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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.

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Replacement WindowsWindow
Do you live in San Antonio and need new windows?
vinyl windows on home exterior
Replacement WindowsWindow
Which materials make the most energy efficient windows, cutting costs and creating a cozy home during winter?
sunroom floor to ceiling bow windows
Bay WindowsReplacement WindowsWindowBayInterior Designers and Decorating
From unusual shaped windows to bay-window reading nooks and light-filled sunrooms, the right window replacement will amplify your interior design.
Just like a single-family home, windows on high-rise residential buildings need to be replaced every so often. One big difference, though, is the cost. (Photo by Steven Jack)
Replacement WindowsApartment Living
Living in a Chicago high rise has its share of perks, but it when it comes to replacing your old windows navigating the process takes some know-how.
If you're selling your Illinois home in 2015, make sure to check the condition of your window and doors. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Grace M. of Chicago)
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Illinois' Residential Real Property Disclosure Act now will require sellers to list whether their home has material defects in the window and doors.