Building Materials

Long Lasting Design Trends for Modern Homes

Modern homes benefit from having access to some of the best building materials available than ever before. Today, more and more homeowners have been focusing on materials that can withstand the test of time and maintain the value of the home. In this article, we’ll cover 5 long-lasting design trends for modern homes. 1. Insulated

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Home Interior

10 Things You Don’t Know About Quartz Countertops

Countertops take a lot of abuse in your home or commercial business. Whether it’s your kitchen or your bathroom, your countertops need to be durable and ready to hold up to your daily use. Your home is a host to a variety of items being laid on your countertops at any time, and your commercial

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Building Materials

Insulated Concrete Form Construction vs. Traditional Wood Frame

Have you ever wondered whether you should choose insulated concrete form (ICF) construction or rely on traditional wood-framed structures for your next modern home design? In this article, we’ll take a look at which is better for your next project.  Energy Efficiency As probably the most important feature besides structural integrity when considering building materials,

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Innovative Insulation Tips to Save Money and Energy

If you’re looking to save money and energy in a building, there are plenty of great places to begin. Insulation, for example, can have a huge impact on how much energy a building actually uses throughout the course of a day. You might know about regular wall cavity insulation (the pink fluffy stuff that itches),

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Everything You Need to Know About Wood Shake Roofs

Your roof is a big part of your home, so it’s only natural that you want to put the best shingles on that you can. Some types of shingles like your average asphalt ones, for instance, will protect your home but aren’t that appealing to the eye. Wood shake shingles, on the other hand, are

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Home Interior

Simple Interior Design Trends That Make a Statement

You don’t have to commit to a major renovation to add some personality and on trend accents that can give your home an updated look. Simple upgrades using on trend materials can keep your home looking stylish and feeling more inviting and these simple trends can easily be changed when you’re ready to try different

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5 Garage Organization Tips to Consider

One of the last areas in the home to be organized is the garage. For many homeowners, especially those who have lived in the same home for years, the garage can be an overwhelming place filled with odds and ends. By learning how to organize the space, you can reclaim the garage and be able

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Home Improvement

Ways to Improve Your Home Energy Performance

The energy performance of your home should always be on your mind. As a homeowner, it can be financially beneficial to learn more about energy efficiency and what you can do to save money within your home. Simple changes can allow you to have better energy efficiency in the home. Insulating your attic and installing

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Home Exterior

Everything You Need to Know About Board and Batten Siding

If you’re a homeowner, it might come as a surprise to you that there are actually many different kinds of siding you can use on your house or building. From modern and simplistic to a more rustic siding, you can completely transform your home’s look. In addition to your traditional, horizontally-styled plastic siding there are

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Home Exterior

Low Maintenance Backyard Trends to Consider in 2019

Spring is in the air and summer is just around the corner! More of us will be outdoors to celebrate holidays and invite our families, friends, and colleagues to our homes. Most of the activities such as grilling and socializing will take place in the backyard, so you’ll want to prepare the best backyard landscape.

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