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2024 Trends for New Build Homes


A new year invites new opportunities, and for you, that may be starting your new build home in El Paso. New builds are a great option for homeowners looking to add a bit of originality and creativity to their forever home. But before you get started on layouts or designs, take a look at some of these 2024 trends you may want to incorporate into your new builds.

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Eco-Friendly Materials

As the world embraces sustainability in everyday life, homeowners are looking for new ways to bring sustainable practices into their home designs. In 2024, homeowners are opting for eco-friendly materials to lower their carbon footprint and environmental impact. Materials such as reclaimed wood, bamboo, recycled metal, and low-volatile organic compound paints are popular in this field. They contribute to a greener planet and create healthier and cleaner homes for their occupants by improving indoor air quality.

Warm Color Palettes

Instead of leaning into sterile white walls or the over-done blues, introduce warm color palettes into your El Paso new build. Neutral hues such as warm browns, terracottas, and even soft greens are being used to create a more soothing and grounded environment. These colors mimic nature and serve as a versatile backdrop for various design elements like mid-century modern, retro, bohemian, and so much more. 

Expanding Backsplashes

Backsplashes were once a practical choice in kitchens, but now they’ve become a way to express creativity and give a kitchen a touch of character. Homeowners are moving away from traditional tiles, wallpapers, and plain white walls and embracing artistic backsplash designs. From intricate patterns to bold colors, backsplashes are becoming a new focal point for kitchens nationwide. You may even want to opt for handmade tiles to really make your El Paso new builds’ kitchen shine.

Mud-Laundry Rooms

If you’re looking for a more functional home, consider the integration of mudrooms and laundry rooms, or should we say, the mud-laundry room? The combination of these spaces is a game changer. It turns it into one multifunctional area that streamlines household chores while providing an organized entry point for families. 

Induction Cooktops and Islands

Thinking back to sustainable practices, homeowners are leaving the traditional gas-powered stove in the past and switching over to a new craze in the cooking communities. Induction cooktops offer energy-efficient and safety features with a sleek design to change how you cook in the kitchen. 

Similarly, homeowners are looking for new ways to increase counter space and optimize their new builds’ kitchen storage with larger islands. Oversized islands offer practical workspace while encouraging socialization in the kitchen.

Quality New Builds in El Paso

Winton Homes strives to provide El Paso homeowners with energy-efficient, smart-technology-compatible homes. We offer a range of new home builds, from semi-custom to fully custom, to bring your dream home to life. Call (915) 584-8629 to get started today!