I'm thinking of keeping my basement and building a new home on top. I'm hoping the save all the ceiling beams as they are beautiful pieces of wood. I'm also wondering if I can save the existing metal roof to use on the new roof. Is this possible?
How do you design and build a green home on a very small budget?
Posted by Paul Squire Nov. 8, 2018 Concept and design 1 response
Can you replace an old slab foundation with an air heated slab?
Posted by Mike Molloy Nov. 7, 2019 Slab on Grade 1 response
Where do I start to build a small, affordable, low-maintenance house?
Posted by Ocean-Lynn Georgelin Oct. 22, 2019 Concept and design 2 responses
What do you look for when buying an existing home to convert to a green home?
Posted by Ismael Rumzan Nov. 30, 2021 Architecture and plan design 1 response
Can we backfill a basement and then do slab on grade?
Posted by susannahandjared mcisaac March 3, 2022 Slab on Grade 1 response
What is the best heating system for new home build?
Posted by Maureen Thompson Oct. 28, 2021 Heating and cooling 5 responses
Can you build Slab on grade as an extension on an existing house with a crawlspace?
Posted by Lana Mcgeary Jan. 19, 2022 Slab on Grade 2 responses
Can you recommend consultant for hire to optimize tiny home build?
Posted by grrr skunk July 20, 2020 Tiny house 3 responses
Can you install a slab on grade foundation in the Fall and leave it over winter?
Posted by Matthew Gioia Sept. 21, 2020 Slab on Grade 1 response
How much does it cost to build a house by square foot?
Posted by Mike D Sept. 5, 2017 Concept and design 1 response
Looking to build a small home as eco as possible, where do we start?
Posted by Jennifer Bisson July 12, 2019 Planning and Design 2 responses
What is the best way to renovate a basement after a flood?
Posted by Wren Toombs June 18, 2018 Foundation and basement improvements 2 responses
How do you build a house ready for climate change?
Posted by Mike Joyce May 6, 2021 Concept and design 1 response
What are the most cost-effective green building strategies in new home construction?
Posted by M T Nov. 4, 2019 Concept and design 3 responses
Can you put a fireplace in a hyper sealed plastic wrapped A rated home?
Posted by Kerry Forides Sept. 24, 2020 Wood stove and biomass heat 2 responses
Can moisture from the sand and aggregate under a slab cause rising damp?
Posted by Frederick Beggy June 9, 2022 Slab on Grade 3 responses
Can you build foundations and slabs with field stones?
Posted by Bryan Squirrell Jan. 3, 2022 Foundation and basement improvements 1 response
Can my husband and I build an Earthship home in Michigan & how hands-on can we be?
Posted by Kirsten Rogers Hearnes Jan. 17, 2021 Architecture and plan design 1 response
Should you insulate an A-frame cottage with cathedral ceiling from the exterior or interior?
Posted by J Genereaux Oct. 26, 2020 Roof assemblies - renovation 1 response
What are the factors I should consider for choosing between a slab on grade and basement?
Posted by Shaun B April 2, 2019 Slab on Grade 3 responses