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New Home Options: Quartz Countertops

Posted by John Graziose on Wed, Apr 25, 2012 @ 13:04 PM

Model homes for sale Webster NYQuartz kitchen countertops, it’s all the rage, and with good reason.

Since I began house-hunting in the Spring, there have been a few things on my “Wish List.” And a few on my “Are Ya Kiddin’ Me?” List.

We’ve looked at some truly scary existing homes.  The one that comes to mind is the Ranch with the three huge dobermans. Their kennels took up the Living Room.  They had to. The pool table and cigar humidor were blocking the dining room and master bedroom.  I guess the homeowners were running late for the Open House, otherwise I’m sure the dead socks sitting on the bathroom sick would have been moved, right?  (It’s good to give people the benefit of the doubt, even if it’s way, way, out there…)

Most disturbing was the questionable and unidentifiable smell in the basement.  That one still haunts my dreams.

That was the last straw.  We decided to see what new home builders in the Rochester NY area had to offer.  That’s when we ran into Gerber Homes. It’s become one of those times you can look back and say “I made the right decision for a change.” I guess we’re not alone, look at what others are saying about Gerber Homes of Rochester NY.

So, with our “Are Ya Kiddin’ Me?” list a think of the past, I turned to my “Wish List.” Granite was one of the top 2 on the list.new homes Rochester NY

I fell in love with Granite.  I loved the colors, natural stone texture, and durability.  However, what I didn’t understand, was the upkeep.  We’ll keep that discussion for another time.

So here I was, gently caressing the Webster NY model home’s countertop, repeating “Ah, Granite…Ah, Granite…” over and over.  Lisa, the Gerber Homes’ sales rep caught me.  “Ah, actually, it’s Quartz.”

Quartz? It looks just like granite to me!  Here’s what HGTV has to say: “The new engineered material (Quartz)…mixes approximately 95 percent ground natural quartz with 5 percent polymer resins. The result is a super-hard, low-maintenance, natural stone-look countertop available in a dazzling array of colors.”

Quartz is practically indestructible.  It resists stains, and isn’t porous like other stone surfaces.  It can be cleaned with soap and water and still be about 99.9 percent bacteria free.

However, you really need to know how to install quartz, something Gerber Homes of Rochester NY does all the time.

New home builders Rochester NY 1These beautiful quartz countertops are just one of many upgrades in the Webster NY model home. And they look stunning with the Cherry Cabinets. Drop by and take a look through the model. Lisa West is an expert on all these things.  Give her a call at: (585) 329-1922 today!

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New Homes Webster NY

Posted by John Graziose on Thu, Apr 19, 2012 @ 13:04 PM

Home builders Rochester NY1It’s a little known secret that Webster NY is a fast growing community. I arrived about 20 years ago. All we had was farmland.  Nice, until you wanted something other than apples.

All that has changed.  Webster now has everything we need. Neighboring towns now come to us for shopping, work, hiking trails and beautiful vistas.

Minutes from Rt 104 and Wegmans, off Salt Road, and less than a mile from Lake Ontario, is Briarwood.  Gerber Homes’ Webster new homes community.

Lisa West is the rep for this Webster community of new homes. I first met her on my search for new home builders in Webster NY. Lisa is a gracious and knowledgeable person who loves helping people build their dream home.

I sat down with Lisa yesterday and found out a lot about Webster NY(Yes, the town I’ve lived in for 20 years.) For instance, I had no idea Webster NY was committed to preserving Green Space.  Here’s a quote from The Trust for Public Land: “The Town of Webster has proven itself a leader in land conservation in western New York.”

The Gerber Homes Webster community of Briarwood is the perfect example. 80% of their lots back up to Green Space with mature trees. Land that will remain untouched throughout any of our lifetimes.New Home Webster NY

This means you won’t be waving at your neighbors as you put on your jammies.  Your backyard will sport the occasional deer or bunny rabbit, but not another house.  Imagine, privacy.

With fall just around the corner, it’s the perfect time for a drive.  Just take Rt 104 to Salt Road. Go North to the Gerber Homes Briarwood sign. You can’t miss it.  It’s minutes from the expressway and everything else Webster has to offer.

Go through The Briarwood model home. I’ve included a few photos.  The new home in Webster NY is beautiful.  And it’s for sale!  If you’ve ever wanted an incredible new home, with all the upgrades, at the perfect price, and in the perfect location, go see Lisa West.

new homes Webster NY4Stop by anytime, Wednesday – Sunday, noon until 5pm.  Or call Lisa (585) 329-1922 for a private tour!

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