Home Building Guide
  • 5 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Custom Home Builder

    Having a custom home built is an exciting prospect and it’s easy to miss some important steps. If you’re making an investment in a custom home, chances are you’ve taken your time coming to that decision and picking out the right piece of land to build on – now it’s time to find the right builder for the job. Picking the right builder can be the difference between a dream home and a nightmare, a great investment and a bad... [Continue Reading]

    How to Make Your Home and Business Less Costly to Run

    Running a home, and indeed a business, can be a costly endeavour. One of our biggest concerns in recent years is the advancing cost of our energy bills. If you have a home that is run using gas or electricity you will have seen the increasing price of living and many people are looking to offset this with alternative ways of saving those pennies. Here are some guidelines to making some much needed savings. Have an Energy Efficient Boiler System: All... [Continue Reading]

    5 Easy DIY Weekend Projects to Increase Your Home’s Value

    If you’re a homeowner and you’re ready to do a bit of upgrading, or you’re preparing to put your house on the market, it’s always a smart idea to do the kind of renovations that will not only improve the appearance of your home but will also increase your property value too. But if your budget or schedule is pretty tight and you’re wondering when you’ll be able to do these kinds of projects, the good news is that... [Continue Reading]

    5 Ways for Buyers to Negotiate Issues After a Home Inspection

    Once you’ve found a house you love, you’ve submitted an offer, and the seller has accepted, it’s time to go through a home inspection to ensure that you get what you’re paying for. Unfortunately, your home inspection may uncover some dark secrets lurking in the attic, behind the walls, and even down to the foundation of the structure. And when you come across major issues, you’re going to have to figure out who will deal... [Continue Reading]

    Air Leakage Detection and Sealing Tips for Homeowners

    If you were to ask a panel of energy experts to share with you some of the main reasons why people tend to spend more money than they should on energy costs, there is one thing that they are definitely going to have on their list: air leakage. Being that so many homes have small cracks and holes along their windowsills and doors and because some of them even have air coming out of their appliances, many individuals are wasting money without even... [Continue Reading]

    Simple and Effective Preventative Plumbing Maintenance Tips for Homeowners

    If there are two things that many people take for granted inside of their homes, it would have to be electricity and plumbing. That is until something goes wrong and turning on a light is not as simple as flicking a switch or plumbing leaks make it hard to take a shower or wash clothes. While both concerns are serious, over the course of the next few moments, you will learn some of the simple and effective ways to prevent plumbing issues from being a... [Continue Reading]

    New Heating and Cooling System Options for Homeowners

    Time marches on and so does technology. And advances in computer and mobile technology have impacted every industry, including home heating and air. In fact, there are scads of new HVAC system options available to homeowners interested in making their homes more comfortable, functional, and energy efficient. Whether you’re looking to raise your convenience level when it comes to heating and cooling your home, you’d like to cut your energy... [Continue Reading]

    5 Things Every New Homeowner Should Do to Start Conserving Energy at Home

    As a new homeowner you may be a little overwhelmed with everything that goes into managing your own household. For one thing, you now have a lot more expenses that renters don’t have to deal with, including property tax, homeowners insurance, and annual maintenance, just for example. But you also have to deal with some maintenance tasks. While you’ll probably want to hire a plumber to flush your water heater and snake your drains and an... [Continue Reading]

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    Clayton Homes, Americaa s Largest Home Builder, Qualifies for DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Program
    One of the test homes is the only manufactured home in the nation to qualify for the DOE Challenge Home Program.(Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:56:26 GMT)

    Homebuilding slows, sales jump in Oklahoma City area
    Brandon Waller of Affinity Homes shows the project home the company built at 1812 NE 27 Terrace in Moore for the Southwest Showcase of Homes.(Sun, 27 Jul 2014 05:54:09 GMT)

    Chico home building trending upward post-recession
    Construction continues on single-family homes, many of which have "Sold" signs in front, on East Eaton Road on Friday in Chico.(Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:49:46 GMT)

    Glenn Haege: MSU builds a greener campus we can learn from
    MSU's green building focus hasn't trickled down to residential home building You hear a lot about green building these days, but like most things in the area of energy conservation, it takes time for such an initiative to become a common practice.(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:35:05 GMT)

    Homebuilder shares dive on disappointing results, data
    Shares of homebuilders took a dive Thursday after two sector heavyweights missed profit forecasts, and as data showed that new home sales declined much more than expected.(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:06:30 GMT)

    U.S.: New Home Sales Down 8.1% in June
    Sales of new single-family houses fell 8.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 406,000 units in June, according to data released Thursday, July 24, 2014 by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:54:07 GMT)

    Marty Medin, fireman and fisherman
    Marty Medin, a fireman and 56-year West Marin resident known for his generosity and knack for fishing, died in Petaluma on July 9. He was 73. Marty was born in Seattle, Washington, in the early 1940s, to Dorothy Eldred, a Louisiana native who fastened rivets on the assembly line at a Boeing aircraft factory during World War II and later became a ... (more)(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:41:44 GMT)

    People on The Move in Kalamazoo -- July 24, 2014
    People on The Move announces the new title or working role of local people moving from one paid position to another.(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:30:03 GMT)