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Safe rooms can be used for more than just storm shelters. Some ideas, plus safe room construction details and costs, if you're in the market for a safe room

The Village at Woodside Plantation in Aiken SC is a neighborhood community with townhouses and single-family homes. Here are my first impressions...

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Here is all the best info and tips to build safe rooms for your home, including FEMA criteria and more.

A wall of windows is not a good idea if neighbors can see into your home OR you don't have a beautiful view from those windows. Consider another floor plan!

Are you thinking about downsizing by moving into a small house? McMansion's are a thing of the past, for now, so if you have designs on considering some small houses for your future home dwelling, more power to you.

There are so many options when it comes to the type of material and style of fireplace surround that you choose. See some amazing custom fireplace surrounds

Home inventories are still at historic levels with all of the foreclosures and unsold homes that have largely been left to sit empty while the economy tries to build steam. So who are the house buyers in 2010 and 2011? This in-depth survey conducted by builders themselves across the nation gives some startling details.

Earth sheltered homes have gained popularity because they offer a great way to conserve energy. If you're interested in the building process of underground homes you've come to the right place!

Feast your eyes on this virtual collection of extremely unusual homes in exotic locales. You'll be daydreaming in no time at all!