Ideas For Your New Home

It Begins With Planning: Three Big Things To Consider

Whether you are building your home from the ground up or working with a builder to customize a floor plan and finishes, there are three key things that can make the difference between moving into your dream house or feeling trapped in your worst nightmare.

Location, Location, Location

If you’re building a house, you need to become a top-notch researcher, because the most amazing home in the world will be significantly flawed if you put it in the wrong place. Know what your family needs...

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Once You've Met The Grill Of Your Dreams ...

Whether you enjoy slow-cooked barbecue on a Sunday afternoon or firing up the grill for quick weeknight dinners, having a properly equipped space and well-maintained grill makes backyard cooking more of a joy. These tools, cleaning tasks and tips will help make grilling more convenient and fun this year. Talk to your PATCO design/build team about planning the perfect outdoor kitchen!

Everyday Grill Maintenance

Before cooking, preheat grill and use grill brush to scrape grates.
Wipe up...

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Building A Healthier Home

One of the ways that PATCO differentiates itself from the competition is by offering customers ideas, products, and materials for building a healthier home. Having a home free from outside noise betters your chances for rest, promotes concentration, reduces irritability, and has been shown to have a positive impact on mental health. Properly designed lighting lowers body stress and eyestrain, improving learning and behavior. And, according to the American College of Allergy, Asthma &...

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BIG Deal Part Two

Part Two of Two:

In our blog of April 25th, we presented five of the 10 tips to consider in a home plan. This week we present the other five tips. 
 
#6 Study your present home. What works, what doesn't? Often what you're dissatisfied with is driving your decision to move, so those aspects should appear on your needs-wants-desires list.  
 
#7 Do the research. Touring builders' model and "for sale" homes is a great way to help you recognize design aspects you like as well as identify...

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