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Top 15 Home Energy Efficiency Upgrades and Their Costs

Energy efficiency is not just a trend that people with money follow because it’s cool to be green. No. It’s a real way to reduce your carbon footprint and your monthly costs in the long run. It’s true that big changes like switching to solar energy require significant investments but you will recover and even [...]

Top 20 Big Ticket Home Improvement Ideas and Their Costs

Spring is just around the corner, which means that now is the perfect time to start planning to tackle your next major home improvement project! 😉 With that being said, here the top 20 big ticket home improvement ideas, plus their costs including materials and professional installation. 1. Building a Garage: Detached vs. Attached There [...]

How Much Does It Cost to Build a Green Home?

Building green is no longer just an environmentally responsible approach. It is now a cost-effective approach too. This is a critical point in the green building movement that will likely lead to more rapid growth than we’ve seen. Environmental and Economic Reasons to Build Green How much does it cost to build a green home? [...]

By |2019-02-19T22:50:44+00:00February 12th, 2019|Home Construction|0 Comments

Top 20 Landscape Architecture Designs and Costs

Are you planning on selling your house in the near future and are worrying about not getting a fair price? If that’s the case, you should start considering some creative staging ideas. A surefire way to improve the curb appeal of your house is to add some “make-up” to your yard. 😉 Now, what if [...]

By |2019-02-19T02:33:24+00:00February 3rd, 2019|Design, Landscape Architecture|0 Comments

House Septic System Installation Cost, Planning & Permitting

A septic system is an essential but costly part of building a home. The upside is you won’t have monthly sewer fees or the initial cost of tapping into the municipal sewer, which averages more than $2,000 and can, in many cases, cost more than a sewer connection. via Choice Home Warranty This information in [...]

By |2019-02-19T22:47:51+00:00February 1st, 2019|Septic Tank Systems|2 Comments

Top 20 Tiny Home Designs and their Costs

If you don't want or can’t afford a brand spanking new, five bedroom home that occupies 4,000 sq. ft., don’t despair! ;) There’s still a chance for you to live the American dream! Let us present the top 20 professionally designed tiny houses. It’s true that a family of four will probably have some problems [...]

Top 9 Exterior Remodels that Require a Site Plan to Get a Building Permit

Major exterior remodeling upgrades such as building a new deck, adding a sun room or reshaping the landscape architecture on your property are exciting and fun, but these projects can go a lot smoother if you have a solid plan in place before any work is done. In many municipal districts i.e. local cities and [...]

Top 15 Garage Plans, Plus their Costs

A garage is one of the most-commonly overlooked structures when it comes improving and remodeling a house or buying a new one. More attention is paid to the inside of the house and the garage is just something that’s supposed to exist. Because of this superficial attitude, many home owners later realize they should’ve taken [...]

By |2019-02-19T22:21:34+00:00January 19th, 2019|Architecture, Design, Garages, Home Additions|0 Comments

Top 20 Outdoor Playhouses for Kids, Plus their Costs

Wouldn’t you love to let your kids play in the backyard all day, and what better way is there, other than a playhouse, to keep your kids outdoors for hours? Here are the top 20 outdoor playhouses for kids. Some of these designs are relatively low cost, while others are quite expensive, so let’s explore the [...]

By |2019-02-19T01:18:24+00:00January 19th, 2019|Playhouses|0 Comments

Top 20 Porch and Patio Designs and their Costs

Summer is just around the corner and it’s the perfect time to start a home improvement project. If you didn’t have enough money to buy a house with porch and patio, it’s time to make some additions. Here are 20 porch and patio designs to choose from or to at least give you a place [...]

By |2019-02-19T22:29:23+00:00January 18th, 2019|Decks and Porches|1 Comment