Viking Custom Homes builds luxury homes for people in the Frederick area and surrounding areas. From one of their many beautiful house plans, you can build the home of your dreams. While every home begins with a default plan, one can add details that can make it truly yours. Below are seven architectural details for custom homes to consider.
1. Recessed Lighting
Recessed lighting is becoming more popular in new construction homes and is practically standard today. This architectural detail takes the difficulty out of lighting your home. In the living room, kitchen, hallway, basement, etc., you’ll have overhead lighting where you need it without intruding into the space.
2. Specialty Trim
Specialty trim includes crown molding, ceiling molding, chair rails, paneling, and more. These details bring a new sense of class and luxury to any room. One can choose from different styles of trim as well, such as cove, dentil, and egg-and-dart.
3. Columns and Pilasters
Columns can help separate rooms either in entryways or in open layouts. Columns can be decorative or functional. Overall, they certainly add style. Pilasters are merely decorative but make a statement; they are 2D, textured versions of columns that plaster against walls.
4. Cove Lighting
Cove lighting is a hidden strip of lights, usually LED, that sits behind an architectural panel. The lighting strip can sit behind baseboards, in ceilings, or in, above, or below cabinetry. They are popular for lighting living rooms, kitchens, stairways, and more, lighting each space with a warm glow.
5. Built-in Furniture
If you are building a craftsman home, architectural details for custom homes you’d be interested in might include built-in furniture. This staple of the craftsman home interior is practical, stately, and beautiful, working well in mudrooms, home offices, living rooms, and libraries.
6. Custom Staircase
One architectural detail one cannot forget is the staircase. A grand entry staircase speaks of the craftsmanship of the home. A custom staircase can help improve traffic flow as well as feature stylistic touches.
Lastly, it doesn’t hurt to include a fireplace. Should the power ever go out in winter, you can stay warm. Few homes are totally homey without one. For more ideas on architectural details for custom homes, contact Viking Custom Homes.
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