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Ideas for Planning Your New Home Tips

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So you are thinking about building a new home and looking for ideas for planning your new home. The best designed new homes are homes that couples spent more time designing, learning and planning than builders spent building. There are …

Home Construction Checklist | Take the Guesswork Out of Homebuilding

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Undertaking home construction can be stressful. With millions of details to track, homeowners should utilize a home construction checklist to keep the project on time and on budget. Additionally, a home construction checklist ensures a finished product that requires minimal …

Process for Building a Custom Home

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The process for building a custom home begins with an idea. Once you have sketched out your idea, and have a sufficient way to explain it to a home builder, an architect or home designer puts the design on paper. …

Custom House Building

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Custom house building is an exciting adventure for the prospective home owner and for designers, builders and contractors as well. No matter how many times building contractors and home builders they still enjoy meeting new clients, They find their excitement …

Steps to Building a House

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The need for energy efficiency has created an entirely new set of steps to building a house. Not since the advent of electricity and indoor plumbing has home building been so revolutionized. The new standard for homes is called green, …

Building Your Own Small Home

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It seems that building your own small home on your own land should be among the inalienable rights in the constitution. At one time it was assumed that people could build a home on land they owned without supervision. Building …

Home Building Process Checklist

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A home building process checklist will help you as you inspect your construction on a weekly basis. While some home builders and contractors discourage visits by the home owner, this measure can prevent a lot of court cases and drawn …

Building New Home Tips

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My number one building a new home tip is to get educated on the process. This is a good start. Finish reading this article and once done download the free guide above on the right. I guarantee you won’t be …

Green Home Building Techniques

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Truly green home building techniques and materials are based in a philosophy that dates back to the 1960s. Back in the sixties there was a growing concern for ecology and also for fairness and equality in society. We are seeing …

Custom Home Building FAQ

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Custom Home Building FAQ: How much will my custom home cost?
This is a very difficult question. Average cost per square foot varies from one area to another. The quality of construction is also a variable, as are different materials. If …

How to Build Your Own Home

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It is beyond the scope of the average person to actually build a house, but it is important to at least know how to build your own home if home building is something you are considering. In previous generations many …

Best New Home Upgrades

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The best new home upgrades are the ones dealing with permanent parts of the house. Structure and insulation are of course primary concerns. Carpet is probably of the least concern because carpet is generally replaced every five or ten years …

Custom Home Building Help

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Which type of custom home building help you need will depend greatly on your budget. Great homes can be built for a lot less than one would expect, but the project demands much more of the home owner’s time and …

Green Home Building Ideas

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In order to truly understand green home building ideas, you should first understand the ideals of the people who pioneered the technology. The affordable green building ideology began in the 1960s. The field very quietly continued to grow despite the …

Built on Your Lot Homes

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Many builders advertise built on your lot homes, while others control huge subdivision filled only with their homes. Which you choose has a lot to do with personal tastes, but there are advantages to having control of your own lot …

Do it Yourself Home Building Checklist

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Using a do it yourself home building checklist to build your own home, can save you a lot of money. It also requires a lot of knowledge and understanding of construction. It is possible for almost any family of able …

Top New Home Building Materials

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Top New Home Building Materials Number One: Insulated Concrete Panels (ICP)
Insulated concrete panels are by far the most durable and energy efficient new home building materials on the market. There are some companies though that make slimmer panels. These are …

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