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Building a Home? Why You Want Your Home to Have Steel Siding

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You have several options when choosing exterior siding for your new home. The most common choices are wood, vinyl, composite boards, and metal. Metal siding for homes commonly includes aluminum and steel.

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Home Building Design

for the week of: February 19

LANDSCAPE PLANNING

Working on your Landscaping Plan?

Assemble a bird-feeding area that can be viewed from mulitple points in your home.

A feeding area that can attract varieties of birds that will give you plenty of enjoyment, song and view.

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4 Things to Know Before Installing a Pool in Your Backyard

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Adding a pool to your backyard is a great investment. It typically adds to the value of your home, and it makes it easy to enjoy your outdoor living space. However, installing a pool is also a major investment. It takes a lot of money, yard space and energy. Here are a few things that you should know or consider before installing a pool in your backyard.

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Build a Home with a Staircase–You’ll Thank Yourself

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When designing a custom home, consider going with a multi-level masterpiece rather than a ranch home. While one-story designs are a great choice for anyone with mobility concerns, the fact is that there are some great benefits to houses with stairs. Even if you prefer single-story living, you’ll still thank yourself when you go with a home that has multiple levels.

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Built to Last: 4 Key Elements Your New Home Absolutely Needs

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When we are young, many of us had dreams of what our future home would look like. Perhaps you imagined a place that was lavish with secret tunnels and passageways. Now, there is technology and additions our young minds could not have possibly conceived. Read on to discover four key elements your custom home needs to have.

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Rural Living: Five Different DIY Home Fixes to Know

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People who buy and rent homes in rural locations often face many living challenges. Consider the following rural home problems and the do-it-yourself ways you can fix them yourself.

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Top Design Tips to Make Your Home Wheelchair Accessible

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Homes are not typically built for the disabled, and people who are new to the world of wheelchairs often learn this the hard way. Traditional homes present a range of challenges beyond just getting past the stairs out front. Counters may be too tall, cabinets too high, and windows out or reach. Here are some smart home renovation ideas that you can invest in to make a property more handicap-friendly and allow someone in a wheelchair to enjoy a more independent lifestyle.

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Installation and Benefits of Concreting Flooring!

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Hard materials were used to make patios such as concrete, stone or brick until the wooden decks became popular a decade ago. At present, all those having the wooden deck are replacing it with concrete flooring because they are tired of the rotting wood that needs to be fixed once in a couple of years.

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  • This book is specifically written for home construction. It is a helpful guide to protect you from unnecessary costs and hassles. Protect your investment.

  • Also contains important healthy building tips that will help you build a healthier house.  This is especially important information for those with allergies or other chronic illnesses.
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Check the market value of your home site and neighborhood. It is a report you should do annually to monitor your investment and tax position.

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Home Building Ideas and Home Construction Plans

Building your home? You have landed at the right place. Use our home building checklist to find home building plans, building lot location, house plans, home construction specs, contractors, construction project guides, tips, and just about everything to complete a home building decision.

We have segmented the home building process into 3 key areas where everything you need to build a home is within 1-2 clicks away:

  1. Phase 1: Start Your Home Construction by Getting Ideas
    Home building ideas come from house plans, architectural designs, view home building sites online, and review some key steps in designing a home. This phase includes a complete 7-step review of the home building process.

  2. Phase 2: Start Your Home Construction
    In this phase you will design the spec plan, review money saving tips, find and select a builder and negotiate the building contract so that you can arrange financing.

  3. Phase 3: Manage the Home Construction Project
    Now the fun begins (as well as the frustrations). Avoid costly errors and resolutions by learning project management techniques, working with the builder, making construction inspections, and finalize closing and payments.


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