly […]

How To Protect Your Home From a Mudslide

Landslides are very common in Southern California. This past January, 20 people were killed and countless homes were destroyed after heavy rains unleashed destructive rivers of mud and debris. The wildfires that had inflicted the region late last year are believed to have made these mudslides even more devastating. Vegetation and roots that would’ve held […]

5 Things To Do When Choosing a Custom Home Builder

One of the most important decisions you’ll make when building a new home is choosing the right custom home builder. Thankfully, researching home builders and the selection process itself has never been easier. Today, more than ever, it’s possible to find the ideal builder for new home construction. H.W. Holmes, Inc. – custom home builders […]

The Benefits of an Open Floor Plan for Your Home

Trends in new home construction tend to come and go. However, open floor plans remain the most popular layout for single-family homes as we move further into 2018. Creating a space that’s uniquely yours is why many so many opt to build a custom home rather than buy an existing structure. An open floor plan […]

How to Build a New Home on a Budget

Building a new home is a significant investment. You want to build your dream home. A house that fits your needs and personal tastes. Yet, you also want to be smart when it comes to budgeting. Thankfully, there are many ways to save money when building a new house. H.W. Holmes, Inc.
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Understanding the Fire Restoration Process

If you or a loved one lost their home to the Thomas Fire, the team here at H.W Holmes, Inc. understands what a surreal and difficult time this must be. Our hearts are with everyone affected by what’s now the largest of California wildfires. Today, we offer some fire damage restoration tips for those who […]

5 Tips for Building Your Dream Home

Building your dream home is an investment that you’ll want to last a lifetime. Therefore, your house needs to be built with future needs in mind. For instance, will your family be growing? Will you be taking care of parents or grandparents? Would you like to have more space to entertain friends or host relatives […]

Understanding Homeowners Insurance Coverage After California Wildfires

If you or a loved one lost their home to the Thomas Fire, the team here at H.W Holmes, Inc. understands what a surreal and difficult time this must be. Our hearts are with everyone affected by what’s now the largest of California wildfires. The visuals of the fire, as well as the destruction left […]

Lower Commercial Construction Costs Through Strategic Reuse

There’s no telling what you might come across during a commercial construction project. While much of what you’ll find will need to be thrown out, replaced or upgraded, you might also find a few things that can be reused. Even better, this reuse can also decrease commercial construction costs. This is why it’s always smart […]