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What to Know Before Building a Log Cabin

Log cabins are the quintessential symbol of rest, relaxation, and rustic living. Whether you opt to build a log cabin as a primary residence or private retreat, these one-of-a-kind dwellings are filled with charm and natural beauty. Building a log cabin has a lot of idiosyncrasies that should be given careful consideration before committing to […]

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Your First Home: Should You Buy or Should You Build?

Now that you’ve saved enough money for your first home, the first order of business is to give yourself a well-deserved pat on the back. Congratulations, you are about to achieve another major milestone in your adult life! However don’t get too carried away just yet there’s a lot to do to get your new […]

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How Do Builders Price New Homes?

If you are considering building your own home then you are probably starting to wonder how a builder prices new home. After all, they are working from scratch and there are many pitfalls which can increase the time and costs. It’s no surprise that more Australians are building their own hopes than ever before. Despite […]

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4 Handy Tips to Ensure Safety at Property Construction Sites

When we talk of property construction, injuries aren’t uncommon at these sites. There is always a threat to the health and life of workers at these sites and it can be from varied sources like electrocution, falling from a height, machinery failure, coming in contact with some hazardous or toxic materials etc. Here are few […]

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Building a Brand New Home with Greater Ease

Building your own home from scratch is a great way to get the dream – the home that you have always imagined living in, but which doesn’t seem to actually exist in real life, or which is way out of your price range if it does. However, building a brand new home can be much […]

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construction bonds what are they?

If you are thinking about construction bonds, read this

Also called a building bond or construction surety, a construction bond is a contract that the main players of a building project get involved in. By signing it, the project is protected from disruptions and any untoward incidents that may occur on site. This could be anything – a contractor may become insolvent, bankrupt, the […]

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Why A Custom Home Might Just Be Your Dream House

Home builds have been quite popular for some time now with about 1 in 5 homes constructed, a custom home (Census Bureau’s Survey of Construction, 2016). The number of custom homes varies across states with New England and East Central North Divisions registering a high of 39% while the Middle Atlantic Division, 32%. Home building […]

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All You Need To Know About Helical Piles

Helical piles are ground anchoring systems utilized for building deep foundations.  These items are manufactured using different types of tubular hollow sections for the anchors shaft or pile.  Installation of a helical pile is complex because it requires the movement of earth using hydraulic attachments.  Installation of the helical piles are important because it adds […]

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Mistakes To Avoid When Choosing A Builder

Choosing a builder for your home renovation project is the most important part of the work. It can take a long time to pick the builder you want for your renovation project, but it is crucial that you really take that time to research the builders before you hire. To avoid making a crucial mistake […]

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