This hurricane-proof home can withstand a 200 mph impact.

Hurricane-proof home

Solutions for preventing and eliminating some common pests and insects.

Removing insects and rodents from your home

How to choose and properly size a solar home battery system

Lithium-ion solar home batteries

Finding used building materials on classified lists and through online brokers

Where to buy and sell used building materials

Whether a house is worth rebuilding or is better torn down takes considering a lot of factors.

Renovating or tearing down and starting over

Whether you are renovating or building a new home, our categorized guide pages can help you through the process. We have something for all projects, from location and design to finishing and landscaping.

Green building guide

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Hurricane proof home
This hurricane-proof home can withstand a 200 mph impact...
Carpenter ants
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Lithium-ion solar home battery
How to choose and properly size a solar home battery system..
Recycled building materials
Finding used building materials on classified lists and through online brokers..
Choosing between renovating and rebuilding
Whether a house is worth rebuilding or is better torn down takes considering a lot of factors. ..
Crawlspace radon barrier
Removing radon gas from existing basements and crawlspaces can be very effective, here are different options for different situations...
Insulating crawlspaces
Crawlspaces are very rare as part of a new home construction. There is a reason for that - they serve very little purpose. If you've got one here's how to fix it. ..
Dual axis solar tracker
What to consider when choosing between a fixed-angle solar mount or one that tracks the sun all day...
Cleaning HRV intakes
Cleaning your heat recovery ventilation equipment will extend the lifespan and prevent imbalances in air pressure...
DIY tiny houses move to the next level as an architecture student introduces digital design and fabrication into the mix. ..
LEED Platinum home donated to Habitat for Humanity
Handing the keys to the new owners of a home built by students completes a long journey for a carpentry school in a small Quebec town...
Concrete, wood and steel structures
A life cycle analysis of the three major materials used as structural support for buildings..