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Behind The Finish

Written by: Evan Bost    December 6th, 2018    Craftsmanship, Uncategorized, custom homes, interior design    No Comments

An extraordinary quality finish does not come inexpensively, and it’s not simply a matter of more talented tradesmen being paid more to execute the job. There are often layers of conscientious details that create the luxurious look and feel seen in quality custom homes. Many homeowners are surprised by the price that skilled tradesmen charge….

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Family Meets Growing Needs while building Custom Home in Raleigh

Written by: Evan Bost    March 17th, 2017    custom homes, interior design, Testimonial    No Comments

What does it mean to live in a truly custom home? For Tony and Lesley Biller and family the answer is not measured in the number of flooring options, window styles, or even plan revisions they reviewed throughout the process. Their story is much more impactful and intangible. The Billers initially met with Bost Custom…

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New Paradigms in Lighting

Written by: Bost Homes    July 22nd, 2016    Uncategorized, custom homes, residential construction, interior design, Home Improvement / DIY    No Comments

Contemporary lighting design of late has disruptively changed the way we can illuminate our homes. The rapid expansion of LED and fiber optic technology has unveiled new possibilities, allowing multiple layers and types of light sources to be placed where traditionally a unidimensional approach would have been the norm.

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Casa Lucca

Written by: Bost Homes    May 28th, 2007    construction, custom homes, residential construction, interior design    No Comments

Casa Lucca, Bost Custom Homes’ 7,871-square-foot lakeside estate home in Youngsville, has a large footprint. Fortunately, that footprint is green like its surrounding Hidden Lake community, developed in an ecologically sustainable manner by Crescent Communities with advice from Audubon International. During a recent visit to the stone-and-stucco Tuscan villa, builder Rex Bost pointed out several…

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The Meredith

Written by: Bost Homes    April 26th, 2007    green building, construction, architecture, custom homes, residential construction, interior design    No Comments

LIVING IN A GREEN HOME SHOULD MAKE EVERYONE FEEL GOOD, BUT A HEALTHY HOUSE IS A MUST FOR PERSONS WITH ASTHMA AND ALLERGIES.  That’s why building The Meredith, a 2001 Parade house in Durham’s Treyburn golf course community, was a labor of love for its builder, Michele Meyers, who started building green because of severe…

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Truly Tuscan – Casa Lucca The Showcase For A Cure Home

Written by: Bost Homes    April 23rd, 2007    green building, energy efficient home, construction, architecture, custom homes, residential construction, interior design    No Comments

By Kelly McCall Branson HIDDEN LAKE RETREAT The 2007 Showcase for a Cure home accomplishes its mission on so many dimensions. The Casa Lucca was designed as a showcase to increase awareness about blood-related cancers and to raise funds to aid in the research and treatment of these diseases. And this Hidden Lake waterfront Tuscan…

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Made To Order

Written by: Bost Homes    July 1st, 2005    construction, architecture, custom homes, residential construction, interior design, News & Observer    No Comments

News & Observer, By Christa Gala If you’ve got any age on you at all, you probably grew up in a home where you shared a bedroom with a sibling—or a bathroom at least. Maybe you remember being shushed during a phone call while the family watched television in the den. These days, however, some homeowners…

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California Comes To Cary

Written by: Bost Homes    November 19th, 2003    Innovative Solutions, interior design, New Homes and Ideas    No Comments

New Homes and Ideas The first thing that strikes you when you walk in to Lew and Billie’s Morrisville home is the captivating view from the two-story windows in the living room. Beyond the windows are a flagstone porch and a stand of pine trees overlooking a golf course. The open, airy, natural feeling extends throughout…

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Putting ‘Thought’ Into Houses

Written by: Bost Homes    July 20th, 1999    custom homes, residential construction, interior design, News & Observer    No Comments

The News & Observer, By Carlene Hempel In their 23 years of combined experience as real-estate brokers, Laura Bates and Joanna Scales have never had to sell a house quite like this. From the outside, the 6,200-square-foot, washed-brick traditional on Hidden Field Lane in New Hill looks like any other mansion. But open the front door,…

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Fine Details Make The Home

Written by: Bost Homes    August 26th, 1993    Innovative Solutions, interior design, News & Observer    No Comments

The News & Observer This magnificent former Parade home, custom built by Rex Bost in 1993, is masterful in design and detail. The flooring on both levels consists of ¾-inch red oak, imported Italian ceramic tile, or 12-inch marble. There is not a stitch of carpet! Corian countertops complement the finely crafted maple cabinetry in…

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