Household Facts for National Trivia Day

Friday January 4, 2013

Housewarming Party

Did you know that the original housewarming party was literally a housewarming? Guests brought firewood as gifts and lit fires in all the fireplaces in the home. Obviously this warmed up the place for the family, but it was also believed to ward off evil spirits. Uninhabited homes were thought to attract roaming ghosts, so a new home would have to be rid of that bad energy before it could become a happy abode.

Red Doors

Do you know what it means when you see a red door?

Throughout history, a red front door has symbolized many things — the ancient Hebrews believed it would protect firstborn children from the angel of death; in the early days of America, it meant the home was a safe place for travelers to stop for the night. In Scotland, home owners paint their front door red when they pay off their mortgage. And according to Feng Shui, a red front door invites positive energy into a home.

The Savannah Master Suite

Did you know that the Master Suite of our Savannah Floor Plan is over 900 sq. ft.? The in-suite sitting area is over 11 by 13 feet, and two walk-in closets offer a combined storage space of nearly 200 sq. ft. The spa-sized master bath includes a garden tub, step-in shower, dual vanities, and separate water closet. There’s a reason we call it a Mini Mansion!

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