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Home Construction & Design


Building one's dream home starts with a plan, design, and budget.  Finding the right home builder to pull off the project is who another matter.  It's important to get multiple quotes from different home builders near you before signing anything.  Talk with local governments over zoning and other programs including possible rebates.  Always be sure to have the proper permits and insurance before starting any work.

Many folks work with planned developments so they are limited in certain styles or floorplan configurations, but custom home builders are able to produce home's from scratch with unique designs and elements that are envisioned by a professional architect.  An experienced home builder will be able to provide many details about the project and keep you informed throughout the process.

Sewer liner offers an affordable, non-invasive way to repair a leaking sewer line. (Photo by Steve C. Mitchell)
Sewer and Main Drains
Many of us are living in our homes longer and longer, while others are buying homes that are at least 25 years old, maybe 75 to 100 years old.
Don't assume that your insurance policy covers sewer pipe replacement. (Photo courtesy of John Ahrens)
Homeowners and Renters InsuranceSewer and Main Drains
Your homeowners insurance might not include sewer lines.
Outdoor sewer line
Sewer and Main Drains
Have slow drains, decreased pressure or flow of faucets, or a water bill spike? Learn the signs of a sewer problem.
plumber with camera in sewer pipe
Common Plumbing ProblemsPlumbersSewer and Main Drains
Several times a year, customers with clogged sewers find out someone else should foot the plumbing bill.
Installing septic tank with excavator at construction site. (Photo by Jupiterimages  )
Septic SystemsCommon Plumbing ProblemsSewer and Main Drains
Proper septic tank maintenance will keep your system functioning correctly, avoiding a costly new installation.