Home Building Guide
  • Is It Better to Rent or Buy Your Dream Beach Home?

    Owning a beach home is a dream for many people. While living in the city can certainly offer you access to amenities, and life in the burbs provides a lot of bang for your buck, you may be ready for something a little different. And a beach home can offer you the gorgeous views, lilting water sounds, wildlife sightings, and general ambience that you won’t find anywhere else, all in one neat package. The main downside, of course, is the cost. And... [Continue Reading]

    Horse Stable Design Tips for Equestrian Property Owners

    If you’re someone who owns horses and you have enough property to build some stables for them, you might be curious about the types of designs that will be attractive on your land and more importantly, suitable for your horses. That’s actually what this article is all about. So, before you look into hiring a contractor to start building a stable for you, we wanted to take out a moment and offer you a few suggestions on what you should... [Continue Reading]

    Should You Resurface or Remodel Your Swimming Pool?

    If you haven’t noticed – the weather is getting warmer. This means that the painfully long winter is over and it is time to enjoy some fun in the sun. It also means that you will be spending time in your swimming pool. But what happens when you pull back your pool cover and realize that your swimming pool suffered through the winter worse than you did? If this is the case, you are in a bit of a predicament, because now you have to make a... [Continue Reading]

    Tips For Those Planning to Self-Build

    In the modern technological world where things are constantly changing, evolving and trying to improve to become better, it seems like you can’t own a phone or a laptop for three months without it becoming obsolete. It seems like in the past few years the same rule of ‘newer is better’ seems to apply to houses as well. There has been a rise in popularity of buying run down old homes in ideal locations, demolishing them and then... [Continue Reading]

    Preparing for a Renovation

    When it comes to a large scale renovation of an important room in the house, such as a kitchen or bathroom, it is important to remember that you will not be able to use that room for the next few days or even weeks while renovations are taking place. It may seem like common sense, but in reality many people do not seem to realise how long full scale renovations actually take, particularly if you are making home improvements like knocking down or... [Continue Reading]

    Effective Ways to Keep Your Home Warm in Freezing Weather

    When it’s freezing outside, the last thing any of us want to do is come home to a house that is chilly too. Yet depending on the temperature outdoors and how tight our budget is, sometimes it can be a bit of a challenge figuring out how to stay nice and toasty without spending our entire paycheck in the process. Luckily, there are some effective ways to keep warm in bitterly cold weather; ways that can still keep some dollars in your pocket. If... [Continue Reading]

    Common Mistakes Homeowners Make With Their HVAC Systems

    When it’s burning up or freezing cold outside, one thing that we find ourselves being extremely thankful for is our HVAC system. After all, that is what helps to keep the rooms in our homes at a comfortable temperature all year-round. And since we’re pretty sure that you don’t want to go a day without being able to use your unit, it’s important to know about some of the common mistakes that homeowners tend to make; just so that... [Continue Reading]

    How to Reduce Heat Loss Through the Roof of Your Home

    Anyone who paid attention in science class in elementary school knows that heat rises, so it should come as no surprise that your roof is one of the primary areas in your home where the heat you pay for can escape into the outside air. Unfortunately, this can lead to reduced energy efficiency in your home, as well as rising utility bills. And if you do nothing to pinpoint or correct the problem, your costs only stand to increase. However, you can find... [Continue Reading]

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    News

    UPDATE 1-Shortage of developed land hits PulteGroup profit
    PulteGroup Inc, the No. 2 U.S. homebuilder, reported an 8 percent drop in first-quarter profit as a shortage of developed land constrained its ability to build more homes.(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:25:25 GMT)

    Bank of Utah Creates Construction Lending Department
    Ogden Bank of Utah has created a new construction lending department. Construction loan veteran Amber Wykstra will head the new department as vice president of residential construction lending.(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:20:53 GMT)

    Hands-on experience in building a house
    IT WAS a life-changing experience for 34 Universiti Putra Malaysia students when they were given the opportunity to build a wooden house for a resident in an orang asli settlement in Bukit Jenuk, Dengkil, recently.(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:07:06 GMT)

    Boy killed at site of new family home
    The boy is the second to be killed by a vehicle on a private driveway in South Auckland this month.(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:02:12 GMT)

    David Weekley Homes Announces Expansion to Chicago, Promotes John Morgan to Division President
    David Weekley Homes, the nation's largest privately-held home builder, announced today its entrance into Chicago, Illinois.(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:57:09 GMT)

    Parade of Homes house marks Wichita homebuildera s 50th anniversary
    It will be one of 53 builders showing 133 homes in Wichita and 11 other area cities over the next three weekends.(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:23:31 GMT)

    Dealing With Relationships, Timing, and Rejection in the Music Business
    My dear friend, who lives 1200 miles away, is one of the most prolific cold-call sales guys I know.(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:13:47 GMT)

    Sandy Recovery & Rebuilding Resource Night In Manasquan
    A "Sandy Recovery & Rebuilding Resource Night" will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Manasquan on Wednesday at 6 p.m. The event will be hosted by M.O.V.E. & Conover Beyer Associates Insurance.(Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:04:18 GMT)