If You Build It Green, They Will Come
17 September 2014
"Going green" seems to be all the rage. In fact, according to one study, 78% of people choose to buy green products or services. General contractors and home builders have an opportunity to ride the wave of this popularity by building homes that incorporate elements of green living. Let's explore some of the elements that go into building a green home.
Sealing and Insulation
Proper insulation and sealing is essential when designing a green home.
Mistakes To Avoid When Building A Home
26 June 2014
The number of new homes being built in Canada has increased by 27.4%. If you are thinking of working with a home builder to construct your dream home there are some costly mistakes that you will want to avoid. Being aware of these common mistakes can help you work more productively with your builder to ensure you end up with a home you can be proud of.
Mistake #1: Selecting The Wrong Floor Plan
3 Tips For Saving Money On Your Next Bathroom Remodel
25 June 2014
When it comes time to remodel the bathroom, one of the most worrisome aspects is always the cost of the job and whether or not a remodel is financially feasible. Here are some tips for bathroom remodeling that will keep you from breaking the bank and still leave you with an amazing remodel.
Keep Tile To A Minimum
Though it is one of the most appealing and popular additions to any remodeling project, tile installations are extremely expensive.
Virtual Tours Provide A Less Expensive and Hassle-Free View Of Available Homes
25 June 2014
Searching for your new home used to be such a hassle. You would get in the car, drive to the homes whose listings you found interesting, talk with a real estate agent, tour the homes, and drive back again. Viewing just three homes usually uses up an entire Saturday. Now, most real estate agencies engage house hunters with virtual tours. You can look at dozens of houses and their interiors all from the comfort of your couch, bed, or favorite armchair.