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Why the Crystal Coast is an Excellent Place for Families

The Crystal Coast is a beautiful 85-mile stretch of North Carolina coastline. Naturally, the area is a popular vacation destination since it has a blend of outdoor activities, history, dining, and beautiful scenery, which create the perfect opportunity to create lifelong memories with the family. But did you know that the Crystal Coast is also […]

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Why You Should Build a Custom Home in 2022

If you’re thinking about moving, you have two options: buy an existing home or build a new one. There are pros and cons to each, but with an existing home, you’ll almost always have to make compromises. Finding a home that checks off all of your wish list items can be nearly impossible. Many people […]

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Detached Garage: Make it Multi-Functional

If you have the land, adding a detached garage can be a great place to store things like a riding mower, a boat, or extra cars. But as long as you’re building the garage, why not make the most of it and make it a multi-functional structure? Here are some ideas of how to use […]

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The Best Kitchen Layouts: Redesigning Your Kitchen

Does your kitchen layout work for you, or against you? What kind of kitchen layout will work best for you? If you are remodeling your kitchen, it’s an ideal time to change the layout. Here are some options to consider.

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Tips for Owning a Vacation Rental Home

For years you dreamed of owning a vacation home at the beach, maybe even in Emerald Isle, Atlantic Beach, or some other part of Carteret County. But now that you have one, you find you don’t use it as much as you thought you would. Why not rent it every now and then to make […]

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5 Things to Know About Building on the Coast

Building a home on the North Carolina coast is a dream come true. The fresh air, beautiful views, and easy access to endless beach days sound amazing. But before you get started, there are some things you should know about living near the ocean. Salt Air Means More Maintenance Salt is tough on siding, windows, […]

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Building A Home Gym That Works

Home gyms have exploded in popularity in the last year. Due to COVID lockdowns, many of us had to reluctantly give up our gym memberships.  While it was a challenge at first, working out at home has become a more convenient and just as effective option. If you have been considering installing a home gym, […]

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Laundry Rooms Where You’ll Want to Spend More Time

In most homes, the laundry room tends to be an afterthought, but they don’t have to be. Would creating a space that felt luxurious and serene while still being practical make your least favorite chore feel a little more doable? It doesn’t matter if your space is large or small, we have some ideas on […]

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4 Signs You Need a New Kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of every home. It’s where you spend the majority of your time (except when you’re sleeping), and where people gather during holidays and dinner parties. This space also represents the largest portion of your home’s value. It’s the first room you looked at when you bought the home, and the […]

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6 Mistakes to Avoid When Building Your Custom Home

Building a custom home can be a great way to get your dream home. You’ll get a home designed for you, to meet your needs and desires. C.O.D. Home Services has been remodeling and building homes on the Crystal Coast for many years, and will help you get a unique custom home. Read more: Why […]

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