How to Build and Place a Simple Shed on your Property – DIY Guide

A storage shed is a convenient way to reduce clutter in your home, reserve your garage for vehicles and save thousands of dollars in storage rental fees. Plus, your extra items will be close at hand rather than across town in a storage unit. There are normally 10 sequential steps you will need to complete [...]

2019-08-23T21:43:22+00:00August 21st, 2019|Sheds|0 Comments

Top 15 Deck Designs Ideas and their Costs

Building a deck expands your living space outdoors. Just think about all the parties you will throw and all the quiet nights you will spend hanging out with your friends and family on your beautifully-designed and well-built deck! 😉 Here are 15 great examples of deck styles to get your wheels turning. We will also [...]

Inground Sprinkler Systems Costs, Pros & Cons – The Ultimate Guide

You’ve got many different options for watering your landscape and garden. In fact, irrigation systems range from inexpensive manual methods to fully automated in-ground sprinkler systems you can set and forget. Water-conserving irrigation systems are available, too. This guide to lawn sprinklers assesses each option including installation methods, costs, and pros and cons.. When it [...]

2019-08-19T21:50:57+00:00July 23rd, 2019|sprinklers|1 Comment

Adding a New Driveway: Cost, Types of Driveways, Planning

A new driveway adds convenience and curb appeal to any home. This driveway installation guide discusses the four most popular material options. It will help you design your drive and stay within budget. New driveway installation 1. Driveway dimensional requirements 2. Tips on driveway design 3. Driveway site planning and permits 4. Material [...]

2019-08-19T21:59:35+00:00May 6th, 2019|Driveways|0 Comments

How to Build a Custom Home: Step by Step Guide

Building a house tailored to your vision of what a home should be won’t be as intimidating when you understand the process, plan thoroughly and enlist experienced professionals. This step-by-step guide to custom home building walks you through the process from planning your dream home to moving in! The guide begins with an outline and [...]

2019-03-23T19:47:39+00:00March 23rd, 2019|Home Construction|0 Comments

Top 20 Pergola Designs, Plus their Costs

First and foremost, what is a pergola? Briefly, a pergola is an outdoor, open-frame structure commonly used as a stylish outdoor room providing privacy and elegant space for relaxation. via Cederberg Kitchens A classy pergola can also add an extra spark of beauty, while integrating tastefully with the landscape architecture of your home. A pergola [...]

2019-02-19T22:42:23+00:00February 19th, 2019|Landscape Architecture, Remodeling Ideas|1 Comment

Small House Movement: The Cost to Build a Tiny House – What to Expect?

"Yea, I know what a tiny house is, I live in one." Many people who wake up every day in cramped living quarters feel like they ARE living in tiny homes. But there are folks, more and more as the years trickle by, who seek out smaller spaces, wanting a simpler, more efficient life. These [...]

2019-02-19T01:58:28+00:00February 18th, 2019|Design, Green Home Ideas, Green Living, Tiny Houses|1 Comment

House Foundation Cost, Permitting and Planning Steps

Foundations are an expensive and critical part of a home. This guide is about how to plan for installing the foundation, the steps of the process and the cost of a foundation. via Madison Home Builders When you’ve read the information and related links, you’ll have a very good estimate of what it will take [...]

2019-02-19T23:45:43+00:00February 17th, 2019|Building Foundation Projects|0 Comments

Top 15 House Designs and Architectural Styles

Are you in the process of designing and building your dream home, cottage, or ranch? If so, you are probably overwhelmed by the sheer number of home designs and styles that modern residential architecture has to offer. But, never fear! Here are the top fifteen architectural styles to help you zero-in on that perfect house [...]

2019-02-19T22:54:59+00:00February 16th, 2019|Design, Home Designs|5 Comments

Top 10 Home Addition Ideas, Plus their Costs: PV Solar Power Systems, In-ground Swimming Pools, Dormers, Kitchen Extensions & More!

Are you in the process of planning a home addition or major remodeling project for your home? If so, it’s imperative to know ahead of time just how much a new addition or a particular remodeling upgrade will cost and what value/property appreciation it will contribute to your home. By RNB Design Group Here is [...]

2019-02-19T02:46:30+00:00February 15th, 2019|Design, Going Solar, Home Additions, Remodeling Ideas|6 Comments