Home Building Guide
  • How to ensure that your Excavation is safe and secure

    The process of excavating a commercial site can be laborious, not to mention costly and potentially dangerous if it is not executed correctly. This remains a key part of launching a physical retail outlet or corporeal office, however, while it is also something that construction firms must learn how to do in a safe and compliant manner. Excavation is something the retail business owners must be particularly aware of, especially as they look to open new... [Continue Reading]

    Fabulous Changes That Will Make Your Home Better

    At some point, you’re going to need to make changes to the home. Many of these will be necessary changes. But some of them will be things you change purely due to personal preference. Have a think about the sorts of things you might want to change that will make the home better. Here is a list of some of the best changes you could make. All these will improve your property and make your life much easier. Home Security System When you’re... [Continue Reading]

    How To Turn Your Bedroom Into The Most Relaxing Place In Your House

    Image Credit The bedroom is somewhere we all go to when we want to switch off. Whether that’s to go to sleep, or just take a little time out from life doesn’t matter. The point is, it’s the only place we can call our sanctuary. With this in mind, we thought we would go through some awesome tips to help you turn your bedroom into the most relaxing place in your home. Let’s get started right away. Lighting There are two ways... [Continue Reading]

    Common Rookie Mistakes Made By First Time Comox Home Buyers

    There are a number of big decisions that a person will have to make in their life. Choosing where to live is among the most important things a person will have to figure out. There are usually a number of different options when it comes to buying a home in a particular area and finding the right one can be a bit difficult without the right guidance. There are many different mistakes that a first time home buyer can make during this process. Here are a... [Continue Reading]

    Incredible Changes That Would Benefit Your Property

    My home is my pride and joy, so I like to make changes to benefit it whenever I can. You should try to do the same with your home. Here are some of the most effective changes me and my boyfriend made to improve ours. Going Green I’ve always been a friend of the Earth. Or at least, I like to think I have. So I place a lot of value of green living. The good news is, there’s plenty you can do around the home to be more eco-friendly.... [Continue Reading]

    5 Steps To Redesign Your Home The Right Way

    Link To Image This year, a lot of people are going to start redesigning their home. This could be as complex as adding an extension or as simple as repainting some rooms. But redesigns are popular because we are human. We will never be completely satisfied with where we live and will always look for different improvements. If you are thinking about joining the crowds heading to DIY stores, here are the steps you should take to redesign the right... [Continue Reading]

    Buying To Let? Awesome Ways To Save A Fortune When You're Preparing To Rent

    Lots of landlords like to buy cheap properties to rent out. Sometimes a cheap property means you’re investing in a 'doer upper'. If your new property needs some work before you let it out, then you need to factor the cost of those works into your investment budget. Taking on the building and renovation work yourself could save you the cost of labour. Of course, even in a 'doer upper', there will be plenty of things that are salvageable.... [Continue Reading]

    What Your Rain Gutters Can Do for Your Foundation

    Rain gutters do a lot more than make your home look nice. They also play a large role in protecting your foundation. If you are looking for an easy way to renovate the exterior of your home, regularly cleaning and replacing your rain gutters when necessary is a cheap but worthwhile investment. Here are some of the various ways that rain gutters protect the foundation of your home. Stabilizes the Soil around Your House When rain gutters do not... [Continue Reading]

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    Racking Up Its 36th Technology Award, BuilderMT Wins a 2015 Constructech Vision 'Gold' Award
    BuilderMT , the widely-acknowledged market share leader in workflow management solutions for mid-market home builders, today announced that it has won its 36th technology award, a Gold Vision award from Constructech . Vision award for its work with Tim O'Brien Homes.(Wed, 02 Sep 2015 17:48:35 GMT)

    Turnstone Holdings LLC, the parent company of Turnstone Builders,...
    Turnstone Holdings LLC, the parent company of Turnstone Builders, announces a significant reorganization of its businesses. The company's core custom home construction and renovation operations will now operate under the name Turnstone Custom Homes.(Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:03:57 GMT)

    Home builders in the Twin Cities score an August uptick
    A raft of planned new apartment buildings helped boost homebuilding in the Twin Cities metro this month. During August, 470 permits to build 739 units were issued during the four-week period ending August 27, according to data gathered by the Keystone Report for the Builders Association of the Twin Cities .(Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:53:47 GMT)

    Where did all the construction workers go? Florida builders can't find them
    Skilled construction workers are in short supply in Florida, where builders are having a tough time filling jobs as demand for development climbs. One builder called it an "epidemic."(Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:23:19 GMT)

    Local builder makes 2015 list of fastest growing companies
    Eustis-based Kevco Builders, a custom home-builder and remodeler, has been ranked number 1908 on the 2015 Inc. Magazine's list of the 5,000 fastest-growing companies, marking Kevco's first appearance on the listing. According to Inc.'s ranking, Kevco's three-year growth rate of 207 percent out-paced the average 143 percent growth rate in the construction category as a whole.(Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:57:52 GMT)

    Calls for policy changes to encourage new home building
    Property Institute of New Zealand Chief Executive, Ashley Church, has welcomed statements, by the Reserve Bank, acknowledging that more rapid progress in producing new housing is needed in order to get on top of the Auckland housing issue - but says that the measures being implemented by the Bank, to address the issue, continue to be misguided. Earlier this week Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Grant Spencer addressed the Northern Club in Auckland and acknowledged the need for 'rapid progress' in the construction of new housing in Auckland - something Mr Church believes represents a change in policy by the Reserve Bank.(Thu, 27 Aug 2015 03:17:51 GMT)

    A Minto retrospective
    As The Minto Group celebrates its diamond anniversary, there's no better time to reflect on the company's impressive history. Through humble beginnings, Minto has grown to become an authority on home building and sustainability - and while it has changed considerably since the early days , one thing has always remained the same: Minto's commitment to creating better places.(Wed, 26 Aug 2015 23:00:55 GMT)

    Howa s the market? Building your home
    Purchasing a to-be-built home is completely different from buying an existing home. When building your own home, whether it's customizing a spec home or creating a custom home from scratch, you can avoid expensive misunderstandings by asking your contractor some key questions up front.(Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:36:17 GMT)