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Many of ICI Homes’ floor plans come with what’s known as flex space or a bonus room. Whatever you call it, the home buyer decides its ultimate function and those choices can be endless.
Home offices, kids’ playrooms, craft rooms and home theaters all are examples of what you can do with your own flex space. Its usage depends on your household, your seasons of life, and the lifestyles you lead.
So, what do you do when your flex space needs to make everyone happy?
You get creative. Here’re our tips to planning a flexible flex space.
Decide who’s using it
Maybe it’s a […]
When you build a new custom Florida home with ICI Homes, one of the things you’ll receive is a customized experience.
Yes, you’ll be able to choose your interior paint colors. And a floor plan that fits your household. You’ll have more information than you can absorb thanks to our fully stocked website, on-site brochures and friendly sales personnel.
Also know this: at ICI Homes, a customized experience means more than those basics.
Our method isn’t a maximum-units-moved-per-month pipeline. You won’t be stuck with a cookie-cutter home that looks like everyone else’s. Nor will you have trouble getting anyone associated with the […]
Moving to the Sunshine State and ready for a sunnier interior design than what’s in your current home?
Many people are! Lightening up and paring down are popular strategies for many new Florida homeowners. The living generally is more informal here compared to other North American locales, and many ICI Homes customers take that approach.
Our advice? Versatility is key when it comes to planning your new living area. These hacks show you how.
There are no rules…
It’s Florida. It’s a living space. Consider the easy, outdoorsy lifestyles inherent in a subtropical climate and plan accordingly.
Stiff, formal furniture might not be the […]
While shopping for a new home, we’ve probably all entered at least one stark, monochromatic kitchen that recalled our elementary-school cafeterias.
Even if you attended a hip elementary school with hip decor, its kitchen was likely faceless. Efficiency was the daily priority and plain white and stainless steel worked fine.
But why would you want that in your new custom Florida home?
We at ICI Homes think most of us don’t. Although to be clear, there’s nothing wrong with an all-white kitchen warmed with textured countertops, cabinet pulls, or an imaginative backsplash and signature lighting. That look’s an enduring classic for a […]
If you’re vacating your abode for a new custom Florida home, but the current one needs some decorative help before hitting the market, there are ways around this conundrum.
You might need to do some decluttering first. Then some thorough cleaning, especially if you have kids and pets.
Once you get past those two hurdles, however, don’t think your only option is to call a home-staging specialist. You already may own everything you need, and everything you don’t own is very affordable and easily acquired.
If this sounds intimidating, it’s not — even if you have zero interest or experience in interior […]