The How and Why of Interior Design

When it comes to home building, interior design, architecture, and decorating, there are different fee structures for everyone. It is important to understand how a fee structure works when considering taking on a home building or home improvement project. Erin Sander breaks down her interior design... Read more »

Keeping Modern with Smart Storage

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, our homes are about beauty AND function! So, when it comes to storage, we aren’t going to look the other way. In the latest episode of our extended video series on YouTube, Jen Coats spills all the secrets about how to be smart with... Read more »

Where to Splurge and Save

When taking on a home building or home improvement project, we all wish we had an unlimited budget to make our dream home come alive. However, an unlimited budget is not exactly realistic…at all. So, this leaves many people asking, “where should I splurge and where should I... Read more »

Traditional Materials on a Modern Home

As the saying goes, opposites attract, and that doesn’t stop at people or physics. In the latest episode of our video series, David Stocker discusses how he chose to use traditional materials to create a modern design on our Stonegate project. Shingles have historically been associated with... Read more »

When the Plans Change

If you have watched HGTV for any amount of time, you’re familiar with the fact that when building or renovating a home, some sort of setback seems inevitable. Setbacks aren’t just for reality TV, they happen! In the latest episode of our Coats Homes video series, Jamie Charles joins us... Read more »

Custom Build with Purpose

At Coats Homes, we prioritize building beautiful, functional homes. We never want a family to finish building their dream home and later find out that they only use half of it. When you have the opportunity to design and build your dream home, exactly as you like it though, the choices and... Read more »

The Style Rule of Fixtures

When it comes to fixtures, there are so many options to choose from! From brass to glass, it’s easy to make a stunning statement using unique hardware on your door handles, drawer pulls, and beyond. With any statement piece, however, it can be tempting to go overboard and lose consistency in... Read more »

Art Story: Count Your Blessings

What do you do when you have an entirely blank wall the size of a movie screen and nothing to put on it? You have a custom painted mural commissioned of course! Artist, Carolyn Daniel, joined us for another episode of our Coats Homes video series in which she and Ben discuss the inspiration behind... Read more »

Value in Interior Designers

The decision-making process is one of the biggest challenges of building a custom home. However, hiring an interior designer can be one of the best investments you make to help, not only create a beautiful home, but to ease the stress that comes with the process of so many decisions. A good... Read more »

Reality Vs. Reality TV

According to The Washington Post, “HGTV is the fourth-most-watched cable network in the United States, averaging more than 1.6 million viewers overall.” Reality TV is powerful because it can set trends and inspire people to do something that they wouldn’t have otherwise done. In... Read more »