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When is Home Renovation Worth It?

When is Home Renovation Worth It? by LAURA ADAMS Due to the soft real estate market, selling a home can take years and leave you with a big financial loss. Many home owners have decided that instead of going through the heartache, they’d rather stay in their home and have a home renovation done. But…
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DIY Faux Brick Wall Panel

DIY Faux Brick Wall Panel   As a photographer of my own tutorials, I always search for variations in photography props including backdrops, tables or floors, light compositions and other related decorations to make a pleasant scene just like those pictures shown in the magazine. One of my favorite backdrops and also the hardest one…
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10 Cutting-edge, Energy-efficient Building Materials

10 Cutting-edge, Energy-efficient Building Materials   The drive for energy-efficient building comes down to a quest for the so-called tight envelope. In builder lingo, the better a structure keeps out the wind and the rain, the tighter its envelope.   And if you can achieve that tight envelope while using some kind of renewable, recycled…
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Building Your Green Prefab Home on Budget

Building Your Green Prefab Home on Budget by Michael Harris Establishing Your Budget Whether you are building from scratch, buying an old home, or setting up a prefab home, it is necessary to determine what your spending budget is. Simply put, your budget is the total investment you are prepared to spend in your project,…
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5 Things You Need To Know When Building A New Home

5 Things You Need To Know When Building A New Home   5 Things You Need To Know When Building A New Home Building your new home is an exciting and at times overwhelming experience, but for your builder it is very routine, which is why you need to be an active participant in all…
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10 Mistakes to Avoid When Building a Green Home

10 Mistakes to Avoid When Building a Green Home By Jessica When building a green home one chooses to do so to reduce the harmful impact on the environment. Careful thought and consideration must be placed on every aspect of this home design, from the roof to the foundation to everything in between – electrical…
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