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5 Reasons to Build a Spec Home

2020-02-18T13:09:24-05:00February 20th, 2020|

If you've been on the hunt for a new construction home but much of the process seems complicated or overwhelming, consider opting for a Spec Home instead!Spec Homes, AKA Quick Delivery Homes, are new construction homes built with standard options that cannot be customized pre-construction. However, lack of customization options doesn't mean lack of quality. Read on the learn the top four reasons why choosing to build a Spec Home [...]

What is a Quick Delivery Home?

2020-02-18T10:50:36-05:00February 19th, 2020|

Chances are, if you’ve been scouring the web for contractors and communities with which to build a new home you’ve probably come across the term “Quick Delivery” at least once. Also known as a Spec Home, many buyers are unfamiliar with this type of new construction. So what exactly is a Spec Home? Simply put, a spec home is a type of new construction home built with set options [...]

A History on Asbestos

2020-01-21T13:40:21-05:00February 15th, 2020|

It’s a word many buyers and homeowners hear quite often, but what exactly is Asbestos and why is it such a danger to us? Asbestos is a fibrous silicate material that naturally occurs which was used in a variety of products in the 20th century, and still today. The most common items were insulation, floor tile, roofing, paint, boilers and piping. It was one of the most common types of [...]

Valentine’s Upgrade Specials – These Amazing Deals End 02/16/2020!

2020-02-12T13:13:06-05:00February 12th, 2020|

If you've been on the fence about building the home of your dreams with Heritage Custom Builders, than have we got a deal for you! As a matter of fact, we have three! To celebrate this month of love and romance we created three incredible PRE-CONSTRUCTION upgrades packages that are UP TO 50% OFF! Not just any upgrades either; these packages contain our most popular upgrades with [...]

Neolith Countertops

2020-01-17T15:58:33-05:00February 9th, 2020|

A fairly unknown choice for new construction or renovations are Neolith Counter-tops, which were first developed in Spain only a few years ago. Similar to Quartz counter-tops, Neolith counter-tops are created by combining natural and recycled material to form the slab. The biggest difference is that Neolith doesn't utilize polymers to bind the material, such as in the case of Quartz. Instead, Neolith counter-tops are created using a process [...]

Choosing a Counter-top – Quartz

2020-01-17T15:13:01-05:00February 5th, 2020|

Choosing the right counter-top material for your needs is an important process of every new construction home, as well as many renovation  projects among homeowners. The decision falls to much more than aesthetic though. Will you be doing a consistent amount of cooking and/or baking? Do you want the ability to cut on the surface? Would you like to place a hot pan directly on the surface without causing damage? [...]

5 Fun February Events in Saratoga Springs

2020-01-17T12:27:29-05:00February 1st, 2020|

It may still be cold and windy outside but that isn't stopping Saratoga from hosting a variety of great events perfect for fending off cabin fever!From beer festivals to a celebration of chocolate, February is shaping up to be a fun (and delicious!) month for residents of Saratoga! Fire & Ice Bar at The Mill on Round Lake If you're looking for a unique addition to a weekend on the [...]

Perks of Building a Home in a Community

2020-01-21T14:49:17-05:00January 22nd, 2020|

The ground is frozen and snow showers are forecast through the next several weeks so why not use this time to start researching that home you’ve always dreamed about? To start, let's discuss one of the biggest decisions homeowners face as they pursue the journey of new construction; the debate between selecting a home within a future community or buying a plot of land from a private seller. Here [...]

Tips for Preventing Germs During Winter

2020-01-17T11:35:38-05:00January 20th, 2020|

 During warmer months it’s easy to open up the windows and allow fresh air to flow through the home, taking stuffy air filled with dust and other contaminants along with it. However, during the colder months we’re trapped inside with a wide variety of allergens, bacteria and viruses floating all around out homes; it’s no wonder why winter is the most common time of the year to be sick!While we [...]

HCB Amenities Feature – Mud Room

2019-12-23T15:42:02-05:00January 12th, 2020|

It may not get the credit it deserves but the Mud Room is one of the most useful and versatile locations in homes that are lucky enough to have one. At Heritage Custom Builders, many of our floor plans include these convenient rooms. Useful for a wide assortment of reasons, organization is one of the largest benefits. Take a coat closet, for instance. It may seem like a trivial [...]