Building a house

What You Need to Know About Electrical Wiring in Early 20th Century Homes

by Greg on April 14, 2020
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The electricity in your home may be something that you take for granted until it doesn’t work. It may come as a shock that electricity didn’t start being a normal part of homes until early 1900. Throughout this first century of home electricity, there are a lot of wiring types and hazards that homeowners of […]

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Different Types of Building Inspections That You Must Know

by Greg on April 7, 2020
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Buying a new home is everyone’s dream, but sometimes it can become your nightmare when some unexpected issues arise. Thus, hire a professional for your inspection. They will tell you about the pre-purchase inspection importance. An expert review will give you peace of mind before you spend your hard-earned cash on your home. Here are […]

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Why building a home shouldn’t be a scary thought anymore

by Greg on March 24, 2020
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Moving house can be a challenging time. Where to live, what do we want from the house, do the kids need to move school, what’s my new commute time? Can we afford it?? With access to social media and other websites increasingly easy, we often have high expectations and the perfect idea of a home […]

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The Next 5 Things You Should Do for Building Inspection Success

by Greg on February 14, 2020
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If you are planning to carry out the building inspections, you should make efforts that everything is done correctly. When the inspection is going on, it will take time and you need to wait for the in-detail report of inspection. However, it should not disappoint your goals and wishes regarding the building you want to […]

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Roofing Trends for 2020

by Greg on January 18, 2020
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Being a responsible homeowner prompts you to be up to date with the latest style in both interior and exterior designs. Of course, who wouldn’t want their house to be one of the most streamlined models in town? However, the home we’re living in is far more than a modernized kitchen and refashioned living room. […]

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Roof types and average life span

by Greg on October 9, 2019
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When building a new house or considering re-roofing your home, you face an important decision of which materials to choose for your new roof. Smart people from Skywalker Roofing made this very useful infographic that outlines pros, cons, and average life span of various roofing materials.

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Making Sense of the Modern Movement

by Greg on September 27, 2019
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‘Modern & Designer’ homes make up more than half (51%)1 of new build detached properties, but do we really understand what the term means? While popular home trends such as The Hamptons, Country and French Colonial have clear definitions, Modern is used to describe a number of styles that share common elements, but require specific […]

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Building an Eco-Friendly House 101: From Hiring a Contractor to Decor Styles

by Greg on September 3, 2019
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Green home construction has come a long way in the past decades and found its rightful place in mainstream building practices. In addition to a huge rise in building an eco-friendly home, there’s a notable increase in green home remodeling as well, so with this expansion in the green home markets, it’s much easier for […]

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Structural advantages of glulam

by Greg on July 11, 2019
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Deforestation is a major concern and the rate at which forests are disappearing to make way for farmland is truly alarming. Tree cutting for timber is one of the major reasons behind deforestation and the operation of illegal timber cutting across the world only worsens matters. It is also a reality though that without the […]

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Advantages of Concrete Pavers

by Greg on June 3, 2019
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Concrete pavers are nowadays a prevalent choice for driveways, patios, pool surroundings, etc. Usually, a mixture of concrete and some coloring agents are used to create Concrete Pavers. The concrete and coloring agents are used to mold the pavers into certain shapes. Concrete pavers generally are of two kinds, i.e., Interlocking and Architectural slab. The […]

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Where to Find the Best Interior Designers in Montreal?

by Greg on April 30, 2019
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Interior designers are a house’s best friend. Their main goal is to provide function to your rooms in line with the architectural layout and your design aesthetic. Blessed with a creative eye and endowed with technical know-how, they’re the ones who understand how to make a space more attractive, whether it is an urban apartment […]

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