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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 Dream Home on Your Own Lot

Building Your Dream Home on Your Own Lot By Michele Lerner   Do you have a new home floor plan that you love, or land that inspires you, or both? If you dream of designing a new home that takes full advantage of the unique geography and views of land that you love, then you’re…
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6 Ways Grout–Yes, Grout–Can Add to Your Design

6 Ways Grout–Yes, Grout–Can Add to Your Design Paul Anater   Though it's often an afterthought, grout plays a big role in how a tile wall, counter or floor will look. Traditionally, the grout used on tile indoors has been white. White grout's notoriously difficult to keep white in the first place, and there are…
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7 Tips for Building Your First Home

BlackBird Construction 7 Tips for Building Your First Home by Lauren Busser   Some home building goofs, like spilled paint or a hole in the drywall are easy to fix as things move along. But you've got to be careful to avoid major, costly errors when building your first home. No one wants to spend…
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7 Benefits that come for residents and environment with green building

7 Benefits that come for residents and environment with green building Posted by: Community Writer   Green building Buildings account for nearly half of the world’s total material, water and energy consumption. These figures have resulted in several companies rethinking their construction projects, adopting eco-friendly practices to construct green buildings. In addition to using fewer…
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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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