custom built homesThere’s a lot to think about when it comes to a custom built home. From the layout to the design and everything that comes in between, the features that you add to your custom built home are going to be with you as the years go by. And it’s you’re chance to get creative and add in some unique features that you won’t get if you purchase a preowned house.

Here are some of the features that you should consider adding to your new home.

Features For Your Custom Built Home

Custom shelves

There is no perfect time than as new homes are being built to add custom shelving. A properly placed custom shelves can become a room’s focal point such as a multimedia unit or bookshelves in the living room. Custom shelving can also serve various purposes.

Imagine the rooms where you need more storage. Then work with custom home builders Myrtle Beach to see if there are other custom options that you can add.

Deep pour basement

Among the biggest benefit of building new homes is being able to modify the smallest details that could have a significant impact. Case in point, the basement ceiling’s height. Whether or not you are having your basement finished, you should add a foot of additional height using a deep pour foundation that could help make the place feel more inviting and open. Just be sure to arrange the feature before the construction starts because your custom home builder needs to account for it right from the start.

Higher ceilings

Higher ceilings will make your home look and feel luxurious. There’s a huge difference between a 6’ ceiling and an 8’ ceiling.

Upstairs laundry room

Nobody wants to haul their laundry up and down the stairs. Having said that, why don’t you add an upstairs laundry room? It is convenient and makes doing the laundry less daunting.


Building new houses gives you an opportunity to get whatever you want to have in your home. You should consider adding a mudroom so that you’ll have a place where you can take off your muddy shoes or hang your coat.


You don’t have to share a closet if you don’t want to. When building your house, you can tell your custom home builder that you want to have your own closet, one that’s separate from the others in the house.

Cabinet lighting

In and under cabinet lighting is visually pleasing and very useful, too, especially in the kitchen. And although it is something that you could add in later by utilizing adhesive strip lighting, built in cabinet lighting are brighter and more appealing compared to their adhesive counterparts. Your options include standalone bulbs and LED strips, to name a few. You can wire them to the main switch so that you can switch the cabinet lighting on and off easily.

Heated floors

Radiant heated floors are increasing in popularity. They feature warming coils that run under the floorboards that could be turned on using a switch. They’re a wonderful addition to your bathroom and can warm up the flooring in the colder areas of the house.


Call Dawol Homes now and let our custom home builders know what features you want to be added to your custom built home.

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9404 Hwy 17 Bypass,
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
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Myrtle Beach, SC 29588

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