Watch this video showing a new spray-in custom home insulation system called Spider. You won’t think insulation is boring anymore after watching this. Technical data available and more.
Building a new home? (Or buying one?) Start here! Homeowners are sharing their personal tips for building a home from scratch and making sure your new house has everything you need. We want to make sure that you've crossed your t's and dotted your i's, covering all the basics for your new home before it's too late -- from choosing the right foundation material to picking the best roofing material. This is where we're talking about every single item that is required to be in (or on) the home before you can move in.
If you’re thinking of having a custom shower system installed, make sure you know how much hot water volume and storage is required to do the job. Lots more info than just water volume and storage here.
Having trouble choosing between a new, natural wood entry door and a fiberglass entry door? Here are some helpful tips to help you decide.
Here are the instructions, rules and regulations regarding claiming a deduction for expenses related to the business use of your home. Different scenarios are cited and tests to see if you qualify. Form 8829 is available to print and publication 587 for your reading pleasure, as well. A plethora of small business tax information awaits.
Valuable information regarding basement egress window wells. Check your local egress codes if you’re about to convert your basement into living space.
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A gold mine of luxurious features awaits within this Charleston Row House-style designed home located in historic downtown Aiken, South Carolina. I feature the travertine tile inlay fireplaces in this first-of-a-series posts. As of this posting date, it is still available for sale.
You’ll find information on the effects of Extremely Low Frequency (ELF) Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) on humans but this post is mainly about how dumb it is to build a house right next to a HUGE powerline tower. It’s just my personal opinion, but that’s all that matters here.
I’ve compiled some homebuilding checklists. Your job is to pick the best ideas that suit your needs and put them to work for you!