Home Building Guide
  • 5 Things to Consider When Hiring a Concrete Driveway Contractor

    Concrete driveways are strong, durable, and affordable, which is why they tend to be the first choice for homeowners looking to create a utilitarian pathway that takes their cars from the street to the garage on the property. In addition, concrete is endlessly customizable thanks to options for dying and stamping that allow homeowners to create almost any look they crave. If, for example, you want the look of cobblestones, you can have it for a lot... [Continue Reading]

    Building Vs Buying a Home - Which Is Best?

    Fr0ggy33 People usually fall into one of three camps when it comes to housing; buyers, builders, or renters. Which category a person or family falls into may be dependent on their financial situation. Most of those with no savings and a small income will find themselves in a rented home. There is nothing wrong with that. Indeed, renting has many benefits over owning property. We are going to take a look today, at whether it is better to build a home... [Continue Reading]

    What is the best way to arrange bathroom furniture?

    Whilst the traditional layout of a bathroom has remained fairly unchanged since the introduction of shower enclosures, some people are definitely thinking outside the box when it comes to reimagining this space. Although bathrooms are generally speaking one of the smallest areas of the house, there is often space to do things a little differently, or indeed a lot differently if that is what you are looking for. Whilst putting an armchair into the... [Continue Reading]

    5 Effective Home Comfort Upgrades for Homeowners

    If there’s one thing that all of us want to feel inside of our homes, it’s comfortable. And comfort doesn’t just come from the security features that we have or the kind of furniture that we purchase. It also has to do with the temperature inside the various rooms of our house – especially during the winter and summer seasons. If you’d like to know some of the things that you can do in order to effectively and... [Continue Reading]

    How to Solve Home Window Condensation Problems

    There is a distinct science involved in the nature of condensation. It occurs when something of varying temperatures meets another object or element with a separate and distinct temperature. Just imagine a glass of ice cold water on a hot day – when the glass of water sits in the warm temperature, condensation in the form of water droplets builds up on the glass. Condensation can also occur when the your home is particularly warm and the outdoor... [Continue Reading]

    Common AC System Efficiency Myths

    Being that your air conditioner is one of the largest appliances inside of your home, it’s understandable that when it comes to saving energy, you’re probably looking for all kinds of ways to make your AC a lot more efficient. In order to do that, it’s a good idea to know what some of the common AC system efficiency myths are; that way, by knowing the truth, you can put a plan into place that will save you money on your monthly... [Continue Reading]

    Reasons to Switch to a High Efficiency AC System for Summer

    Striving for energy efficiency should be a pursuit and a goal for all homeowners. Not only is saving energy good for the environment – it is also good for the wallet. By taking measures to save more energy, you can save up to 30% on utility costs each month, which in the long run will amount to huge savings. When it comes to your carbon footprint, the savings will be even more impactful. This is exactly the reason why you may want to switch to a... [Continue Reading]

    The Best Drafty Home Solutions

    Is your home drafty? There is a good chance that you have a number of energy and air leaks that are not only causing your home to feel drafty – they are also causing your utility bills to rise and your carbon footprint to expand. Luckily, finding these air and energy leaks is easy. With a keen eye and a little creativity, you can cover and seal these drafts so that your home retains more energy and remains more comfortable. Here are some of the... [Continue Reading]

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    US homebuilder confidence soars in September
    U.S. homebuilders' confidence in the market for new, single-family homes surged this month to the highest level in nearly nine years. The brighter outlook reflects growing optimism that sales will rise over the next six months, spurring growth in home construction.(Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:10:43 GMT)

    Confidence among US homebuilders surges to nearly 9-year high on stronger sales outlook
    A crane lifts a load of drywall as construction is under way at a housing development in Zelienople, Pa. on Sept.(Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:10:42 GMT)

    US Homebuilder Confidence Soars in September
    U.S. homebuilders' confidence in the market for new, single-family homes surged this month to the highest level in nearly nine years. The brighter outlook reflects growing optimism that sales will rise over the next six months, spurring growth in home construction.(Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:10:41 GMT)

    Over 50 Homes Featured In 'Parade Of Homes'
    Whether you're looking to purchase a new home or want to check out the latest trends in the home building industry, the Fall Parade of Homes is an event you'll want to check out this weekend. The Parade of Homes kicked off last weekend and continues this Saturday through Monday.(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:56:50 GMT)

    Collect Now, Report Later?
    The rules around invoicing customers now but reporting the income for tax purposes later this are a bit murky-at least for developers involved with land-only improvements, says Williams. SACRAMENTO-If you could invoice your customers now but report the income for tax purposes later, you'd do it, wouldn't you? After all, if you're like most developers, you could probably use that money in your business rather than simply turning it over to the IRS.(Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:15:20 GMT)

    Housing starts plummet as market cools in Greater Sudbury
    A local homebuilder is considering leaving the Greater Sudbury, a result of high costs of building in the city and a softening housing market in the short and long-term. The builder, who asked his name not be used because he hasn't made a final decision, said he's considering a move south as the once red-hot housing market in Greater Sudbury has cooled considerably.(Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:01:57 GMT)

    Housing starts plummet as market cools in Greater Sudbury
    A local homebuilder is considering leaving the Greater Sudbury, a result of high costs of building in the city and a softening housing market in the short and long-term. The builder, who asked his name not be used because he hasn't made a final decision, said he's considering a move south as the once red-hot housing market in Greater Sudbury has cooled considerably.(Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:54:46 GMT)

    Bang On!: Renovation industry helps economy flourish
    Renovation plays a major role in the economic prosperity of our province. Last year more than 170,000 jobs were attributed solely to the home renovation and repair industry.(Sat, 13 Sep 2014 05:03:09 GMT)