Home Building Guide
  • Everything You Should Never Pour Down The Drain

    For most people, it seems like pouring any unwanted liquid down the drain is the easy, simple, and clean way of being done with it. However, many don’t consider the repercussions. Just like how what you eat and drink can affect your teeth and mouth, many liquids and objects can cause accelerated wear and tear, or even outright damage, in your plumbing as well as elsewhere in your water infrastructure. Keep this in mind as you dispose of the... [Continue Reading]

    How to Spot Hidden Water Damage

    Hidden water damage comes in many different forms and levels of severity, but it all amounts to the same thing: a homeowner’s nightmare. If you let hidden water damage go on too long, it will lead to serious and costly structural damage to your house. Water damage can come from a number of sources, including damaged or blocked gutters. There are several signs to look for when checking for hidden water damage -- it doesn’t have to remain... [Continue Reading]

    Investing in a New AC Unit?

    Warm climates, particularly Floridian ones, often require a little extra effort on the part of homeowners to remain cool and comfortable. According to the Orlando Sentinel, for example, the population in Florida only really began to take off once air conditioning became more available in the 1960s. Air conditioners lower the temperature to comfortable ranges that will be optimal for both your and your family’s health as elderly people and... [Continue Reading]

    How to Fall Asleep Fast

    Everyone wants it: the perfect night’s sleep. However, for some of us, falling asleep at night can feel like an unattainable dream. It could be that you have a sleep disorder, or you may just need an extra push to get you sleeping soundly. If you’re lying awake and desperately putting pressure on yourself to fall asleep, that could be a reason you can’t. Here are a few simple, yet essential, tips for falling asleep quickly and... [Continue Reading]

    Upgrade Your Home Without The Financial Stress

    Home improvement is a key part of modern life. After all, every homeowner wants a property that’s in great health. Moreover, building a homely environment will bring huge rewards for the entire family to enjoy. Making those upgrades ranks highly on most people’s agendas. Sadly, there’s one thing that holds many enthusiasts back. Money. But you can remove some of those financial strains by taking note of a few simple tricks and tips.... [Continue Reading]

    Preparing Your Outside Patio For Winter

    Every year, winter comes beckoning towards us like a missile. It affects everything in its path, leaving no trails of summer or fall behind. Yet, before winter has reached its pivotal height teeth chattering destruction, it's time to start thinking what elements of your home can be left outside and what needs to be stored away. After all, protecting your home’s outside features during winter results in them being healthier during the months of... [Continue Reading]

    Become a Home Improvement Expert in No Time With This Guide!

    So, you want to become a home improvement expert? You’re in the right place! Becoming an expert yourself can save you a lot of money over getting the professionals into complete jobs for you. Not only that, you develop new skills and get a whole new sense of satisfaction when completing a project. Read through this guide for some helpful tips: Start off Small No home improvement expert started off with huge projects and became a success. They... [Continue Reading]

    A Guide To A Healthy Bed

    The bedroom should be the most comfortable room in the house. After all, it is where you sleep and recharge your batteries. The last thing you think of when it comes to comfort, however, is your health. At least, health is the last thing you think of when it comes you your bed. And why would you? It is not like a bed can be healthy! In fact, there is such a thing as a healthy bed, and it plays a massive part in turning your bedroom into a haven. For... [Continue Reading]

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    Lake-Friendly Development Awards applications being accepted2 min ago
    For the 13th year in a row, Brainerd lakes area and statewide environmental organizations are joining together to publicly recognize homeowners, contractors and local units of government that have chosen to develop or redevelop their lakeshore or riverfront properties in full compliance with shoreland zoning ordinances and ecologically sustainable ... (more)(Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:43:10 GMT)

    Metro area home building off to fast start in 2016
    Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues.(Fri, 05 Feb 2016 19:48:41 GMT)

    Oklahoma City-area builders take ideas from New American Home
    Some attendees of the International Builders' Show last month in Las Vegas toured this Desert Contemporary-style house, the 33rd annual New American Home, in suburban Henderson, Nev. [PHOTO PROVIDED BY NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS] Most Oklahomans attending the International Builders' Show in Las Vegas binged on classes, presentations and aisle after aisle of booths, kiosks and displays, but a few strayed beyond the 500,000-square-foot show floor.(Fri, 05 Feb 2016 10:19:24 GMT)

    West Terra Projects contractor sues client over B.C.'s Grace Islet project
    Edmonton businessman Barry Slawsky hired West Terra Projects to build a house on Grace Islet, a small island just off Saltspring Island, B.C., in 2014, and sold the property to the province less than a year later. Edmonton businessman Barry Slawsky hired West Terra Projects to build a house on Grace Islet, a small island just off Saltspring Island, B.C., in 2014, and sold the property to the province less than a year later.(Thu, 04 Feb 2016 04:34:58 GMT)

    A real man is he who builds for his family - Mickie Wine
    Born Michael Mukwaya, a young brother of Bobi Wine, Mickie Wine is a local artiste behind songs such as Yanimba, his breakout hit with Eddy Kenzo. Other hits are Namata and Owakabi among others.(Wed, 03 Feb 2016 01:22:25 GMT)

    Dennis students leading Habitat for Humanity project
    Sixth and seventh grade students at Dennis Lab School are working with Habitat for Humanity to build a home for a local family in need. As part of their Project Based Learning program, the students decided to take on the challenge of fundraising, organizing, and building a home somewhere in the west end of Decatur.(Tue, 02 Feb 2016 20:41:45 GMT)

    Green homes in Houston said to be a priority for home builders
    Green building is said to account for roughly 30 percent of the nation's residential building sector. Recent survey findings from Dodge Data & Analytics indicate that percentage will rise in the years to come.(Mon, 01 Feb 2016 21:51:24 GMT)

    US construction spending hit 8-year-high in 2015
    In this Dec. 27, 2013 file photo, a builder works on the the roof of a new home under construction in Wilmette, Ill. U.S. homebuilders are feeling slightly less confident in their sales prospects heading into next year, even as their overall sales outlook remains favorable.(Mon, 01 Feb 2016 16:39:53 GMT)