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Family Room Addition in Assonet, MA

Family Room Addition in Assonet, MA This already beautiful home in Assonet, MA just added a spacious family room addition! With two growing children – you can never have enough...

Breezeway Ideas

Looking for breezeway ideas to connect your garage and home?  These beautiful additions are sure to give you plenty of inspiration! This arched breezeway combines stone, wood and even has a cupola! An L-shaped breezeway connects the garage to a side entrance of this...

Green Home Building Tips

Green Home Building Tips Building a green home will save you money while saving energy and the environment! Consider incorporating these ideas into your new home for a more sustainable future! Home orientation – Depending on your climate you can use passive...

Garage and Mudroom Addition – Fairhaven, MA

Garage and Mudroom Addition – Fairhaven, MA This Fairhaven, MA family of 5 just got a garage and mudroom addition to add much needed indoor parking and living space! If you can believe it, this tiny, two bedroom, one bathroom Ranch was turned into a four bedroom, two...

In-Law Addition Ideas – Southcoast, MA

Looking for in-law addition ideas to prepare your home for long-term guests?  There are many options and configurations to consider. Here are some of our favorite ideas: Add a detached in-law suite to your property for ultimate privacy and independence for your loved...

Decking Material Options

There are many decking materials options to consider when building a new home or adding on to your existing home. The most popular decking options include composite, pressure treated and cedar. Composite decking is becoming increasingly popular because it is...

Mudroom Addition Ideas

A mudroom addition can have many purposes and uses depending on the needs of your family. Think about incorporating these mudroom addition ideas into your design! A built in desk and mail station is a great way to keep incoming and outgoing mail in order. Adding a...

Planning a Garage Addition

Planning a garage addition means you’ll have to do some research and make some decisions on how you plan to use the garage. Whether you are looking to keep dry, require more storage space, need room for a workshop or whatever your needs – a garage addition...

Universal Design Home Building

Universal design home building is becoming more prevalent in new construction and custom built homes.  Many people are choosing to build new homes that can accommodate all ages and physical requirements. Single floor living is a smart way to ensure you and your loved...

Custom Designed Screen Room – Wareham, MA

This custom designed screen room – Wareham, MA was a collaborative project between the countless ideas of the homeowners and the professionals here at CFH Builders! The result was this beautiful three season porch addition that the owners can enjoy without...

Protecting your Southcoast, MA Home

If you are heading out of town for the weekend or a month consider these tips for protecting your Southcoast, MA home from intruders.   Maintain Landscaping – Keep trees, hedges and landscaping well maintained to ensure burglars don’t have a place to hide. If you...

Energy Efficient Products for Your New Home

Energy efficient products for your new home can help you save money while making your home more sustainable. Consider these green products before you build your new home. Thermal windows will help you save money on energy bills in your new home. These windows usually...

Planning a Deck for Your New Home

Planning a deck for your new home is easy if you answer a few questions and follow a few steps to help guide you. Before you can start the process you must define your budget to get a realistic scope of the project. How will you use your deck? Think about how you will...

Choosing a Roof For a New Home

When building a new home the most exciting part is usually designing your kitchen, bathrooms and choosing wall colors. Home owners usually don’t get so enthusiastic when choosing a roof for a new home though! Think about it – the roof is your home’s best protection...

Choosing Siding for Your New Home

Choosing siding for your new home can be overwhelming with the plethora of options available. Quality siding will add value, style, curb appeal and security to your home. The most trusted and popular siding choices include natural wood siding, vinyl siding and fiber...

Choosing New Construction Windows

Choosing new construction windows is just one of the many decisions you will make while designing your new home. You can find the perfect window for you by determining your budget, style and use of the window. Budget Wood windows are approximately 25% more expensive...

How to Select a Home Builder

Building a new home is an exciting yet complex process that requires research and planning. Here are a few tips on how to select a home builder. Verify License and Insurance Hiring a licensed & insured professional is essential. Depending on the state, licensed...

Home Building Process

You’ve bought the perfect piece of land and you’re ready to build your dream home! Here is a step-by-step guide to help you understand the home building process. Step 1: Site Preparation Site prep includes clearing trees, rocks, debris and leveling out the site in...

Custom Home in South Dartmouth, MA

We were selected by design firm, McLaughlin & Buie Housewrights as the home builders for this lovely home. The original home (formerly known as the Louisa May Alcott house) was destroyed by a fire and the home had to be demolished and rebuilt. The exterior of the...

Dormer Additions: The 5 Styles

Here we have listed the 5 types of dormer additions. Dormers are a great way to add sunlight, head space and architectural details to your home.  Which type of dormer addition is best for your home?  Gable Dormer Peaked at the top with a roof that slopes downward Most...