Ideas For Your New Home

What's Your Style?

It might not come as a surprise, but many Northeastern states enjoy the Colonial look, most likely steering from the nation's heritage and first settlements. The region’s second most popular style would have to be the Ranch Style homes that sprung up with the population boom after the Industrial Revolution. Rounding out the top three for our region is the charming Cottage or Craftsman style.

Colonial Style - Regardless of the size of the home, Colonial style homes share several...

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Cuddle Up, Keep Warm, and Stay Safe!

Winter has finally blown into Maine! Fireplaces are a great way to relax with family on a cold  night, and wood-burning stoves can be an excellent source for heating your home, while saving you money on your heating bill. Fireplaces are a timeless, and ever popular upgrade for any new home. You can see all of the attractive mantle designs and other feature options at PATCO's New Home Personalization Studio. If you have, or are thinking of adding, a fireplace to your dream home, here...

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Top 3 Winter Home Building Myth

Do you think winter is a bad time of year to build your new home - especially in Maine? That's a common misconception that many people share. Time to do a little myth busting!

Myth #1 – Snow will delay new home construction

A Nor'easter will certainly slow progress on new home construction, but Maine crews are used to working in challenging conditions. Contractors say it’s actually a lot easier to tarp snow than to tarp rain to keep everything dry. Snow also acts as insulation to...

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