How to create a house building budget / Discussions

How much does it cost to build a house by square foot?

...allow foundation) is a more affordable way to start a house than a basement. 4 – Material selection affects cost: for example - you can spend a thousand dolla...

Posted by Mike D Sept. 5, 2017, 4:12 p.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

What do we look for when buying land and coming up with a house building budget?

...a lot to think about when planning to build a house and creating a house building budget, here are two pages on exactly that topic– How to create a house buil...

Posted by stephanie p July 3, 2021, 8:48 p.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses

What is the best way to renovate and make a self sustaining eco friendly family house?

...ally to these pages as a starting point – How to plan and budget for home renovations and new builds How to create a house building budget and stay within i...

Posted by Emmanuel Sylvestre Aug. 31, 2020, 8:15 a.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

What is your experience and thoughts on pre-fab wall assemblies?

...anels . There are also companies that will take your building plans and create walls to match that can be delivered and assembled, that can be a great option as...

Posted by Shaun B Nov. 12, 2019, 4:16 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 2 Responses

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

...ar panels and have access to a variety of machines for digging and clearing land, and I know if I can create a reasonable plan I can get friends and family on b...

Posted by Ocean-Lynn Georgelin Oct. 22, 2019, 11:40 p.m. Concept and design 2 Responses

I want to insulate the outside of my house, which type of insulation do you think is best?

...aving a gap all the way around so as to spray expanded foam to fill the gap between the studs and plates, to create an air tight wall (as tight as I can anyways...

Posted by J. Ferguson Nov. 15, 2017, 10:34 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 12 Responses