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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.

A red cellar door next to a window with a dog (Photo by Dwight Nadig/iStock/Getty Images Plus via Getty Images)
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A cellar door or “bulkhead door” offers easy outdoor access to your basement or crawl space
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"I'm looking for a contractor to install a pet door. What kind of company should I be looking for, and what should I expect out of the job?" —Angi member Hector Sosa
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Your exterior door needs the right protective coating to ensure it will endure.
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Thinking about replacing your entry door? Consider the following advice to make the process easier.
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Try these tips to fix a difficult door before you decide to replace it or make more permanent repairs.