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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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Window Repair and RestorationWindowHandyman
To improve your home's energy efficiency, make sure your windows are sealed with the proper caulking.
Hurricane impact resistant window
Window Repair and RestorationWindow
As hurricane season approaches, it may be time to consider impact-resistant windows.
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Window Repair and RestorationWindow Treatments
With regular care and maintenance, your windows can be a fixture in your home for 20 years or more
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Basement WaterproofingWindow Repair and RestorationWindow
Scraping off rust is good, but addressing the underlying issue is key for prevention
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Water HeatersWater SoftenersWindow Repair and RestorationPlumbersFurnaces & Home Heating SystemsAir ConditioningLandscaper and Landscape DesignsGutter CleaningElectricianDIY MovingToilet Repair and Maintenance
Use this Angie’s List Homeowner’s Guide to tackle any home improvement project.