Ideas For Your New Home

Ideas To Dress Up The Smallest Room In Your Home

Your PATCO Design / Build team can introduce you to hundreds of products, features, and materials to make your private space truly special!  Modern bathroom design is often all about going minimalist with clean finishes for a spa-like feel. But sometimes the look ends up feeling clinical. To make sure your space feels just as inviting as the rest of your home, try some of these bathroom design tips to create a sense of warmth and personality while achieving spot-on style. 

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Ummmm .... Where's My Laundry Room?

Location, Location, Location
Laundry/mudrooms have fallen out of favor with most of today's buyers. After a long day, it's not very pleasant to open the door from the garage only to be greeted by piles of clothes, "It's like I'm starting my second job when I get home and find dirty clothes taking over the laundry/mudroom!" 

Direct Connection
If you haven't seen it before, the thought may have never occurred to you of having a direct connection between your master bedroom closet and your...

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How To Keep Your Cool No Matter What The Season

Keeping food fresh - while conserving energy - can bring a helpful boost to the strained food budget. Try these tips to minimize energy use and save money on groceries:

Fill the freezer, but give the fridge some air

The freezer works most efficiently when packed as full as possible. Need to fill in some space? Tuck extra ice for cold drinks or cold-packs for summer picnics into any empty space in the freezer.

A black-out bonus: full freezers keep food frozen longer if a power outage...

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Tone It Down For A Versatile, Elegant Look

Getting too focused on painting trends isn’t always a good thing, and can sometimes make you feel as though your options are limited to the “hot colors” of the year. The truth is the best colors you can choose for your home are the colors you love most, regardless of their popularity. With that said, knowing the current color trends can help supply a little needed inspiration now and then. If you’re planning a 2016 interior painting project, you likely are interested in the colors...

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