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Improve your home so that it’s wheelchair accessible

You’ve put time and effort into making your house the dream home you’ve always wanted- but have you planned for if you’re ever wheelchair-bound? Using a wheelchair doesn’t mean you have to leave your home and live in an assisted-living

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Top 5 Home Improvements To Add Value To Your Property

Many homeowners take out a homeowner loan to carry out home improvements every year, and there are a number of popular improvements that can really add value to your home, making your loan a very worthwhile investment. With the right

Posted in Building, Home Improvement, Plumbing

Building Your Dream Home – Part 3

Exterior Framing Continues With the home’s sub-floor down and the exterior walls framed and up, the framing crew was on to the roof. Though the roof was rather simple in structure with just a 12/12 pitch and no valleys it

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Building Your Dream Home – Part 2

Razing the Cottage With new house plans and permits in hand, subcontractors hired and a Septic Design in process, it was now time to raze the existing cottage. I considered employing the local fire department to burn it down, however

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Building Your Dream Home – Part 1

For most of my adult life I had thought about someday building my Dream Home. Several years ago I finally got the chance. I had purchased a lake front lot with a small cottage on it. My initial intention was

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Bay Windows Add Character And Space To A Home

It was the perfect spot. Our California ranch style house had a large picture window in the front room. The window extended from a few inches above the floor to only a few inches below the cathedral ceiling. The walls

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Home Additions

Room additions can add square footage and value to your existing home, without the additional expenses incurred in the purchase of a new home. This is especially attractive to growing families. Most room additions consist of extending the size of

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Basics For Romantic Bedrooms

Our idea of romantic bedrooms depend upon our beliefs about romance overall. What generates images of romance for some doesn’t even light a spark for others, much less a fire. This can be very true for two people who have

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Basement Moisture Sealing: Top Four Steps to Sealing Basements

Basements can let in water, especially during heavy rains. Sealing basements from excess moisture is a great way to add an extra layer of protection against the elements. Problems resulting from water leaks and moisture damage can result in thousands

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A short installation guide of solid wood countertops and kitchen islands

Solid wood countertops are natural products made of wood from trees approximately 120 years old. Wood is a living material and the more moisture receives, the more the wood countertop will expand. The wood we used in solid wood worktops

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