The use of energy in our homes is inescapable, providing heating and electricity within the home. Traditionally, we have been reliant on fossil fuels such as coal, gas and oil to provide for our energy needs. Fossil fuels by nature are a finite resource and will eventually run-out. In addition […]
Contemporary Open Floor Plans When Building A Modern Home
When you are building a new home, you have many different options to choose from. Fortunately, there are plenty of different designs and styles out there to suit the needs of just about everyone. A contemporary open floor plan is one option that many people enjoy because it allows them […]
Reverse Living Floor Planning – What Is It and Is It Right For You?
Traditional architecture found throughout the home building industry typically provides two-story homes with the main living space on the first floor and the sleeping quarters on the second floor. However, a popular alternative to this floor plan has evolved that has become known as reverse living. Read on with me […]
Why Prefab Homes Are More Popular Than Ever
Prefab houses should not be classified as mobile homes. This is a common myth. As more people learn the truth about modern prefab homes, they are becoming more popular. These beautiful and customizable homes are affordable, environmentally friendly, and very easy to build. Prefabricated houses are homes that are built […]
What Are the Advantages of Working With a Small Home Builder?
When building a home, the advantages to large builders are well-documented. Big builders have “deep pockets.” They can exploit economies of scale, leveraging this into supply-chain influence and getting discounts on materials (ideally, passing these savings along to the buyer) as a result. But to acknowledge these facts without pointing […]
What Is Turn-Key Construction – Why It’s a Great Way to Build a Home
When a customer is looking for a stress-free way to build their new home, they will want to hire a contractor that offers “turn-key construction” to build their home & take care of all of the details. The customers responsibilities include: Procuring financing, finding the right property, choosing a floor […]
Building a Panelized Home – Pros & Cons of Building With Panelized Walls
Panelized framing walls can be a godsend. Or, they can be a pain in the butt. With a little forethought and planning, you can ensure that you experience the advantages. Most home builders use some form of panelization. Framers on site at a “stick-built” home, typically build the framework […]
Benefits of Building Muscle in a Home Gym – Working Out At Home To Develop Buff And Tuff Muscles
As you embark on the process of building muscle in your home gym, one matter you probably should probably ponder is a desirable location in your home that will most optimally facilitate the best workout. Even though some people immediately know that they have no desire to visit a commercial […]
Home Building Contractors – Why Do My Clients Hate Me?
Most Building Contractors I know get it wrong. They place their priorities on the project, rather than on their clients. Why is that? As simple as it seems to say that the customer comes first, in home building, it’s not an easy task. I can definitely empathize with the […]
Building Your Dream Home, Whose Opinion Matters?
Building a custom home for the first time is an extremely fun but challenging process that takes months to put together, before you actually see the end results. During the process from beginning to end, you will have opinions that are thrown at you that some people believe should be […]