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David C. Bos Homes is on Houzz… Are You?

Houzz is a website that is dedicated to home remodeling and design projects and connects homeowners with professionals for inspiration and renovation advice. This website is very similar to Pinterest but with a home design and remodeling focus. You can pick up tips, tricks, and advice from the millions of ideabooks, photos, and projects created […]

Benefits of Living near Lake Michigan

Do you love relaxing on the beach? Or spending your mornings kayaking along the Lake Michigan shoreline? Maybe fishing with a warm afternoon breeze is more your thing. Whichever you prefer, there are many benefits to living on the lakefront. It offers the perfect mix of fun and relaxation. You can’t talk about the benefits […]

5 Things to Ask your Contractor Before a Project

Any good contractor or builder should be willing to answer any questions you might have about their company and the process of your project. At David C. Bos Homes we know that this maybe your first experience building or renovating your home, that is why we are always willing to give you any information you […]

Can you Build a House in the Winter?

Many people think that a new home cannot be built during winter months due to the cold temperatures, snow, and frozen ground. However, new products, building methods, and technologies have made it possible to be able to build new homes in the winter months and in some cases, can be better for your new home. […]

Key Features for Outdoor Living Areas

The outdoor living area of your home is just as important to customize to your lifestyle as the inside. Most people use this space frequently throughout the year to entertain guests, eat meals, or just simply to spend some time outdoors and relax. Here are some key features that we would recommend you consider adding […]

7 Summer Maintenance Tips for your Custom Built Home

Now that summer is underway, here are a few tips that will help to keep your custom built home looking good and functioning properly. Taking care of any issues when you first find them can help you avoid a much larger costly repair down the road. Check all detectors Be sure to test all smoke […]

5 Reasons to Hire an Architect to Design your New Home

Like most people who are thinking about building a new home, you may not know where to start when it comes to the design and planning of a brand new home. At David C. Bos Homes we have in-house architects that will work with you to make sure your dream house will become a reality. […]

Security Features to Consider when Building a New Home

When building a new home there are many opportunities available to make your home safer. As your plans for building your new home keep developing, it is important to consider some of these opportunities. Here are a few suggestions of different security features that can be installed during your new home construction. Install an alarm […]

7 Tips for Spring New Home Maintenance

Now that it’s spring and the weather is starting to warm up, we want to give you a few helpful maintenance tips to make sure you keep your new home looking good and functioning properly for years to come while avoiding costly repair bills further down the road. Inspect your roof Take some time when […]

Renovations That Can Add Value To Your Home

Some home renovations pay off at a much better rate than others. The key is to know where to spend. Just because you put $20,000 into renovations, it won’t necessarily add that much value. Here are some tips for how to get the best bang for your buck on your home renovations: More space and […]

10 Reasons to Build your New Home

If it is time for you to find a new place for you and your family to live, you should consider the option to build. Here are a few reasons to build your new home: It’s new: When buying a new home, you don’t have to worry about something breaking or needing replacement. No one […]