Custom Homes & Disabilities

When you have a disability or mobility impairment, it doesn't take long to realize the world wasn't built with your needs in mind. While ADA standardization has greatly improved the accessibility of public spaces for people with disabilities, home environments remain full of obstacles. But... Read more »

Caught Twinning!

Summer may be coming to an end, but we have the perfect cure for those back-to-school blues—a countdown of homes that look just like some of our favorite summertime travel destinations!   1. THE HAMPTONS, NY Lookalike #1 takes us to The Preston House & Hotel in Riverhead, NY,... Read more »

Mirror, Mirror On The Wall

Which is the prettiest of them all? The days of boring medicine cabinet mirrors are long gone. Mirrors aren't just for checking if something's in your teeth; they can completely elevate a room's look without complicating the design with bold colors or busy patterns. We love how these... Read more »

Extra, Extra, Read All About It!

We’re feeling the magazine love a little extra this summer! Head to your nearest newsstand because Coats Homes is featured in not one, not two, but THREE major architecture and design publications this month: D Home, Elegant Home, and Luxe.   D HOME Three D Home feature stories in the... Read more »

The Benefits of Sustainable Building

What is a sustainable home? Simply put: a home built according to certain green construction practices and standards beyond the guidelines of normal construction. A few types of homes that meet or exceed green building standards include passive houses, climate-positive homes,... Read more »

The Process: Building Your Dream Team

Building a custom home takes a village. The number of roles to fill can seem daunting—each project requires a builder, architect, interior designer, landscape architect, and a very big family of subcontractors and vendors. So how do you assemble the perfect dream team to build your dream... Read more »

April Showers

We believe personal spaces require personal touches, and master bathrooms are no exception. So we're wrapping up the month of April with a look at some of our favorite Coats Homes custom showers! Which one takes the cake? You decide!   The main design elements are always the... Read more »

The Psychology of Color

Life is full of color. Design should be too! Colors heavily influences the mood of any space and understanding the psychology of color makes it easy to create just the feel you're looking for. Why not let some examples do the talking? Thank you to Arhaus for sharing their fantastic, informative... Read more »

Act for Justice

At Coats Homes, we are entrusted with the honor of building families' dream homes in some of Dallas' most beautiful neighborhoods. What an incredible privilege! But at the same time, we feel called to do more for our community.  It is our duty to “love our neighbors as... Read more »

Chevron or Herringbone?

Let's start with a question: is this floor's pattern chevron or herringbone?   If you said chevron, you got it right! The subtle variation between chevron and herringbone can be confusing, but it's easy to spot once you're familiar with the difference. Both patterns... Read more »