National Moving Month

May is National Moving Month.  The end of the school year and the approach of summer makes it an ideal time for new beginnings.  It’s estimated that 35 million people will relocate this year. That statistic is made up of individual people and families, each with their own needs and ideas about what constitutes a dream home. Finding not only the right home, but the right community, is the first of the many challenges of moving. Home Styles Individual preferences aren’t limited to the architectural style of a home, but to its surroundings as well. Some enjoy gardening, while others prefer living in a community that provides grounds maintenance.  For parents of young children, the quality of the local schools and access to safe parks is a prime consideration.  For older...

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Warranty: Drywall

Drywall is an often overlooked part of maintaining your home's appearance and its value. Although Viera Builders homes are built to withstand the test of time, drywall can take a beating during harsh weather conditions. If you have children, your walls can take a beating with the constant bumps and scrapes, which is demanding on any grade of drywall. Also, drywall cracks, plaster cracks or nail pops over time. The good news is you can fix these problems quickly with a little effort. Here are some useful tips to help you repair and preserve your drywall while sustaining your home's appeal and value.

Repairing Drywall Cracks and Nail Pops

As your new home starts to settle, the surface on your interior walls and ceilings may start to crack and the drywall filler...

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The Perfect Mother’s Day Dinner

Mother's Day is just around the corner, and if you have a mother-figure in your life, you know you will want to celebrate her in the best way possible. One of the best ways to prepare the perfect Mother's Day dinner is to cater your plans to her interests and enjoyment. For some, this might mean going out to dinner, for others, it might mean a dinner at home, and maybe the mother in your life would appreciate something different or unexpected. Going Out On The Town If you know the mother in your life would love a night on the town, then this is a night to do it. Consider dressing up and heading to her favorite restaurant where you can spend quality time together. Maybe she has a love...

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5 Creative Ways To Display Family Photos

Family photos are easier to take and print than ever before, but the perennial problem of displaying them in an attractive way remains the same. Today's easy access to digital photography and on-demand photo printing means that families are generating stacks of cute photos per year, and there's only so much space for showing off the very best of them. Try one of these five creative ways to display your favorite family photos. One Big Frame Don't like the slightly cluttered look that can arise from hanging dozens of different frames on the same wall? Tie those photos together by placing them all in a grid or pattern and framing the piece together. It'll require specialty framing, but it's one of the best ways to display dozens or even hundreds of photos...

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Warranty: Paint

With your Viera Builders home, there are plenty of surfaces on the exterior and interior where paint has been applied and over time this will require maintenance and upkeep. To have a better understanding of what your home will need in the future it is important to understand what paint you have on your walls, the company that manufactured the paint, and the warranty that they provide. Here is an easy guide to the paint in your Viera Builders home. Warranty and Paint Company We build all Viera Builders homes with the high-quality paint made by Sherwin-Williams, and they have a 15-year limited warranty against product failure on their paint products. You can refer to your owner’s manual for more detailed information. One thing that we love about Sherwin-Williams is there commitment...

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