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March 15, 2019

Light Bulbs: Little Details, Big Cost Differences

The type of light bulbs you use in your home can have a big impact on your energy costs each month.  Traditional incandescent light bulbs have been fading in place of more efficient products like compact fluorescent lights (CFL) and light emitting diodes (LED), but what’s the difference? Traditional Incandescent... Read More »


February 15, 2019

4 Home Features That Actually Pay for Themselves

When building a new home, there’s an endless list of potential features. It’s important to factor in the long-term costs associated with the features you choose.  This list shows you 4 of the home features that pay for themselves with energy savings over time. Smart Thermostat Whether it’s a Nest,... Read More »


January 25, 2019

Foggy Winter Windows May Have Nothing To Do With The Windows

  Each year when the temperature dips below zero, we inevitably receive warranty calls about faulty windows. Windows that were performing perfectly well are now covered in condensation. These homeowners don’t actually have a window problem, they have a humidity problem. The extreme cold air outside causes the window panes... Read More »


December 7, 2017

Using Pinterest to Build your Home

Pinterest is great for many things, but one thing that it’s really helpful for is creating a wish list for your dream home! If you plan on building a home, you’ll want to come up with a list of wants, needs and desires. Wants are things that you would like... Read More »


November 17, 2017

Focus on Energy

If you’re familiar with Cypress Homes, you’ve probably noticed that in descriptions of our homes, you will see “Focus on Energy home”, but you might find yourself wondering… What exactly is a Focus on Energy home and what does that mean? Or even more specific, what is Focus on Energy?... Read More »


November 10, 2017

Everyday Energy Saving Tips

New homeowners and old homeowners alike might not know all of the tricks to saving energy in the home. Energy saving not only helps you save money, it also helps the environment, too! This blog will provide a list of ways you can be conscious and live energy efficiently.  We... Read More »


October 26, 2017

Trending Colors: Gray

Whether you spell it “grey” or “gray”, the color is undoubtedly HOT! A lot of people, maybe even including yourself, might think or say that gray is a gloomy, depressing color. At Cypress Homes, we’d have to disagree! For the past year, we have been painting many rooms of multiple... Read More »


October 19, 2017

Monica’s Apartment

If you’ve seen the TV series Friends, you are aware of Monica’s envy-worthy apartment. It has so much character, a lot of mix-match furniture, decor and details that make it a very charming place. Fun fact: In the show, each character has lived in the apartment at one point. Of... Read More »


October 5, 2017

Finding the Perfect Homebuilder

There are many things you’ll want to think about before building a home. Two of the first questions you’ll want to ask yourself is “Where do I want to build my new home?” and “What kind of house do I want to build?”. Knowing where you want to build and what... Read More »


September 21, 2017

Hello Fall!

Tomorrow is officially the first day of Fall (September 22nd) and we want to make sure that your homes are entirely autumn-ified from the smell of fall to the look of fall, we’re here to help you out! The weather is cooling down and we’re going to show you ways... Read More »


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Throughout May, we’ve been asking the Cypress Homes Facebook Page followers their opinions on a range of interior design topics. If you follow us on... Read More »

On May 6, 2019 Mike Blank and other representatives from Cypress Homes toured the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in Neenah... Read More »

Here’s a great example of how someone can take one of our most popular designs and customize it to fit their style: custom curb appeal... Read More »