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Why “Mixed-Use” Is So Hot Right Now

Research three of Fitchburg’s newest developments and you’ll quickly find a common buzzword: Mixed-use. What exactly does “mixed-use” mean and why is it so popular with the south side of Madison? Mixed-use is a term used to describe communities designed for diverse functions. They usually combine commercial and residential development as well as single-family homes … Read More

5 Reasons Building New is Better

Full disclosure: I love building new houses. With that said… As a new home builder AND a custom remodeler, I know the first question many home buyers consider is, “Should I build a new home or buy an existing one?” While there are pros and cons for each, below is my list of the top … Read More

From Start To Finish

Want a feel for the new home construction process? Check out this 3 minute video¬†showing the process from start to finish. This home was built in the Madison, WI area and completed by Home Comfort Company in July 2010. A big thank you to our clients, Mike & Cathy, for allowing us to document the … Read More

Welcome Home – Swan Creek

It’s no secret that Home Comfort Company is a fan of the Not So Big House philosophy. One of our recent custom homes in the Swan Creek neighborhood is a perfect example of fitting more possibility into less square footage. At an efficient 1850 finished square feet it boasts 4 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms and … Read More

5 Things We Love About the Not-So-Big House

What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “Not-So-Big House”? While a Not-So-Big House might be small or affordable, it’s much more than that. The Not-So-Big House is actually a design philosophy – a revolution, really. It teaches that your home should be the best (rather than the biggest) that you can afford. Here … Read More

Dream Big…or Not-So-Big

Dream homes are certainly not a one-size-fits-all endeavor. They are a custom work of art that reflects the owner’s lifestyle. What speaks to you? Maybe it’s a spacious house with room to spread out or entertain. Perhaps it’s a charming cottage with inviting personality. Whatever your dream home looks like, Home Comfort Company can help … Read More

6 Trends We Love From The Madison Parade of Homes

1. Contemporary + Classic. We love the clean, simple feel. It makes us feel we can breathe and relax and focus on what really matters in our lives. We love things that last, that can move from room to room and generation to generation. 2. The In-Law Suite. We love this sign of a return … Read More

Seven Home Remodeling Mistakes

There’s no way to guarantee a hassle-free remodeling project. However, you can avoid the majority of hidden cost headaches by staying away from these seven home remodeling mistakes: 1. Sloth Neglect your homework. Start with an unrealistic budget. Or no budget at all. 2. Pride Try to do everything yourself. Homeowners who are surprised by … Read More

The House That Home Comfort Built

Want a feel for the new home construction process? Check out this 3 minute video¬†showing the process from start to finish. This home was built in the Madison, WI area and completed by Home Comfort Company in July 2010. A big thank you to our clients, Mike & Cathy, for allowing us to document the … Read More

Top 2011 Kitchen Trends and What They Reveal About Us

1. The live-in kitchen. The kitchen is being reinvented as a second living room where family hangs out, couples entertain and cooking is viewed as an art to be valued, enjoyed and shared. Appliances are camouflaged, tools are organized but accessible and the ambiance is inviting. 2. The green kitchen. Energy Star appliances are in. … Read More

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