Blog - 'St. Augustine'

Why Build in Jacksonville?

Welcome to Jacksonville FL

Jacksonville for many reasons!! There are many reasons why people choose where they live; location, schools and prices, but Jacksonville has everything you are looking for. Jacksonville has a population just over 840,000 people which makes it the largest city in Florida. However, there is much more accessible than some smaller cities. Miami, the second […]

Bathing in Beauty: Your Maronda Home Spa Bath Retreat

Maronda Homes Spa Bath Retreats

Maronda Homes Spa Bath Retreats Creating a peaceful getaway doesn’t involving going on vacation anymore. The serenity of relaxing in your own spa style bathroom will bring your hard day’s work to a peaceful ending. As always, Maronda will do the work, while you relax in your own spa bath retreat. As many of our […]

The Twelve Days of MARONDA HOMES!!!

Tweleve Days of Maronda

More Like Twelve Maronda Homes With the Holidays Fast Approaching, we wanted to show just a small portion of what Maronda Has to offer. ·         The Hampton- The Hampton floor plan features at least 1,988 square feet of finished living space. The Hampton floor plan has 3 Bedrooms and 2 Full Baths that act as […]

Holidays with Waves

Holidays wih Waves

Holidays with Waves Whether you are standing in 6 inches or snow, or 6 inches of sand, the holidays are what you make of them.  Wonderful family memories come from holidays, special people and vacations.  So why not bring all those me memories together for the Holidays?? Holidays theme with a beachy  scene! If you […]

Concrete Blocks – Building Maronda Homes

Maronda Homes building with Block since 1972

Building with Block at Maronda Homes Block or wood, block or wood, block or wood??? The question comes up quite often when it comes to home building in the Florida Region. This is one of the basic and most common questions in building a home, but why is there such a dilemma? When you our […]

Building a Solid Foundation

Maronda Homes building with Block since 1972

Did you ever wonder why there are different types of foundations used in new home construction?  Or maybe, you never gave it any consideration, but is there really a difference?  There are two major types of foundations used in the Florida and South Georgia markets.  Since the local conditions in these areas preclude the feasibility […]

Are Residential Solar Rooftop Units the Future or Fad?

Photo Voltaic Panels

Installing Photo Voltaic Panels (solar cells) on the roof of a home here is Florida seems like a great idea.  We have plenty of Sunshine down here.  We are the Sunshine State after all and the peak electrical energy usage tends to be on Hot Sunny Days.  If you use Google’s Satellite view you see […]

Hurricane season is here again…Are you ready?


Now that hurricane season is here is Florida, it is time, once again to get prepared.  Below are some tips to being prepared for what experts are predicting will be a busy hurricane season in Florida! The following is a list of items to check in and around your home in preparation for storm season: […]

Why Aren’t all Homes Built to Withstand Tornadoes?

Recently I read a new article about Impact-Resistant Wall System for tornado and Hurricane Zones.   It was on Builder Online and written by Dan Morrison.  The article discussed the reasons why all homes aren’t built to resist strong winds where mother nature throws things like tornadoes and hurricanes at homes.  It’s very easy to look […]

Maronda’s Osprey Landing, going…going…almost Gone!

Maronda Homes’ prestigious new home community located in St. Augustine is selling fast.  This intimate community of only 69 home sites has been a very popular destination for retirees and families as well.  Osprey Landing offers peaceful country living with friendly neighbors that is also close to everything you need.  This community is located on […]