Home Building Guide
  • 5 Home Expenses Anyone Can Easily Reduce

    Home expenses can add up very quickly. From heating and cooling to the land line phone service, there are a lot of home expenses that seem to increase in price every month. Home owners can struggle to not only estimate what their home expenses will cost each month, but also how they will continue to afford these rising costs. This can create a lot of stress for any home owner and even lead a family into financial trouble. This is an easy issue to... [Continue Reading]

    Uncommon Ways to Inexpensively Stay Warm This Winter

    The cold temperatures of winter can be a lot for anyone to handle. Even more than the discomfort of going outside, it is the discomfort of having to spend more money to keep the house at a reasonable temperature. This can be enough to make someone want to pack up and move to the nearest warm-weather location, but there are some better alternatives. Home owners do not need to suffer in a cold house all winter, or be forced to pay high heating bills. ... [Continue Reading]

    4 Home Security Tips for Winter

    Home security is something that every home owner thinks about on a regular basis. Everyone wants to come home to a place that is secure and welcoming. This is not a trait that every home will have naturally, home owners need to work to make their home safe and secure year round. The winter season, especially, presents a lot of new security issues that home owners do not experience in any other season. Harsh winter temperatures, winter storms and... [Continue Reading]

    4 Splurges for the Entertainment Room

    Most families spend a majority of their time at home in the entertainment room. From family game night to a TV show binge, the entertainment room can provide the best family time all year long. Because of this, many families find the value in investing money in their entertainment room. Investing money in good entertainment room options allows families to spend better quality time together and have great entertainment for any guests who may arrive. ... [Continue Reading]

    Home Entertainment Options to Consider When Building a Home

    Building a new home is a very exciting process for anyone. There are so many options to consider and it seems like the possibilities are almost endless. Home builders can create a space that works best for all of their needs and gives them a home that they can be proud of. In the beginning of their planning process, home builders will be thinking about all the practical necessities that their home needs, but after those items are figured out, they... [Continue Reading]

    How to Clear a Clogged Bathtub Drain

    When you walk into your bathroom and turn on the faucet to either take a bath or a shower, all you’re really thinking about is how much you’re looking forward to standing under the warm water and getting clean. That is until you step out of it and realize that it’s taking a lot longer for the water to drain out than it normally does. When this is the case, it’s usually the indication of a clogged bathtub drain. Fortunately,... [Continue Reading]

    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]

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    Importance of timeframes when in your twilight years
    Since I introduced you to John over a year ago, he has continued to fight the good fight to ensure older people are not forgotten in the residential rebuild. I'd suggest we should add a sainthood to his QSM.(Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:58:24 GMT)

    Permission given for home in mother's garden
    A NURSE who wants to be close to her mother to be able to look after her has been given permission to build a home in her garden. Lesley Watkins applied for outline planning permission to build a house in the garden of her mother's cottage in Weobley .(Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:13:27 GMT)

    After Recession, Home-Remodeling Is Back On the Rise
    Wednesday's report on housing starts suggests a steady trend for construction. But new houses aren't the only support to economic growth.(Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:20:23 GMT)

    Housing Starts Fall In October As Building Permits Rise
    The pace of new residential housing construction slumped last month, dipping to 1.009 million units in October - down nearly 3% from September's total, the US Census Bureau reports. Newly issued building permits, on the other hand, perked up by nearly 5%, offering a brighter outlook for the near term.(Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:04:51 GMT)

    City Council denies neighbors' claims over home construction
    A saga over construction at a Normandy Drive home inched toward resolution Monday after the La Caada Flintridge City Council denied a neighbor's claim the homeowner misled the city while Planning Department staff accepted and disseminated inaccurate plans. Homeowners Steve and Michele Brown have been regular fixtures at council meetings past, where they've asserted their Normandy neighbor Jane Lee has purposely dragged her feet, abusing and ignoring La Caada's building permit process throughout.(Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:59:58 GMT)

    Transient tied to string of thefts at new-home building sites in Washington, Clackamas counties
    Police said Wednesday they've cracked open a series of burglaries and thefts at new-home construction sites across the metro area that have cost area home builders untold thousands of dollars during the past year. A 14-months-long investigation involving six police agencies so far has resulted in the arrest of just one suspect, but authorities anticipate there could be more.(Thu, 20 Nov 2014 03:49:57 GMT)

    Economic Report: Housing starts slip in October as apartment building slides
    A tumble in construction started on apartments led to slower pace of home building last month, according to government data released Wednesday. Housing starts fell 2.8% in October to an annualized pace of 1.01 million from 1.04 million in September, the U.S. Commerce Department reported.(Wed, 19 Nov 2014 23:33:11 GMT)

    Drinkers win bid to see Primrose Hill pub listed as 'asset of community value'
    Campaigners hoping to stop developers building a house in a popular pub garden have seen their bid to get the boozer listed as an "asset of community value" accepted by the council. On Monday, Camden Council agreed to calls from the Primrose Hill Community Association for The Albert in Primrose Hill to be added to the list.(Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:14:35 GMT)