In Memory…

by Paul on December 19, 2014

Schumacher Homes is a family-oriented company; my parents, siblings, and extended family are all part of our corporate team. We pride ourselves in being involved not only with the company, but also with the lives of our employees, and are proud to say that we employ multiple members of several families – some are husbands and wives, some are parents and children, some are in-laws, and some are siblings. VERY family-oriented.

That being said, it is with a very heavy heart that I acknowledge the passing of one of our long-time employees, David Scot Murdock, Warranty Representative of our Ravenna division, who lost his valiant battle with cancer on December 17th at the age of 60. His father, Dave, is a retired Schumacher employee, and his brother, Broc, worked with Scot as a mason contractor in previous years. The entire Schumacher staff has been dealt a very crushing blow at a time of year which is centered around family. I ask for your thoughts and prayers for the Murdock and Schumacher families as we deal with this loss of one of our own.

Rest in peace, Scot…we’ll miss you.

scot

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Winter Solstice…

by Paul on December 19, 2014

There is nothing quite as silent as a peaceful, nighttime snowfall in the outdoors. A hush steals over the landscape as the snowflakes softly drift down from the sky. Many people view snow as a nuisance, a hazard, and an unwelcome winter visitor, but some people thoroughly enjoy its presence, and eagerly await the first snowfall.

The winter solstice falls on Sunday, December 21st; at this time, the Sun is directly over the Tropic of Capricorn, giving those of us in the northern hemisphere our fewest hours of daylight, as well as the first day of winter. Psychologically, winter-haters might breathe a sigh of relief - (“Now, the days will start getting longer!”) – although there are plenty of cold, snowy days to come.

For those who view winter as a time to hibernate and wait for spring, grab a blankie and a cup of hot cocoa, light a fire in the great room fireplace, and snuggle in for a movie or good book; there’s just something about a warm, crackling fire that cheers the heart as it wards off the chill. Or, if you’re one of those who loves a nice, long winter walk, bundle up and enjoy the snow – on the outside! Happy Winter!

 

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Custom One-Story Open House

December 12, 2014

You are invited to attend a custom Schumacher Homes open house tour at 29 Beaverdam Knoll in Asheville, NC on December 20th.  This home will be open from 2:00 PM through 4:00 PM and is a perfect example of custom home building.  The house is currently in the rough framing phase of construction, which will provide […]

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Greenville, SC Open House – Custom Beverly A

December 11, 2014

Join us at another construction open house on December 20th – the featured home is a custom Beverly A in the drywall phase of construction. This home features an upgraded exterior with Hardi siding and shake shingles in a Craftsman-style architecture, a fireplace in the great room, and a huge deck on the rear of the […]

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Earnhardt Collection™ Hummingbird Open House

December 10, 2014

A first floor owners’ suite home, the Earnhardt Collection™ Hummingbird, will be open for touring on December 20th from 1 PM through 4 PM. Located at 12315 County Road E in Wauseon, OH, this custom home is in the trim carpentry stage of construction. We promote these events to give our customer the opportunity to view […]

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Custom Open House Tour

December 9, 2014

If you aren’t familiar with Schumacher Homes, I’d like you to attend our construction open house on December 20th from 11:00 AM through 2:00 PM. The featured home is a great example of custom home building; it is in the rough framing stage of construction, at 158 Stump Sound Church Road, Holly Ridge, NC, just a […]

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Beat The Price Increase…

December 8, 2014

Here we are, at the end of yet another year! As 2014 winds down, expert economists forecast an increase in new construction starts for the coming new year. As usual, the law of supply and demand is causing an increase in construction materials; this prompts a price increase for Schumacher Homes, effective January 1st, 2015. […]

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Open Floor Plan Open House!

December 5, 2014

The Schumacher Homes Brooke floor plan is a three bedroom, two bath one-story floor plan design with an open layout. Our customers, whose home is the featured open house event on December 14th, made some custom revisions to make this home design even more open and accessible. That’s the advantage of custom home building – […]

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Custom Bellemeade Open House Tour

December 4, 2014

The Schumacher Homes Bellemeade is a gorgeous two story home with four bedrooms, each which has its own full bathroom; there is also a powder room for added convenience. The turned gables and steeply pitched roof architecture gives stunning curb appeal to this floor plan design. You are invited to attend a construction open house of […]

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Be Grateful…

December 3, 2014

We celebrated Thanksgiving less than a week ago, and the holiday shopping season is in full swing. Today is National Roof Over Your Head Day – a rather obscure holiday created as a reminder to be thankful for the things that you have. The focus is on the roof which shelters you and your home […]

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