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New Home: 3 Simple Ways To Expedite Post Build Clean-Up

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Your contractor called to let you know that the work is done. Your new house is complete. You might be thinking that itís time to move in, but things arenít the simple. The build may be done, but the post build cleanup has just begun. That cleanup process can take a long time, but there are some ways to speed that process along.

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Home Building Design

for the week of: October 08

PLANNING A CONSERVATORY

Fall time means cool sunny afternoons. 

It would be comforting to bring the Fall sunlight inside your own attached conservatory.

How about adding a conservatory to your home building plan:

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Working Drawings: A Map for Builders

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Working drawings are the structural drawings used as a reference or a guiding map for constructing buildings. Working drawings are used in all types of construction work as well as engineering and manufacturing work. These drawings are composed according to the requirements and industry standards to ensure all the dimensions and details are clearly understood. All the working drawings are done using standard conventions and units to rule out the possibility of any wrong interpretation of data.

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The Most In-Demand Features for Home Owners Today

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The housing market may be highly dynamic, but when it picks up a trend, it usually lasts for a long time. The same goes in terms of the features within a home. Some specifications are relatively new, while others have been around for years.

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Magnificent Mansions: 4 Home Building Tips for the Modern Family

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If your finances allow you the option of building your own home to raise your family instead of settling for what’s on the market, you have the chance to design your dream home. It doesn’t have to a spacious, elaborate mansion to feel like one. The right design choices and materials can make a statement and provide the luxury that’s right for you. Here are some tips for building a modern home with classic style.

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Summer Wonderland: Creating A Backyard Oasis

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When the summer heatwave arrives, most of us take the closets escape route towards a vacation. But what if you could relax without having to fly a thousand miles? What if you could relax in your own backyard, turned into a perfect relaxation zone? Believe it or not, no matter how small – your backyard can be transformed into a wonderful oasis with a little bit of effort and investment. This guide will try to walk you through some quick tips on how to create your own backyard oasis.

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Handyman’s Haven: 5 Reasons to Get a Tool Shed

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If you enjoy making your own home repairs or building items such as bookcases, then you probably own a lot of tools. By building a tool shed on your property, you will have a place to store these valuable items. To have a customized tool shed, make sure to hire a contractor for the construction process. Here are five reasons to have your own tool shed.

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5 Tips for Building a Home in an Earthquake-Prone Area

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Earthquakes can be quite devastating natural calamities. Nonetheless, this does not mean that you cannot equip yourself or the eventuality of potential tremors in your location. This preparation is best carried out during the construction stage of your home. Below are 5 tips that you could use when building a home in an earthquake-prone area.

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    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.

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    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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