Most Popular Energy Efficient Home Design Features

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As our energy needs keep increasing, so do our home energy bills. With each family member owning several devices at least, it’s important for everyone to do their part to use energy more responsibly. Saving some money in the process is usually a very welcome benefit of migrating over to greener, more energy efficient home… Read more »

What is the Process of Building a Custom Home?

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A custom home is the ultimate luxury — it’s something everyone wants but few will ever realize. Building a custom home is also a journey, one that takes perseverance and a fair amount of time. The more you know about the process, the easier it will be to navigate, and the more patience you will… Read more »

FAQs for Delaware County Home Additions

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The winter months can be a great time to start thinking about additions and renovations to your home. Not only can an addition add to the attractiveness and enjoyment of your home, it can also add significant value to it. Below are some frequently asked questions about Delaware County home additions and renovations, covering issues… Read more »

New Construction in Media, PA – Come Build Your Dream Home!

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Welcome to The Hills at Garnet Ridge, a quiet cul-de-sac of five custom homes designed and built by Alan Mancill Builders. We have been building top-quality new construction in Media and the surrounding areas for the past 40 years, and our years of experience is visible in every custom home we build. This development is… Read more »

Ready for an Update? Tips for Your Bathroom Remodel Project

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Is it time to remodel your bathroom? Maybe your bathroom looks outdated, or you’re ready to relax in that sunken tub you’ve always wanted. Perhaps it needs more light, better wiring, or a complete makeover. Whatever the case, a bathroom remodel can be an exciting home improvement that makes your everyday life more enjoyable. A… Read more »

Why Hiring General Contractors Is Your Best Bet

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General contractors are sometimes viewed as optional when it comes time to doing renovations, additions, and even new construction. However, many homeowners who have tried to complete their projects without the help of a general contractor have struggled with getting the work approved by code inspectors, shoddy workmanship, multiple delays, scheduling problems, and many other… Read more »

Helpful Kitchen Remodeling Tips and Ideas

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A kitchen remodeling project has so many benefits! Besides the excitement of unveiling a new kitchen to your family and friends, it can add significant value to your home, make meal preparation easier and more enjoyable, and might even encourage a little bit more help for the cook! A modern and well-planned kitchen is one… Read more »

Adding a New Outdoor Living Space to Your Home

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Summer is in full swing, but it’s not too late to consider adding a new outdoor living space to your home. Not only will it be a place where you and your family can enjoy the sunshine and warmer temperatures of the season, but creating a new outdoor space adds to the curb appeal and… Read more »

Home Additions – What To Consider Before Building One

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There’s one thing that we never seem to have enough of: space. New babies, growing teenagers, more possessions – before we know it, these factors and more can crowd our lives and create the need for more space. However, buying a larger home is not always the path to take. Home additions are often a… Read more »

Simple Steps to Winterize Your Home

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Now that the temperatures are quickly dropping, it’s time to make sure your home is ready for the cold winter months. If you take care of a few simple yet invaluable tasks now to winterize your home, you won’t have to worry about being on a long waiting list for repairs in the midst of… Read more »