Contact Us
Greater Rochester Area Custom Home Building Blog

Upstate NY Home Building and Lifestyle Blog

Smart Home Features for Your Custom Home in 2024

Posted by John Graziose on Mon, Dec 4, 2023 @ 12:12 PM

While designing and planning your custom home, don’t forget to consider smart features that are designed to simplify your routines, make entertaining a breeze, and add a much-needed sense of security. Smart home features are available in every room of the home as well as outdoors. What smart features should you ask your designer about during your consultation and design meetings?

Read More

Topics: Home Design, Custom Home Features

The Top 2024 Trends for Your Custom Home

Posted by John Graziose on Wed, Nov 29, 2023 @ 12:11 PM

Choosing the features, finishes and appliances for your home is one of the most enjoyable parts of building a new home. Unfortunately, the process can also be a little overwhelming at times. Taking a look at the latest trends can provide a little inspiration and make your decisions easier. These seven trends are expected to be popular in the Rochester area in 2024.

Read More

Topics: Home Design, Home Building Tips

Building an Energy-Efficient New Home in Upstate NY

Posted by John Graziose on Wed, Oct 4, 2023 @ 09:10 AM

Building your sustainable custom home in Rochester, NY area or the Finger Lakes Area is more than just a dream realized. It also allows you to align your selections with existing tax credits. Luckily, current construction-related tax incentives favor green/energy-efficient options, which are popular with consumers for their low-environmental income. We're also one of the most trusted custom home builders in Ontario, where the incentives to build green is also embedded in tax incentives.

Read More

Topics: Building a New Home, Home Design, Home Building Tips

Featured Floor Plan - Madison Home Layout

Posted by John Graziose on Thu, Aug 10, 2023 @ 07:08 AM

In the picturesque expanse of Upstate New York, amidst the scenic backdrop of the Finger Lakes, lies a flourishing new community—Southgate Hills. Gerber Homes, renowned–among many things–for our meticulously designed home-building plans in the Greater Rochester, NY area, takes immense pride in unveiling the Madison floor plan, an exceptional offering in our portfolio of new home floor plans available in our coveted new community.

Read More

Topics: floor plans, Home Design

9 New Construction Home Upgrades That Are Totally Worth It

Posted by John Graziose on Tue, Jul 4, 2023 @ 08:07 AM

Welcome to the world of new construction home upgrades where we bring your dream home to life! If you're planning a custom home, get ready to take your living space to the next level. Gerber Homes is here to guide your exploration of a new world of custom possibilities, from drop zones that banish clutter to smart home upgrades that make life a breeze. Join us as we embark on a journey to discover the must-have features and splurges that are absolutely worthwhile.

Read More

Topics: Building a New Home, Home Design, Custom Home Features