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Are passive houses the future ?

by Greg on November 17, 2017
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What are passive houses? These are houses that require no cooling or heating systems, thanks to the way they were designed and built. Passive houses are sustainable, affordable and surprisingly comfortable, contrary to common beliefs. This infographic will help you learn many interesting facts about the type of houses that we will see more and […]

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Electric and Ethanol Fireplaces: Are they worth it?

by Greg on November 15, 2017
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A fireplace is a beautiful addition to any home. Its flickering flame can add a romantic touch to your abode, and can help warm your body especially during cold days. Place it in a room’s focal point, and when the temperature drops, you can enjoy its warmth by gathering around the hearth with your family […]

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Landscaping and its Design for Increased Home Value: What You Need to Know

by Greg on November 1, 2017
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If you want to increase your home’s value, then landscaping might matter a lot. Read on to learn more! Introduction So, you’re thinking about something that could attract your visitors or guests more than just the interior of your home? If yes, landscaping could be your best way to make sure that everyone could appreciate […]

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How to make your home more eco-friendly

by Greg on September 29, 2017
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We hear so much in today’s world about climate change and about the struggle to be environmentally friendly. Many people think that to be environmentally friendly requires huge investment and monumental change. While it does require some change in behavior and in certain instances, it does need investment, there are a number of small changes […]

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8 Floor Plans of Famous Writers’ Bedrooms

by Greg on September 21, 2017
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If you want to re-decorate your bedroom and looking for ideas, here is an interesting approach thought of by people from HomeAdvisor. Why not draw inspiration from the bedroom design of your favorite writer?

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Smart Buildings of the Future

by Greg on September 5, 2017
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All throughout human history people were trying to imagine what our future will look like. Nowadays, with the rapid development of technology, even the wildest predictions look achievable.   Take a look at what smart people from RubberBond have to say about the future.

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Pros and Cons of 5 Different Roofing Types

by Greg on August 10, 2017
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Choosing the roofing type that best suits your home is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make in your replacement project. After all, how well and how long your new system lasts will depend heavily on your choice. This can get a bit overwhelming, but not if you know the pros and cons of the […]

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Things to Consider When You’re Planning to Extend Your Home

by Greg on August 1, 2017
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With the cost of moving home getting pricier, many homeowners choose to stay put and free up some space by extending their property. Whether you are expecting to have a new member of the family or you just need more space for your stuff or other recreational activities, a home extension will be very useful […]

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Build Your Own Brick Driveway

by Greg on July 27, 2017
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Driveways can be built using concrete, asphalt and even seashells. Today though, you are going to learn how to build your very own driveway made out of brick. Now, I am not going to lie, this is going to take some grunt work and some dedication. If you are willing to put in the hard […]

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Is Solar Power for You? What Homeowners Should Know About Solar Roofing

by Greg on July 20, 2017
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If you look at your energy bills over the past few years, you’ll see that even though the costs may have fluctuated, the trend is definitely upward. Energy is getting more and more expensive. As a homeowner, you might think that you won’t be able to do anything about it, but did you know that […]

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Right From the Experts: 2017 In-Trend House Designs Every Home Designer Should Know

by Greg on July 14, 2017
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 “A house truly becomes your own not when you sign the deed, but after you customize it to your unique lifestyle.” This year 2017 is all about new experiences and transformations.The home improvement and interior design industry surprises us with various innovations in the field, and also the trends that you might want to apply […]

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