Home Building Guide
  • 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]

    5 Effective Duct and Vent Cleaning Tips for Homeowners

    Why is duct cleaning important? Duct cleaning is important for a number of reasons – it will make your HVAC system more efficient, it will improve the air quality in your home and it will make your home a nice environment to spend time in. Do you turn on your heating or air conditioning system and smell a strange odor? – That odor is most likely dust, dander, mold and mildew that builds up and settles on the floor of your duct system. When... [Continue Reading]

    5 Effective Home Cleaning Tips for Allergy and Asthma Sufferers

    If you’re someone who has allergy or asthma problems, you are certainly not alone. In fact, according to many published reports, one in five people in America battle with the allergy symptoms and one in 12 people suffer from asthma. This doesn’t mean that there aren’t effective things that you can do to make dealing with either diagnosis easier to bear. If you’d like some tips on how to keep the various rooms of your house free... [Continue Reading]

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    News

    County considers building code changes
    The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors reviewed some of the home construction changes Wednesday that would come with updated building codes.(Sat, 12 Jul 2014 15:12:16 GMT)

    Bay Area home builders struggle to keep up with demand
    Confronted with a shortage of land to build on in the Bay Area, housing developers are getting caught up in the same kinds of bidding wars that have frustrated home buyers.(Sat, 12 Jul 2014 00:28:53 GMT)

    Home construction lags in Wisconsin's largest metro areas
    Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.(Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:09:45 GMT)

    Eliot selectmen, residents discuss changes to growth ordinance
    Growth was the main topic at the Board of Selectmen meeting Thursday evening. Nancy Graham of North Berwick, owner of a lot on Pleasant Street, requested that the town hold a special town meeting to repeal the town's growth ordinance.(Fri, 11 Jul 2014 04:45:45 GMT)

    Building and housing shortage in France
    Looking back, the French first Consensus Conference on homelessness was held in Paris in November 2007, following the housing and homelessness' appearance in French headlines between 2005 and 2008 and a number of events.(Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:17:15 GMT)

    House Call: Dean Koontz
    Best-selling writer Dean Koontz, 69, is author of more than 100 books. His latest is "The City" .(Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:38:46 GMT)

    The top 5 ways to delight potential homebuyers
    Customer satisfaction and reviews are now the second most trusted source of brand information on the Internet, according to Nielsen Ratings.(Wed, 09 Jul 2014 19:19:29 GMT)

    What to consider when choosing land for building a house
    If you are to build these four, two-bedroom apartments as indicated in the artistic impression above and the plan on the left, there are certain aspects you need to consider before buying the land on which you plan to construct.(Wed, 09 Jul 2014 10:00:05 GMT)