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2017 First Internet Bank Home-A-Rama FAQs

We’re busy getting ready to host this year’s First Internet Bank Home-A-Rama at The Lakes at Grassy Branch in Westfield. In preparation, we have put together this list of FAQs that will be updated as the event nears. FAQs When is

Severe Weather Emergency Plan for Your Family

In Indiana, we’re no strangers to thunderstorms and heavy rain that can seemingly come out of nowhere. Severe weather can happen when you’re least expecting it, and though it might be scary to talk about with your family, it pays to

Tree Maintenance for Common Indiana Trees

What better way to customize the landscape for your new home than with trees? Trees come in all shapes and sizes, provide shade, privacy and are visually appealing. Even better, choosing trees native to Indiana benefits you and the environment.

Is Hardwood Easier to Maintain than Carpet?

hardwood and carpet in basement

If you are unsure about your choice for new flooring, and you feel like you don’t have enough information to make an informed decision about what is best for your home between hardwood floors and carpeted floors, then consider the

Summer Home Maintenance Checklist

power washing outside of home

Summer time means lazy days by the pool, vacations, lawn care and other outdoor activities. This time of year also means your home is being bombarded by the sun which can cause challenges for homeowners. At Langston Residential Development, we

10 Housewarming Gift Ideas

Simple Plant for Housewarming Gift

If you have recently purchased a new home, then make sure to have a fun housewarming party. Invite your friends, relatives and new neighbors so that you can give them a tour of your customized home. Make sure to invite

Family Fun in Westfield This Summer

Enjoying a Ride Through the Park

We’re so proud to call Westfield, Indiana home and even prouder to help create vibrant, desirable communities where families can thrive. There are so many family-friendly activities to do in Westfield, especially when the weather warms up. From parks to

Don’t Volcano Your Mulch – Unless You Want to Kill Your Trees

mulch volcano - piled too high

Part of keeping a neighborhood looking beautiful is maintaining the landscaping of common areas and residential properties. For many people this means mowing your lawn, keeping bushes trimmed, raking leaves and seasonal mulching. A fresh layer of mulch keep trees

Wide Lots and Parking in Residential Communities

Wide Lot Home 2

  Langston Residential Development Company has been building residential subdivisions for more than 35 years. With more than 1800 home sites created in 15 different subdivisions, Langston has extensive experience developing residential communities. One thing we have heard from builders and

Tips For Fighting Pond Scum

pond scum on banks

If you have a natural or retention pond near your property, you have probably had to deal with pond scum at one time or another. Pond scum forms when a buildup of nutrients from water runoff (particularly the phosphorus that