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Ace of Space

Nov06_InspirationalThe Design Team, St. Cloud's custom home experts, prides ourselves on maximizing use of space. Modern homes are leaning more and more toward multi-functional areas, and The Design Team is on hand to help you get full potential out your square footage. How about some extra drawer space built into your stairs? Hidden cubbies in corners? The possibilities are endless. Got an idea you haven't seen before? The Design Team loves a challenge! We welcome your fresh new perspective and enjoy adding to our repertoire. Call The Design Team today for your free initial consultation. We can't wait to add form and function to your new home or remodel!

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Seeing Is Believing

Nov10_InspirationalThe Design Team, (St. Cloud, MN) knows seeing is believing. This is especially important when trying to visualize your custom build plan or remodel. Check out our newest interactive feature to help you get an accurate, detailed picture of your vision for your project. With our free interactive visualizer, The Design Team allows you the option to experiment with colors, textures & different materials right before your eyes, on any device, anytime! Call today for your free consultation and experience The Design Team difference!

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Still Time to Build This Year

HouseDrawings_TheDesignTeamBelieve it or not, there is still time to build your St. Cloud custom home this year! Even if you got off to a late start, you can still get started and make great progress on your St. Cloud, MN home planning and design. The Design Team can help you start building before the year is out.

Organize and Plan Ahead
Organization is key if you still want to start building or working on your St. Cloud additions and renovations this year. Know what you still need to get done and plan ahead for your fall or winter build. There will be many tasks to take care of if you still want to build this year but your dream home can be possible with some organization.

With The Design Team by your side, you can start building your home this year.

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Home Style of the Month - Half Timber / Tudor Style

This month at The Design Team (St Cloud MN) we are talking about the Half Timber or more commonly known as the Tudor Style home. The history of the Tudor style houses were built in England about 1550 during Queen Elizabeth’s time. The second story sometimes overhung the first floor to get more space in the second floor.

Characteristics of the Tudor style home include: b2ap3_thumbnail_Half-Timber-1.jpg

  • Large Sculptured Chimneys (Many)
  • Brick, Stucco and some Stone
  • Stucco Between Timbers is Called Nogging
  • Gable, Hip and Clipped Gable Type Roof
  • Casement Windows
  • Small Panes (Square or Diamonds)
  • 8/12 to 12/12
  • Half Timbers
  • 1 1/2 to 3 Stories
  • Some Eyebrow Type Windows
  • 9” to 12” Overhang
  • Some Leaded Glass Windows were used
  • Dormer Windows
  • Chimney Pots
  • 7 x 9 Garage Door
  • Arch Type Door (Many Panels)

If you’ve loved the Half Timber / Tudor Style home - the characteristics, the style, the charm - you are not alone. The Tudor style home is filled with characteristics making the home unique and beautiful - inside and out. The Design Team (St Cloud MN) has designed some great custom Tudor style homes in this area. If you are considering a Half Timber or Tudor style home for your next home, connect with us on must have features you won’t want to live without.

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