A roof helps define the overall look and style of your home. As you build that dream home, try to have a clear picture of the roof you want your home to have and a design that works for you. To ease the process, here are several tips for choosing the roof for your dream home.
Building your ultimate family home can be a fun, rewarding – if overwhelming – experience until you realize the home plan you’ve chosen has some very crucial design errors. Avoid dream home regret by watching out for these common mistakes!
There are countless gizmos and gadgets that are designed to help us overcome tedious tasks and lead a more fulfilling lifestyle at home. Here are just a few of the ways that modern technology is allowing homeowners take complete control of their living space.
Property with a view, unique design, and extra parking? Yes. Privacy issues, more foot and motor traffic, more maintenance? Could be. Corner lots are loved and hated by many, for different reasons. Might it be the spot for your dream home?
From going over budget to the results not coming out as planned, remodeling projects are a hassle. In our building vs. remodeling guide, we give you the reasons to consider looking at house plans rather than remodeling tp realize your dream home.
Start building your home in the spring and be sitting pretty in it by summer. Sound too good to be true? With structural insulated panel construction, it could be your reality. If cutting the building time of your home by more than half isn’t appealing enough for you, its other features are sure to be.
A study by the U.S. Census Bureau reveals that single-family home construction continues to rise. Not since 2008 has the outlook for the housing market been more promising – with millennials and first-time buyers poised to purchase new homes. We look at the interesting trends reported by the study.
Ontario's Building Code Identification Number (BCIN) is a must-have before building in that province. It’s similar to the requirement in most parts of the United States that local architects or engineers inspect/stamp blueprints before homeowners can receive a construction permit from their municipality’s building department. Here's what you need to know.
Flooring takes up a lot of the material in a new house, so it behooves you to make sure your not hurting the environment. We look at most popular eco choices: cork, bamboo, engineered wood, recycled (reclaimed) wood, recycled-glass tile, wool carpeting, linoleum, and polished concrete.
Finding just the right siding for your next home construction project is a big decision. You want your house to look good, but you don’t want to pay a fortune or saddle yourself with repainting – and worse, stripping and repainting – every few years. We have some ideas for you.