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Building A New Home? 3 Areas You Need More Space Than You Think

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Building a brand new, comfortable home for your family is incredibly exciting, especially if you have been living in a small, cramped space for awhile. However, if you aren’t careful, you could end up creating a floor plan that doesn’t work as well for your daily life. Here are three areas where you may need more space than you think so you can have your floor plan adjusted before the first day of construction. Read More»

5 Remodeling Ideas That Make Aging In Place Easier

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If you’re thinking about aging in place in your current home, you’ve probably chosen to do so because you love living in this house and value the community and neighborhood connections you’ve made throughout the years. However, even though you probably find your home very comfortable in its current conditions, there are custom home remodeling options you should begin to consider now so they’ll be in place in the future. The following are just five of the many ways to customize your home to make aging in place as safe as comfortable as possible. Read More»

Rejuvenate Your Home's Front Porch

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Weathered boards, crumbling steps, and a loose railing can make your front porch both dangerous and unattractive. If you are discouraged by the lack of outdoor space that you have to enjoy the weather and would like to rejuvenate the porch so that it can safely be used to house some furnishings and decor, look into porch repair methods that can be used to affordably and methodically complete the upgrades. Read More»

Three Reasons Why Your Modern Home Design Needs Juliet Balconies

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Porches have long been a traditional factor in homes. From older homes with wrap-around porches to new homes with a front receiving porch and backyard for kids to play in, a porch is common for homes of most styles. If you are interested in building a modern home, and want to add more porch-like options, you should consider installing Juliet balconies in some of the rooms. Here are three reasons every modern home needs a Juliet balcony. Read More»

Avoiding Sewer Emergencies

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Transporting wastewater away from your home and property is one of the most important responsibilities that your plumbing system will have. Unfortunately, problems with disposing of wastewater can be extremely damaging and disruptive for your home. Yet, this is a threat that is often overlooked by homeowners when it comes to maintaining their property, which may leave them unprepared for this particular hazard. Have Slow Sewer Lines Pumped Immediately A slowing of the sewer line is one of the most common performance problems that a plumbing system can encounter. Read More»

Why Disabled Veterans Should Launch Their Own Construction Business

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When your military career comes to an end, it’s time to start thinking about what your future is going to bring. You’ll need a new career to pursue. As you start considering your path, one thing you should think about is how you can transition your military career into something that will make your future more successful. One way to do this is by starting a veteran-owned construction business. Here are a few reasons why you should consider this. Read More»

DIY Tips For Painting Your Old Cabinets

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Do you have cabinets in your home that are looking a bit outdated? If you’re tempted to rip out those cabinets and replace them with new ones, consider some DIY remodeling tips that can help get some new life out of your existing cabinets that have been stained. Here are some tips that will help you do it on your own. Prep It’s important that you remove the doors and hardware before you get started. Read More»

Home Remodeling Contractor Tips For Not Blowing Your Renovation Budget

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When it comes time to renovate one or more rooms in your home, your budget should be your absolute top priority. Before you start dreaming of all of the high-end designer finishes and appliances you can install in your home, first, you need to take a realistic look at your bank account. Once you know how much money you have to work with, then work backward to make a very detailed budget for the remodeling project. Read More»

Crash Trucks: A Guide To The Cushions Of Construction

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Nobody thinks of construction zones as “cushion-y.” However, there is one such piece of equipment that is often referred to as a “cowboy cushion” or a “crash cushion.” While these are all the same names for the same device, it really is not a cushion in the sense of something soft, squishy, or fluffy, either. Yet, it will save your life if you are working in a construction zone and the crash truck (which is another name for this same piece of equipment) absorbs the impact of a car that hits it. Read More»

Why Pre-Built Trusses Make Sense For Building A Barn

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Building a brand new barn is often the only option to make space for keeping your horses, cattle, or other livestock on a raw piece of rural land. While stick-framing techniques involving rafters were once the only option, today’s barn owners can choose to order pre-made trusses instead. These trusses make barn building much easier in many ways, regardless of the style or size of building you need to add to your property. Read More»