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Surprise, surprise – Would you believe the majority of people that iVillage surveyed would rather scrub, wash, wax and dust than spend time with their mother-in-law?  It’s not like we don’t like our moms-by-marriage, but I guess we’d rather clean than hang out with them. Pretty disappointing news...
Yes, we’re back to another exhilarating home building topic.  If only we could talk about beautiful cabinets, counters and flooring all the time.  Sadly, there is a lot going on with your new home or renovation beyond those areas.  Not many Tampa home builders spend much thought on the underlayme...
Ok, maybe not today, since we have an 80% chance of rain, but every other Fall day is GREAT!  Seriously, what’s not to love?!  This really is the perfect time of year in the Tampa Bay area.  I'll concede that the leaves aren't going to be changing colors and dropping, but that always seemed overr...
Why is it that every time that I need to walk quietly, my floors squeak and pop?  It’s a question we get asked a lot.  Most Tampa homes have concrete foundations, so the squeaking tends to be a problem on the 2nd floor.  So what can a Tampa builder do to address this issue? First, what causes squ...
From time to time, we highlight our suppliers and sub-contractors in our blog.  Since AC systems are one of the largest users of energy in a home, we recently asked Paul Childers with Blair’s AC to give us his thoughts.  Here is what he had to say - There are a number of ways for Tampa home build...
I know that I need a swift kick in the butt from time to time, but I had no idea that there was a day dedicated to derrière punting.  Today is that day.  Face it, we all need it from time to time.  Think about all the goals and resolutions you set at the beginning of the year.  All the promises y...
Once again, thank you to everyone who has been part of our efforts during this past month’s Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month.  Thanks to the many people who visited the Javic Homes Facebook page and became fans, we have donated $270 to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  Thanks again for all...
With children back in school and families not overwhelmed by the holidays, October is the most popular time of year for homeowners to address their kitchens and baths.  Kitchen & Bath Month has been around for some time, so we felt it's a good time to share some of the trends that we are seeing i...
This month's Javic Homes newsletter is now available.   CLICK HERE or on the image below to access it.  As always, it contains updates on our upcoming Open Houses, our top blog post from the past month and the available lot report, which includes lots from the MLS, other home builders in Tampa an...


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