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The Features & Benefits of a Tankless Water Heater

Categories: Helpful Tips & Information, Shaddock Homes | Posted: January 16, 2015 | Comments Off on The Features & Benefits of a Tankless Water Heater

Did you know that Shaddock Homes are all built with Rinnai Tankless Water Heaters?? This tankless technology is growing in interest because of many of it’s incredible features, and we are here to SHARE them with you today!

  • Endless Hot Water: This innovative technology creates an endless supply of hot water whenever and wherever it is needed! No longer worry about scheduling your water use. Rinnai tankless water heaters allow for simultaneous uses.
  • Maximum Efficiency & Energy Star Certified: Our tankless water heaters feature copper heat exchangers to provide maximum efficiency and meet the Energy Star standards by using up to 40% less energy than a traditional tank.
  • Save Energy: With a tankless water heater, you are no longer using energy to store and reheat water. The use of an electronic ignition means no standing pilot light constantly using energy.
  • Value: Installing a tankless water heater increase’s your home’s value with it’s premium technology, energy efficiency and and improved Home Energy Rating System (HERS) index score.
  • Size: About the size of a small suitcase, Rinnai’s tankless water heaters are easy to install on any wall, indoors or outdoors, and are also flexible to install in non-traditional spaces.
  • A Sustainable Choice: The tankless water heaters have a longer product lifespan compared to a traditional tank and all parts are recyclable, causing less waste in landfills. They also have lower CO2 emissions and contribute to cleaner air and a healthier environment.

Screen Shot 2015-01-16 at 10.47.55 AMRinnai Tankless Water Heaters really are a step into the future, and the next time you are thinking about rationing hot water between your large family, think about Shaddock Homes!

10 Ways to Connect

Categories: Helpful Tips & Information, Shaddock Homes | Posted: July 14, 2014 | Comments Off on 10 Ways to Connect

Check out these 10 ways to connect with Shaddock Homes:

1. Facebook: LIKE us on Facebook and get updated information about our communities along with fun facts and tips daily!

2. Twitter: FOLLOW us on Twitter and TWEET us your questions! We love hearing your feedback!

3. YouTube: SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel and check out our NEW community videos to get a glimpse inside Shaddock Homes.

4. Instagram: FOLLOW us on Instagram to see what we are up to daily!

5. LinkedIn: Check out our LINKEDIN to get even more industry information and updates on Shaddock Homes.

6. Pinterest: PIN your favorite looks from our models and get inspiration for your future Shaddock Home!

7. Google+: Our GOOGLE+ allows you to interact from your Google account and is always getting updated with cool ideas and new topics!

8. Houzz: Add us to your idea board on HOUZZ or ASK us design questions!

9. Blog: Make sure to check out our BLOG regularly, as we always announce exciting news and featured homes. You don’t want to miss out on that!!

10. Sales Centers: Our SALES Centers are open every day and visiting is a great way to learn more about Shaddock Homes! Check out our current locations below:

And, when in doubt, just give us a call at 972-526-7700, and we will be able to answer any questions you may have or direct you to the appropriate contact. We look forward to connecting with you!


Our Realtor Incentives

Categories: Helpful Tips & Information, Shaddock Homes | Posted: May 7, 2014 | Comments Off on Our Realtor Incentives

If you haven’t been to any of our recent realtor events, then you probably haven’t heard about our NEW realtor incentives for 2014. Check out our incentives below so that you are in the know!

As a realtor, if you close a house in 2014, you will receive 3% on your first home, 4% on your second and 5% on every closing thereafter! We have also introduced an Accelerated Commission Structure meaning if you closed a home in 2013, you will receive 4% on your first home closed in 2014, 4% on your second and 5% on every home closed thereafter!! You can receive up to 1% in relocation reimbursement AND advanced commission of up to 1 percent at roof stage!

We look forward to working with all of you, and if you are interested in seeing our available spec homes, click here.

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6 Useful Apps for Home Inspiration

Categories: Helpful Tips & Information, Shaddock Homes | Posted: April 9, 2014 | Comments Off on 6 Useful Apps for Home Inspiration

There are so many apps that are great for home inspiration that it can get overwhelming! Here are our pics for the top 6 useful apps for home inspiration and ideas.

Pinterest (Free)

Pinterest ButtonIf you are looking for inspiration, Pinterest should be your go-to app! Not only can you get ideas on home décor and design, but on any other category as well including food, fashion and DIY crafts! This app makes it easy to “Pin” something you like for later, saving it to your categorized boards. If you do not have an account, we urge you to try it out!

Houzz (Free)

Houzz ButtonWith over 200,000 high quality interior design images, Houzz is a one-top shope for inspiration! You have full access to photo libraries and can save images to your virtual idea books. The app also includes a directory of local professionals including designers, architects and contractors making it the perfect tool to use when building a new home!

ColorSmart by Behr (Free)

ColorSmart ButtonIf you are interested in painting a room in your house, but want to get an idea as to what it would look like, look no further than this app! With it, you are able to upload a photo of any room and the apply color to the walls.  The app can also create a color scheme for you based on the image you upload giving you ideas and suggestions you may not have considered before.

Home 3D ($6.99)

Screen Shot 2014-03-10 at 2.56.05 PMThis app allows you to visualize how your home will look! With it, you are able to move around floors and windows to match your space and set material on floors and walls. Being able to create a version of your home can make it easier to envision and you have the capability of emailing your floor plans once they have been created or saving them onto a Dropbox account.

Home Interior Layout Designer – Mark On Call ($2.99)

Mark on Call AppThis app is perfect for preventing measurement disasters! All you have to do is set a room’s square footage in the app and then enter the dimensions of what you want to fit in the space. You can simply drag it around the room to see where it fits best and you can even take pictures of finishes, fabrics and floorings and apply it to objects in the room. So the next time you are looking at purchasing a new sofa, this will be your go-to app!

Kids’ Rooms (Free)

Kids' Rooms ButtonLooking to decorate your child’s bedroom? Kids’ Rooms, created by Houzz, is the perfect app to get inspiration and ideas for kid-specific spaces! It categorizes room by age and includes baby, toddler, 4 – 10 and teens. It will even display specific items used and give you information on how to purchase them! This is the perfect app for redecorating those little ones’ spaces!

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