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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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Keep the heat out of your home
A draft under a window (Photo by Andrey Popov / iStock / Getty Images Plus via Getty Images)
InsulationFront Door and Exterior Doors
If you have a few minutes to spare, you could save hundreds of dollars this year with a simple DIY
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InsulationBathroom RemodelingMold Removal and Remediation
Insulating your bathroom walls helps prevent mold and rot but can also save you money
Exposed fiberglass insulation in a home (Photo by Bilanol -
While adding new fiberglass to your home offers tons of "green" and money-saving benefits, DIY fiberglass insulation comes with health hazards
insulation piled outside a home
Is your home insulation the right R-value? Are you using the right type for the right room? Make sure you're using the right insulation for your home.