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Building a New Home Series: Tip # 7

Wet Bar Prep – Rough in for wet bar power, Cabinet Lighting Switches, plumbing drain and water supply. This will allow you to install a new wet bar later on if you don’t have it installed during construction. Recessed “Can” … Continue reading

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Building a New Home Series: Tip # 5

Salad Sink in Kitchen Island – Having a 2nd sink in theIsland helps during food prep and clean up. Don’t forget a 2nd sink disposal. Refrigerator or Freezer Power Plug in Utility Room or Garage – This must be added … Continue reading

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Building a New Home Series: Tip #4

Sink in Utility Room – Make it as deep as possible. Plan before foundation is poured so plumbing and drains can be set. Adding a Bathroom – Sometimes some floorplans just don’t work because they lack a needed bathroom. This … Continue reading

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Buiding a New Home Series : Tip # 3

Garage Length and Width – Well if you are going through the trouble of adding a taller door then you want to make sure you are at least 22′ long if you are to park your F-250 or similar sized … Continue reading

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Building a New Home Series: Tip # 2

Single Garage Door Width – Don’t let your contractor put in 8′ doors!!!! You need 9′ or you will have to fold your vehicle mirrors getting in and out! 8′ doors might work if you own a VW Bug or … Continue reading

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Building a new Home Series: Tip #1

Nail Down Hardwood Floors – The reason this makes the list is the fact that if your new home is a 2-story your entire staircase will be affected. If a rug or tile is in front of the bottom step … Continue reading

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The new Era of “Shacking Up” .

With the troubling economy, people these days are quote “shacking Up”. Not the living together before marriage, but the I can’t afford this economy. People must start cohabitating to survive. There is a new trend of people living with parents … Continue reading

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Bye Bye McMansion

According to the National Association of Home Builders’ report. The new home in 2015, houses are getting smaller. In the first half of 2010 the average size new home sized down to 2378 sq. ft. Also on the downsize list … Continue reading

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Asthma Awareness Month is Here (May)

The EPA states that indoor air pollution is two to five times higher than outdoor levels. Smoke comes from many sources like fireplaces, indoor grills and cigarettes. Simple steps can be taken to reduce these types of toxins. Switch to … Continue reading

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I just heard about a great new App for your smartphone.

Did you know that Sherwin-Williams and Benjamin Moore both have new Apps for your smartphones. These Apps allow you to snap a picture of a designer item and recieve back a paint palette to match ypur How cool is that? … Continue reading

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