Should You Paint Your House Black

Should You Paint Your House Black? (courtesy: AD HousePlans Content Hub) From traditional navy to charcoal and black, we’re being asked more and more questions about this seemingly new bold and daring trend! Dark exterior colors have been around for a centuries, having roots in Scandinavia where tar was used for sealant and darker colors […]

Steps To Building a New House

Steps to Building a Home (included: Zillow housing trends data) At some point in life most of us have to go through the nail biting experience of buying a home. It’s sort of become a grappling moment in life that’s anticipated. If you can’t find your dream home on the market or if you want […]

Modern Farmhouse House Plan Tour

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwqOjaNhlVQ Plan Specifications   Architectural Designs’ Narrow Two-Story Modern Farmhouse House Plan 444225GDN.   Featuring: great room with cathedral ceiling and triple skylights, and a large, optionally finished bonus room over the garage.  2,397 Square Feet 3 – 4 Bedrooms 2.5 – 3.5 Baths 2-Car Front Entry Garage See the full specs, floor plans and […]

Is the Open Floor Concept Dead?

Rethinking Connected Living Spaces (10 minute read) Better Homes & Gardens and Traditional Home (BHG/Traditional Home) actually reported back in 2018 at IBS, Orlando, that their survey data was showing a slight drop in the open floor concept where, for example, you have a combined kitchen, family room with shared eating space. During the pandemic, […]

What You Should Know About Wood

Wood, Glue and Water. What, When and Why? Too often we come across misinformed consumers who are trying to reason what selection of materials they should go with for different applications when it comes to remodeling or building a home. Acronyms and terms are intermixed and misused but only with the good intentions of praying […]

Parker Rose Custom Homes Opens New Location in Rocky Mount, Virginia

BRIDGEPORT, West Virginia, January 11, 2022. Parker Rose Custom Homes, the region’s Forever Home Builder based in Bridgeport, WV, is pleased to announce the opening of their second sales office in Rocky Mount, Virginia. Located at 20733 Virgil H. Goode Highway (US Route 220), Rocky Mount, the new office will serve the Virginia counties of Bedford, […]

What You Need to Know About Construction Loans

(courtesy New Home Source. New Home Source is a Parker Rose Customs Homes showcase partner representing the builder’s BOYL custom home portfolio) There are many different types of home loans available, so it might be difficult to figure out which one works best for you. In this article, we discuss the types of loans available […]

Buying Land or Finding a Builder? Which Comes First?

(courtesy New Home Source. New Home Source is a Parker Rose Customs Homes showcase partner representing the builder’s BOYL custom home portfolio) If you’ve not experienced working with a contractor or builder to build a home, it could be a daunting decision to try and decide the order in which the process best works and […]

Parker Rose Custom Homes Extends Its BOYL Support in Six North Central WV Towns

Parker Rose Custom Homes, headquartered in Bridgeport, WV, is extending it’s “build on your own lot” (BOYL) sales and service coverage in the following north central West Virginia towns. Bridgeport, West Virginia (Main Office) Bridgeport, WV (West Virginia), a city in central Harrison County, was chartered in 1816 and named for the Simpson Creek Covered Bridge, built in […]