Ideas For Your New Home

Your NEW Home Is A Winner

Some people hate hand-me-downs; others like things with a history. When it comes to housing, new construction has a never-been-touched attraction, while existing homes have stories to tell. Buying a “used” home, you inherit years of wear and tear, and even some unwelcome “extras” - like worn carpets, hard to get rid of odors, out dated fixtures - all sorts of things that you’ll want to change (and that’s an extra expense). Your NEW home will be all about you from the very start....

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Hmmmm ... Toasty

Unless you really enjoy snow-related activities - or even if you do - winter in Maine can get pretty frigid. One of the small consolations to this seemingly endless season is the feeling of curling up in front of a nice fire on a cold winter’s evening.

According to, fireplaces are actually a very popular selling point for new home buyers, regardless of whether they’ll be used. They’re very aesthetically pleasing and the mantle is a great place to display family photos and...

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Working With The Flow Of Open Concept Design

PATCO offers many home styles that feature an open concept floor plan. This means that your living, dining, and kitchen space are one continuous area. Combined with the height of a cathedral ceiling, this mixed use area can look really dramatic! Planning the furniture and decor for each "zone" can be tricky. Since they're all within the same sight line, creating a cohesive and aesthetically pleasing flow is important. 

Don't be afraid to get creative with your furniture layout and...

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