Building a house

What is a Passive House? – Infographic

by Greg on July 8, 2020
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A passive home is defined by a serious of stringent qualifications that ensure the home can maintain a comfortable interior temperature year-round — without active heating or cooling. To be a certified passive house, it must not use more than 120kWh annually in heating and cooling energy per square meter of living space. This may […]

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5 Areas of Your Home You Can Get Perfectly Custom-Made

by Greg on June 30, 2020
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Making modifications to the home is exciting, and you get to see your space transform into total beauty. Right now, however, you might think that you have to select from available options for all of the modifications that you want to make. However, you can actually have a number of the components custom-made. Dining Room […]

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Passive House design explained + infographic

by Greg on June 4, 2020
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What is a Passive House? A passive home is defined by a serious of stringent qualifications that ensure the home can maintain a comfortable interior temperature year-round — without active heating or cooling. To be a certified passive house, it must not use more than 120kWh annually in heating and cooling energy per square meter […]

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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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