Building permits are mandatory for homeowners who are contemplating remodeling (minor or major) that may entail increasing their property’s footprint. Basically, the state and local authorities require these permits to ...

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Building Permit Cost: Everything You Need to Know

May 24, 2019

May 24, 2019

Living in a warm climate means year-round fun in the sun, but it also requires some robust cooling technology. All that extra heat and humidity will seep into your home, ...

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House Upgrades to Heat-Proof Your Home in Hot Weather

May 22, 2019

May 22, 2019

If you’re planning a building project, it can be a challenging task to decide which construction materials to use, especially when it comes to wood. For thousands of years, wood ...

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Glulam Beam vs Solid Beam: Choose the Best Wood for Your Project

May 05, 2019

May 5, 2019

Drywall is one of the most fundamental parts of your home and office interiors. So, whether you have planned new construction, home improvement, or repair work — chances are, you ...

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Types of Drywall: Choosing the Perfect One for Your Home

April 18, 2019

Apr 18, 2019

When it comes to building the foundation of your home, there are mainly two options — slab and crawl space. For most homeowners, crawl space structures were the first choice, ...

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Slab Vs Crawl Space Foundations: Key Differences & Attributes

April 11, 2019

Apr 11, 2019

Today, we have a plethora of options, common retrofitting methods to house elevation to fill a requirement or FPE (desired Flood Protection Elevation). A house when built needs to raise ...

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A Comprehensive Guide on House Elevation In 2019

April 04, 2019

Apr 4, 2019

Getting a home addition is always an exciting process. All house remodeling should be that way. It’s something new, and doing it will finally give you the opportunity to solve ...

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Planning A Home Addition? Here Are Some Things To Consider

March 25, 2019

Mar 25, 2019

Drywall is known by several names — sheetrock, rock, or wallboard and it forms an important aspect of your home. It comprises a material called gypsum board — a soft mineral ...

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Drywall Installation: A Step-by-step Manual

March 22, 2019

Mar 22, 2019

If you’re planning on building your own home, there are many steps you’ll need to take before construction begins. You may feel a strong temptation to take on the whole ...

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Build Your Own House: 6 Steps to Take Before Work Begins

February 02, 2019

Feb 2, 2019

Heritage properties are a tricky listing to own. Whether it’s a school, a church, a building, or a private property like a house, as an owner, you have an obligation ...

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Owning a Heritage Property? This is How You Should Take Care of It

January 27, 2019

Jan 27, 2019

Coming in on time and under budget when remodeling a home is an overwhelming task for the majority. In fact, there is an unwritten rule when it comes to home remodeling. The ...

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Home Remodeling: Coming In On Time and Under Budget

November 09, 2018

Nov 9, 2018

The time has come for the big renovation! While you’re probably deep in planning the new look of your house, there are some other things you should keep in mind. ...

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Renovation Safety: 5 Important Factors To Consider

October 23, 2018

Oct 23, 2018

Spend a weekend binge-watching your favorite home renovation show, and you’ll find a few ideas to try in your own home. As you watch the crew tear down a wall ...

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Why Renovating Your Home is Not What It Looks Like on TV

October 05, 2018

Oct 5, 2018

Home renovation is one of the most important occasions in home ownership.  As the house is not always in its tip-top condition, there are times when home improvement jobs are ...

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Essential Checklist for Homeowners after Home Renovation Process

September 26, 2018

Sep 26, 2018

Small improvement projects can play a significant role in making or breaking the house. Each year I take up an improvement project and work to improve the comfort and appearance ...

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5 Home Improvement Projects for Houses with Dogs

September 24, 2018

Sep 24, 2018

We all know how working on scaffolds can be really dangerous sometimes. You may take proper scaffolding safety precautions, but things can get out of hand if they’re not maintained ...

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Important Scaffolding Safety Tips and Tricks

September 17, 2018

Sep 17, 2018