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What is the best option for building our next resilient home?

...home design. Since you won’t be there a lot of the time, try to foresee any issues your home may face and add design features to deal with them passively. Her...

Posted by John Bae Aug. 27, 2019, 3:55 p.m. Efficient home design 1 Responses

How do you design and build a home on a very small budget?

...home on shoestring budget How to stay on budget when building a home Slab on grade construction step-by-step Flexible house design Where to buy used bui...

Posted by Paul Squire Nov. 8, 2018, 8:25 p.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

How to prevent walls from rotting in humid climates

...designing. You do live in a slightly more challenging climate than many in terms of home durability, but don’t let one wall failure get you too distressed. So...

Posted by Rose Alderson Nov. 5, 2018, 4:34 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

Do you have suggestion for non-toxic closet design company, or materials?

...durable & Beautiful Floors Choosing non-toxic paint How to ensure clean air during home renovations

Posted by Nicole Lucas Haimes Oct. 11, 2019, 10:51 p.m. Materials and resources 1 Responses

What is your opinion about building a garage on posts (screw piles)?

...home raised slightly off the ground can also be an attractive and nicely sheltered place for wildlife to establish a home, be sure to take steps to keep animals...

Posted by Anonymous Dec. 11, 2017, 2:21 p.m. Foundations and Basements 1 Responses

Where do I start to build a small, affordable, low-maintenance house?

...home' in our part of the world) anyways I am hoping you guys could give some pointers on where to start. The home will have to be 100% off grid due to locatio...

Posted by Ocean-Lynn Georgelin Oct. 22, 2019, 11:40 p.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

Why do you say building on a slab is more ecological than starting with a basement?

...home remodelling. But from where we stand, those disadvantages are all mitigated with a careful design process, and in our opinion they don’t outweight the co...

Posted by Anonymous Dec. 11, 2017, 11:45 a.m. Foundations and Basements 1 Responses
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