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Save Money By Building an Energy Efficient Home

If you are not yet a homeowner and you are planning to build a new home from the bottom up, there are numerous techniques that you can use to make your home more energy friendly. New homeowners can reap many benefits through the construction of energy efficient homes. Factor in Climate The ideal energy efficient [...]
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Four Architectural Dream Home Designs

If you’re thinking about building your dream home, you may feel overwhelmed and unsure of exactly how to get started. You probably want your dream home to be an expression of something personal and meaningful, and you know that the process will require extensive time and effort when working with your architect. However, it can [...]
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Coastal Home Design

Living on the coast presents the utter beauty of living by the beach and experiencing rich sunrises and sunsets against constantly moving waves. The design that goes into the home should accommodate that same look and atmosphere. Budget Figuring out your budget is a great way to start. Work out what you need, what you [...]
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Custom Home Building: More Bang for Your Buck

The American dream: home ownership. For many people, having the home of their dreams is something they feel is “out of reach.” Too often, families settle for a home they “like” instead of a home they really love. Before Buying a Home When it comes time to purchase a home, many questions abound: How long [...]
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So You Want to Build Your Own Home?

Have you ever considered building your own home? If so, read this overview to learn all the steps from foundation & framing, to plumbing, drywall, finish & more
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Southern Living House Charm

Southern living homes are the ultimate in style, practicality and American architectural history. Learn more about Antebellum and Southern living house designs.
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Building a Screen Porch

Learn how to build your own screen porch in our step by step guide. You will enjoy being outdoors even when the bugs are thick and the weather may be hot.
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How Important Are Home Alarm Systems?

Keep your home and loved ones safe with a state-of-the-art home alarm system designed to prevent home intrusion and burglary and ensure personal safety.
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Cellulose Insulation Facts & Do-it-Yourself Guide

Homeowners have more choices than ever when deciding on the insulation for their homes. Plastic foams, rock wool, cellulose and even cotton insulation are readily available. Insulation materials come in many forms. They are sprayed, stapled, blown, nailed or simply laid in place. The choices can be difficult to sort through, but cellulose insulation is [...]
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Benefits of Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF)

Insulated or Insulating Concrete Forms (ICFs) give you all the benefits that have made concrete popular over the years. Concrete forms offer the same wind and fire resistance, but also offer an additional built in layers of foam insulation. Homes built with insulated concrete forms offer homeowners greater energy efficiency and less noise pollution from [...]