Custom Homes

5 Essential Safety Items Every Home Should Have

Your home is the place where you want to feel the safest and most secure. To ensure that you and your home are prepared for any situation life throws your way, you want to equip your house with all the supplies necessary to prevent and handle any circumstances. Make sure you are prepared for anything [...]

5 Custom Home Factors You May Have Overlooked

The joy of building your own home from scratch is truly unparalleled. The beauty of custom home designs lies in the flexibility to choose a concept that perfectly reflects your lifestyle and meets your family’s requirements. Even though a readymade house saves on time and cost, it is a custom home that lets you bring [...]

Top 5 Reasons to Build a Custom Home

When you decide you're ready to upgrade your home, there are a few ways to go about it. You can spend the time searching for a home that may or may not check all the boxes on your list, or you can build a custom home perfect for your needs! Building a custom home is [...]

How Long Does it Take to Build a Home?

If you're building a home, you may be wondering "how long does it take to build a home?: From beginning to end, the process of building a custom home takes about twelve months, though it may be more or less depending on the size and intricacy of the home design. The Stages of Construction There [...]

Surviving the Holidays When Preparing to Build

With Christmas right around the corner, it’s a great time to start thinking about building your new custom home! That is, if you’re looking to build a new custom home in the near future, you may be looking at ways to stretch your dollar farther to prepare for the expense as well as reduce the […]

3 Tips to Planning for a Kid-Safe Custom Home

When you’re building a custom home, there are many different things to consider. What floor plan works best for your family? What should your new kitchen look like? What are the best tips to make your new home energy efficient? All of these decisions are important, but maybe the most important is how to plan [...]

The Top 5 Ways to Settle Into Your New Home

It's so exciting to move into a new home! Here at Hagen Homes, we recognize that a new home needs to be “lived in” to make it feel like it is yours. So here are our Top 5 Ways to Settle Into Your New Home: 1. Set up some of your most familiar and favorite [...]

Open Concept or Traditional Floor Plan?

One of the first decisions you need to make when planning to build a custom home is your floor plan/layout. In this article, we discuss the question of open concept or traditional floor plan. Read on! Open Concept Pros The open concept layout has seen a huge rise in the past decade-plus.  The wide-open spaces [...]

4 Ways to Make A Custom Kitchen More Inviting

Looking at solutions to make your new home more inviting? Here are 4 ways to make a custom kitchen more inviting from your friends at Hagen Homes! Your kitchen is one of the busiest and most used places in your home. Having a custom-built kitchen will also make it one of the coziest and most [...]

5 Items You NEED in Your New Laundry Room

As you are settling into your new custom or semi-custom home and are decorating and placing items to complete your move-in, don’t forget to furnish the small subtle areas, such as your laundry room. To add decorum and even make the laundering process more efficient, here are 5 items that are a must in your [...]