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February 03, 2014

10 Things to Consider when Building a New Home

There are so many things to think about when building a new home that it’s easy to get overwhelmed and to overlook small but important details. But don’t worry. We’re here to help! Daybreak is home to several home builders. There is something here for everyone! We took a tour of a Destination Homes Greenfield model […]

 
January 25, 2014

David Weekley Homes Recognized as 2013 Builder of the Year

  David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held homebuilder, has recently earned the 2013 Builder of the Year award by Professional Builder magazine, the homebuilding industry’s leading business publication. The award recognizes innovative home builders across the country whose ideas and business represent the best in home building. David Weekley Homes is a second-time recipient […]

January 20, 2014

Lake Homes that are so now....and then

   “Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.” Famed 19th Century designer William Morris was, to put it mildly, a stickler for the details. We’ve taken this older, more meticulous approach to form and function, and combined it with a fresh, almost whimsical sense […]

January 14, 2014

Making the Most of Small Spaces

Variety is the spice of life, and nowhere in Utah will you find a greater mix of fresh new home styles than in Daybreak. You can find everything from spacious estate homes to quaint town homes. The size of the home doesn’t matter as much as what you make of it. Making the most of your space […]

December 31, 2013

DIY Modern Look for a Traditional Family Home

Here in Daybreak there are so many home options. We offer everything from large single-family homes, to smaller starter homes, to town homes. We even have an active-adult community (55+)! And just like the variety of our home plans, our residents have so many different tastes and styles. Today we are excited to share the […]

 
December 03, 2013

How to Create a Light and Fun Space in your Basement

Gone are the days of dark, dingy basements. With today’s new homes in Utah, basements can be every bit as beautiful and comfortable as your main floor living space. All homes in Daybreak are Energy Star 3.0 certified which means the basements get an extra bit of insulation, and most builders offer 9′ basement ceilings as an option […]

November 05, 2013

Great DIY living spaces from Daybreak homeowners

EDITORS NOTE: The following is an installment in an occasional blog series by Daybreak resident Aly Brooks.  Aly is a local blogger and owner of  the event and social media management firm Entirely Eventful Day. You can  read more about her and her ideas on her blog by clicking the link provided. If you’ve visited Daybreak, chances […]

October 21, 2013

5 fabulous Halloween Porches

Editors Note: The following post was contributed by Daybreak resident Aly Brooks, part of an occasional series of posts from  our residents on various topics. Aly is also the owner of Entirely Eventful, an event planning and social media consulting company. You can read more from Aly on her blog.    Let’s face it, one of […]

 
May 10, 2013

HERS = MPG

Every new home in Daybreak is tested by a third-party energy rating firm using the Home Energy Rating System. Also known as HERS, this program was developed by the U.S. Department of Energy to help homebuyers make well-informed purchase decisions. You can think of HERS as the miles-per-gallon rating for a home — a way […]

 
May 10, 2013

Daybreak is Utah’s energy star

Daybreak is the only community in Utah to fully commit to the latest version of the EPA’s Energy Star efficiency standard. In fact, it was one of the first communities in the country to pilot the 3.0 standard. So exactly what is Energy Star 3.0? In short, it’s a big step forward. Since Daybreak’s opening […]

 
April 15, 2013

Spring is Here! Get Ready to Attend Daybreak's Garden Affair

Get tips and have a good time meeting your neighbors at the annual Garden Affair on Saturday, April 27th from 8am-1pm at the Daybreak Community Center.

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