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Tips to the Best Lawn and Garden this Summer

The sun's rays can be extremely harsh throughout the summer, and you want to be careful that your plants are protected. Here are some tips to have the best lawn and garden this summer.

DH Custom Homes Featured Lot in Creve Coeur

I am excited about the tremendous new opportunity DH Custom Homes is offering to build a custom home on an incredible ¾ acre home site in the Ladue School District. For Realtors or someone searching for the perfect custom home location, this property located at 22 Country Fair Lane in Creve Coeur, is an ideal home site.

Help Your Home Get Back in Shape

Spring showers might bring with it May flowers, but it can also bring with it some severe damage to your house. We all know after a bad hail storm to have our roof, and of course our cars, inspected for any damage. But do you know what other damage could have occurred and you might not think to check? 

A Special Cocktail for my Mom this Mother’s Day

Here’s a Mother’s Day cocktail recipe inspired by my mother to cheer yours (or you) because, let’s face it, as a mother, she could probably use a cocktail right now. My mom had a cocktail like this somewhere and loved it, so my husband recreated it for her. It’s a twist on the French 75. We call it Mom’s American 75.

What My Porch Has Taught Me About Mother’s Day

The front porch is a symbol of the close relationship with my mother and the relationship I hope to achieve with my daughter. We spend so much time on this porch that decorating and preparing it has become a project my mother and I work on together every year around Mother’s Day.

Build This, Not That- Renovation on a Budget

When renovating a home, not everyone can afford a McMansion. You can make a big impact on your house, even with a small budget. Here are some of our suggested remodel projects to have the biggest impact on your home’s value, and on your happiness.

 

Five Steps to Selecting a Homesite and Preparing to Build a Custom Home

Finding a lot that’s right for a custom home for you can be overwhelming and lot of people don’t really know where to start. Here are five steps and an example with figures to help you on your way.

Spring Planting in Missouri

I know it’s hard to believe with the freezing cold weather we’ve been experiencing over the past few weeks that spring is anywhere in sight. But, fear not, in a few days it will officially be spring! Something we look forward to all winter is getting outside and working in the yard. Here are some of our gardening tips to get you ready for spring planting.

 

Kick Condensation to the Curb!

We’ve had some bitterly cold temperatures in St. Louis recently. While it’s normal to notice a little frozen precipitation and condensation toward the bottom of your windows this time of year, excessive condensation could be a sign of another issue. It can be one that’s a little tricky to deal with. Here is some information Dennis Hayden of DH Custom Homes would give to his homeowners.   

 

Twice as Nice: A Repeat DH Client

We recently had previous clients contact us to build their second custom home with DH Custom Homes. We are honored and thrilled to be working with them again! They have challenged us to be creative, think outside of the box and create a truly terrific custom home. We are still in the early phases of construction but so far this home has been a great example of how a luxury, unique custom home can be designed from the imagination and needs of a homeowner in a matter of weeks and at an affordable price.

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