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When our family quickly began outgrowing our home, my husband and I couldn't decide whether to add onto our current home or move into a larger one. One day, when we were checking the local area looking for "home for sale" signs, we saw a sign we couldn't take our eyes off -- there was a large plot of land for sale for a great price in a great location. We had never thought of building our own home before, but after a little research, we realized that it wasn't as costly as we thought, especially considering the great deal we got on the land. The entire process was a learning experience, but thankfully, the building team was very pleasant and helpful. We now love our new home, and I am excited to share our experience on our new blog. I also plan to post many planning and construction tips!

2 Cheap, Creative Ways To Insulate And Decorate Your Windows For The Winter Holidays

19 November 2014
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Since almost one-third of your heat flies out your windows, you may be looking for inexpensive ways to insulate them for cold days. However, you may also want to do so in a way that will add a decorative touch to your home, especially during the winter holidays. Below are two cheap, creative ways to both insulate and decorate your windows for the season. Newspaper Between Sheets Of Gift Wrap Read More …

Reduce Liability Risks On Your Commercial Property With A Gravel Stabilizing System

19 November 2014
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Do you own a commercial property? Are you worried the loose gravel in your landscape might cause a person to slip and fall, resulting in a liability claim? If so, consider installing a gravel stabilization system to make your paths and walkways safe for pedestrian traffic. What Is A Gravel Stabilization System? A gravel stabilization system is composed of interlocking strips of plastic that fit together over your paths or walkways. Read More …

Enhance The Looks Of Your Yard By Installing Colored Asphalt

19 November 2014
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Asphalt is a common material used for driveways, but it can also be used for other surfaces throughout your yard. What you may not know is you can actually get colored asphalt to use for any purpose you may have. While this may cost more, it will add more character to your yard, and here are four things you should know about colored asphalt. How It's Made Asphalt is generally black in color but tends to fade over time. Read More …

Installing A Skylight Without Leaks

19 November 2014
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Skylights are a wonderful way to get natural light into your home without worrying about your privacy. However, as with any hole in the surface of your roof, skylights have the potential to be the cause of leaks. The enjoyment of your skylight is going to be seriously hampered if you have to keep buckets under it to catch all the leaks. The secret to avoiding this is to install it right the first time. Read More …

4 Ways Your Old Windows Are Draining Your Wallet

19 November 2014
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Older windows may look nice and give a rustic charm to your home, but all of that comes with a price. Older windows are a money drain, and there are a number of ways in which they are costing you money, some you might not even think of. Untimely Fixes Unless you're in a brand new home, you aren't going to be set up with the perfect, most energy-efficient window situation. Read More …