Home Building Guide
  • Property Improvements Will Get a Return

    One of the main things that got the UK economy moving out of recession was the property market, especially in the South East. London has always attracted foreign investment in property and when there was limited domestic demand, such foreign money was able to find bargains. Middle East money snapped up many units that had been part of the accommodation for Olympic athletes in 2012 and the potential profit that will be made is staggering. In times of... [Continue Reading]

    5 Bathroom Tile Cleaning and Maintenance Tips

    Most people don’t enjoy cleaning their bathrooms, even if they do feel a sense of accomplishment afterwards. And you may be especially averse to scrubbing bathroom tiles in order to remove the soap scum that seems to be glued to the surface. But if you want your bathroom to be clean, beautiful, and safe for family members and house guests, you really can’t avoid this unpleasant task forever. So here are just a few tips that will help you to... [Continue Reading]

    HVAC Maintenance Tips to Keep Home Allergens at Bay

    Many people suffer from indoor allergies. And when common culprits like dust, dander, mold, bacteria, and other particulates foul up the air in your home, you’ll know it thanks to the coughing, sneezing, wheezing, and other symptoms that accompany indoor air pollution. Of course, you have a fair measure of control over your indoor air quality. For example, you can remove known allergens by sending smokers outside, washing and grooming pets... [Continue Reading]

    5 Home Maintenance Expenses That Can Drain Your Wallet

    When you purchase a home, you try to calculate the costs as accurately as possible. This not only includes similar costs for rentals, although a mortgage replaces your rent and your utilities likely increase, but you also have to consider annual expenses like property tax and homeowner’s insurance. Luckily, these costs tend to be relatively static and easy to plan for. But you will also have to deal with maintenance costs. Some of them you can... [Continue Reading]

    How to Handle a Frozen AC System

    You might wonder how your AC unit can freeze when it’s busy pumping cold air into your home, but this issue is actually one of the most common concerns when it comes to air conditioners. And there are all kinds of things that can cause your evaporator coil to freeze. If dirt and debris are clogging your coils and restricting air flow, for example, you may end up with a frozen unit. This can also occur if you unit is running constantly, the blower... [Continue Reading]

    5 Digital Thermostat Programming Tips for Homeowners

    If you’ve been looking for a way to save a considerable amount of money on your annual energy costs, one thing that you might want to consider doing is investing in a digital thermostat. In fact, according to many energy experts, by making this one eco-friendly upgrade, you can save as much as 30-40 percent on your utility bills annually. Of course, in order to take full advantage of these kinds of savings, you need to do more than simply have... [Continue Reading]

    5 Home DIY Tips to Help Save Money

    When it comes to do-it-yourself projects or money-saving tips, there are a few things to keep in mind like estimating the costs. Look for inspiration through magazines, television shows and internet sears. By all means, have fun with it. If you are planning to do some repair work on your own, the chore may come across as just that – a chore. However, think of the sheer satisfaction achieved knowing you accomplished something with your own two... [Continue Reading]

    5 Easy and Effective Winterization Solutions for Your Home

    Although there are a lot of wonderful things that come with the winter season (including lots of snow and holiday cheer), if there’s one place where we prefer to remain warm and toasty at all times, it would have to be the inside of our homes. But sometimes, while trying to achieve that goal, it can be financially challenging. That’s because the more that we rely on our HVAC units, the bigger toll they take on our energy costs. Luckily,... [Continue Reading]

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    Ferguson breaks ground on new Newport News showroom
    Continued diversification of product offerings and a national resurgence in new home construction and renovations is driving Ferguson to move forward with a new and improved showroom. Contractors began clearing trees and brush on the future showroom site at its corporate campus along Jefferson Avenue late last week.(Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:56:00 GMT)

    Dearborn Puts $1,000-a-Month Bite on Languishing Contractors
    Weary of pokey builders, the Dearborn City Council is offering incentives for developers to finish their projects: a $1,000 fee for each month the project is extended beyond 12 months. The council recently voted, 4-1, to extend the fee to $1,000 from $25 for each month the project is extended, the Detroit Free Press reports.(Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:24:54 GMT)

    Nano Structures Limited Offers Durable and Customizable Home Building Services
    Home buyers looking for builders that offer high quality, environment friendly and affordable solutions find value in the offerings of . Over the years, the company has worked closely with some of the most experienced engineers and architects to create some of the most environmentally friendly prefabricated modular housing units that fit all kinds of lots.(Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:54:51 GMT)

    Remodeling? Why You Need a Residential Designer
    Many homeowners planning to remodel their kitchen or bathroom are often surprised when asked if they have plans for their project. When building a home addition, these plans become even more important.(Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:00:35 GMT)

    Tennessee man charged with stealing building funds
    A Tennessee man given $200,000 to build a house for a client has been charged with running off with the money. The Paris Post-Intelligencer reported that sheriff's deputies arrested 26-year-old Joshua L. Damesworth of Paris.(Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:57:39 GMT)

    Oklahoma City contractor faces charges on embezzlement
    "These charges offer a clear message: fraud will not be tolerated, and those who commit fraud against Oklahoma consumers will be held accountable," Attorney General Scott Pruitt said Monday in a news release. Pruitt's office began receiving complaints against Bandy in June, according to an investigator's affidavit.(Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:31:01 GMT)

    Haunted 'Sangerfield House' In Waterville ~ CNY Paranormal
    Sitting high on West Hill overlooking Waterville is one of the grandest and most haunted mansions in central New York, the Sanger Mansion. The Sangerfield House, also known as Sanger mansion was built in 1906 by Col.(Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:51:41 GMT)

    How to build a house - step one
    Who: We are a family of four: a writer , industrial scientist , lego engineer and destruction specialist . I don't have any building credentials and if you passed me on the street you'd be none the wiser because I haven't appeared on national TV.(Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:42:27 GMT)