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Best Boat Rentals On Lake Norman
06 Jul

Best Boat Rentals On Lake Norman

Are you heading to Lake Norman this summer for some fun on the water? Even if you don't have a boat yet, you'll still be able to enjoy the lake and everything it has to offer when you rent a boat on Lake Norman. Whether you choose to rent a boat on a daily or weekend basis, or you choose to join a boat club, you'll find plenty of boat rentals on Lake Norman. Bring a picnic to enjoy on the lake or grab a bite at one of the marinas for lunch.

 

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A Boaters Guide To Lake Norman
22 Jun

A Boaters Guide To Lake Norman

Even without owning a boat, you can have a great time on Lake Norman. Because of the size of the lake, it features many marinas, so you don't have to stick close to your home marina.

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9 Beautiful Bathroom Trends For 2017
08 Jun

9 Beautiful Bathroom Trends For 2017

Choose some trendy bathroom favorites for 2017 – and these bathroom trends will stay in style for more than a year. Instead of the boring white, make your bathroom trendy, unique and cozy.

 

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30 May

Kitchen Cabinetry Hardware: Jewelry For Kitchen

When it comes to picking jewels for the kitchen, you no longer have just a few choices. In fact, the amount of choices you have could drive you nuts -- in a good way -- because it makes it harder to choose the perfect bling.

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White Shaker Cabinets Leave Timeless Impression
23 Apr

White Shaker Cabinets Leave Timeless Impression

If you're ready to move to a new home and you chose Nest Homes, you get to design your own kitchen. The kitchen cabinets could make or break the functionality and style of your kitchen. No matter what size the kitchen is, you'll want it to look ...

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Shiplap! Shiplap! Shiplap!
23 Apr

Shiplap Wall Design Ideas For The Modern Home

When choosing the wall coverings for the inside of your new Nest Homes, you have many choices, including shiplap. What is shiplap? It's similar to tongue and groove, except shiplap uses a rabbet on the top and bottom of the board instead of a groove. The L-shaped rabbet allows the boards to overlap each other while still leaving a small space between the boards. This creates a wall with horizontal lines – or vertical, if you choose to go that way. The way the grooves fit together makes shiplap weatherproof.

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Top Landscaping Trends 2017
10 Apr

Top Landscaping Trends 2017

Now that you have a new Nest home, it's time to work on the landscaping. The top landscaping trends for 2017 include lots of greenery and low-maintenance gardens. These types of gardens are perfect for those who want a beautiful yard but don't have the time to work with it.

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Interior Design Lighting Trends For 2017
23 Mar

Interior Design Lighting Trends For 2017

When you contract a builder, such as Nest Homes, to build a new home, you may choose the colors, the lighting, the flooring and many other aspects of the home. This is great, but if you change your mind a few years later, you'll have to change those choices. With lighting, if you choose properly, you'll never have to change the lights unless you get sick of it if you choose a style that matches whatever you decide to do in your home. Pendant lights allow you many options for material, color and more, so you'll be able to choose something that goes with all different types of décor.  So, what are the Interior Design Lighting Trends For 2017?

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Getting Your Yard Ready For Spring
09 Mar

Getting Your Yard Ready For Spring

When you have Nest Homes build a new home for you, part of that is the landscaping, which should create a relaxing welcome to your home. Every spring, you'll need to get your yard – and landscaping – ready for the new growth season, so that it remains just as inviting as when it was first installed. Learn how to choose plants for your yard and tips for preparing your yard for spring, so that you keep that relaxing and inviting entry into your home.

 

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Preparing Your Home For Spring
27 Feb

Preparing Your Home For Spring

Over time, your home endures beatings by Mother Nature. Every spring, you should check your home to ensure that winter storms did not damage the landscaping and exterior of the home. Making these repairs and upgrades now will save you from costly headaches later on. Spring home preparation also helps you find potential issues such as ponding water near the house or in landscape areas where it shouldn't be ponding and other issues.

 

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Family Tiime
10 May

Why Spending Quality Time with Your Family is Important

Doing things that are important to a spouse or child sends a clear message of love. It also provides an opportunity to strengthen the emotional bond between family members.

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craftsman style kitchen
22 Mar

Craftsman Style Kitchens

The craftsman style kitchen has an interesting history that influences its design. The style started in the Arts and Crafts movement in late 19thcentury England as a response to the furniture being mass-produced during the time.

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Rustic Style Kitchen Design
08 Mar

Kitchen Design Tips: Rustic Style Kitchen

Rustic style kitchens use design features to evoke the warm and welcoming essence of the American countryside.

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how colors and lighting affects your mood
23 Feb

Using Natural Light and Color in Your Bathroom Remodel

All areas of your home should create a sanctuary for you to relax and enjoy life, while inspiring creativity and renewing your passions.

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home heating tips
09 Feb

Stay Warm This Winter with These Home Heating Tips

They say there's a time and a place for everything. Winter isn't the right time to hang thin, lacy curtains on your windows

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02 Feb

Update on Progress of Sisters Cove

The crew has been working hard through these winter months to bring this beautiful development on Lake Norman one step closer to completion.

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Restaurants in Mooresville
31 Jan

Great Restaurants Within 5 Miles of Sisters Cove

Residents of Sisters Cove are not only enjoying their lake front properties, they are also taking advantage of the many dining experiences close-by. In addition to being nestled in a beautiful area of Mooresville, NC, many of Lake Norman's new housing developments are located within five miles of great restaurants. Some of the Lake Norman restaurants can even be traveled to by boat, making lake front living that much more delightful.

 

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Shaker Style Kitchen
26 Jan

Shaker Style Kitchens

If you are looking for a kitchen design that is historically inspired while still containing all of your favorite modern amenities, the shaker style kitchen could be just the look you're going for. Traditional style kitchens like the shaker kitchen include simple and functional design which provides a period look that can still have a modern feel.

 

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