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Outdoor Living Space Trends

Homeowners are spending more time than ever in their backyards and they are investing more in creating a relaxing and functional outdoor living space. Creating a space of your own can make an excellent addition to your dream home by giving you more space and an escape...

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Tips for Creating a Warm and Inviting Finished Basement

Turn your dark and dreary basement into a beautiful living space you will love! Finished basements can add quality living space to your home, especially when they are well planned and thought out. This area is great for an additional family room, rec room, play area,...

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Tips for Designing Your Dream Kitchen

It has been said that the kitchen is the heart of the home. It is where families and friends gather, family recipes are passed down, and every day moments become memories. This is why it is a top priority for many homeowners. When building a home with Rockford Homes,...

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Spring Home Maintenance Tips

Spring is just around the corner and after the long winter we’ve had in Central Ohio, it will be a welcome change. This is also the perfect time for a refresh for your home. Some routine maintenance can help keep your home in tip top shape and prevent problems down...

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Rockford’s Most Popular Floor Plans

If you are thinking about building a home, you have probably put some thought into the type of floor plan you want - ranch, two-story, or multilevel. You may already have a good idea of how many bedrooms and bathrooms you desire and know what other important features...

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How to Maximize Natural Light in Your Home

Winter in Central Ohio can get rather gloomy with cold grey days, snow, and reduced hours of daylight. Maximizing the natural lighting in your home can help improve your mood and give your home an airy and welcoming feel. Many floor plans and home designs lend...

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Home Design Trends for 2021

The experiences and challenges we faced in 2020 have changed so many aspects of our lives and our homes are no exception. The last-minute accommodations we made to work, learn, and find comfort in our homes will certainly change what our homes will look like in 2021....

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Tips for Moving During a Pandemic

Moving during a pandemic may pose challenges, but with today’s low-interest rates and continued housing demand, it can still be a great time to buy and sell a home in Central Ohio. If you are planning a move, there are a few extra steps you can take to make your move...

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5 Tips for Organizing Your Kitchen

Whether you love to cook or dread it, taking the time to organize the kitchen has benefits for everyone. A well thought out plan can help you be more efficient, make clean up easier, and help make cooking more enjoyable. If you are building a new home, now is a great...

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Best Holiday Light Displays 2020 in Central Ohio

We can all use a little holiday cheer this time of year and what better way to get in the spirit than by taking in some beautiful holiday light displays. You can find light displays all over the state of Ohio and many you can enjoy right from the comfort of your own...

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9 Home Projects for Winter

You may have already spent some time on home projects this year and for some, it’s become a full hobby. As winter approaches, it doesn’t mean that your home projects need to come to an end. There are plenty of items on the to-do list that can keep you busy throughout...

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Top 9 Central Ohio Neighborhoods

In recent years, the housing market has gotten red-hot in central Ohio. The average home price in the Columbus area rose 9% from 2017 to 2018 and houses are sitting on the market for half as long. Columbus is also the only large northern city to grow more than 10%...

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