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Explore architectural styles and innovative home conversions. Learn ways to enhance your home with architectural details.

Mountain Ridge Handcrafted Log Homes and Log Cabins

Is there anything more beautiful than waking up in winter to white fields covered with pure white snow as far as the eye can see? Well, yes there is, add to that picture-perfect image a log cabin made from thick natural wood and a roaring fireplace and I’ll never leave. When I see homes made from natural materials and even...

Five Front Door Decor Ideas You Should Consider in 2020

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Your front door is the first point of contact with your home. Instead of just being a barrier, protecting you from intruders, you can give it a touch of personality. Make it part of your exterior décor. This year ditch that wreath you’ve hanged on it for years and get creative with these front door decor ideas. Flowers décor Flowers have...

Top 17 Smart Gabion Wall Ideas To Enhance Your Space

A gabion wall is made from steel cages filled with stone. Fittingly, the term "gabion" is derived from the Italian word for cage. Historically, landscapers use them as retaining walls as their heavy weight is ideal for holding the surrounding earth in place. More recently, the uses of gabion walls have expanded in a creative and gorgeous application. Here are...

3 of the Biggest Plumbing Projects in History

While we often think of fixing pipes in a person’s house or at a local park when plumbing comes to mind, this profession affects a wide range of people, even the population of a country, by providing clean water. This objective is becoming harder to achieve by the day, with water demand expected to increase by 55 percent between...

New Orleans Architectural Style

New Orleans architectural style is a mix of French, Spanish and Caribbean influences.  When you stroll the streets of New Orleans you are immersed in history.  Take a step back in time and enjoy the beautiful details that make up the area homes.  There is no denying the charm, elegance and color-rich essence of this great Southern American city. The French Quarter The Soniat...

How to transform your outdoor living space with the help of a landscape architect

Are you looking to transform your outdoor area into a living space while still keeping the natural beauty that drew you to the location in the first place? Is there a stunning ocean view or surrounding woods that make the land special? When starting a major landscape project, consider the ways in which a landscape architect can make your project...

5 Ways a Retractable Roof Can Enhance Your Business

If you own a business, particularly in the hospitality industry, having an outdoor space can be a hugely attractive and profitable addition to your site. During the summer, many customers actively seek out spots with outdoor seating, so if this is something your restaurant, cafe or bar is lacking than you could stand to lose out on big bucks. Some...

Home Improvement With Low Maintenance Exterior Cladding

One thing that quickly becomes obvious when you own your own home is that there is always something to do; your work is never really finished. Some jobs are small enough that they can be put off for a while. But there are those that need to be dealt with as quickly as possible. These are the jobs that affect...

7 Curb Appeal Ideas On A Budget

Your home is one of the few places you can escape to and remove the stresses of everyday life. However, no matter how comfortable you feel there it s important to remember that it does matter how the outside of your home looks. Keeping your curb appeal up makes it easier to get finance and maintain the value of your...

Easy Ways for Millennials to Build the Home of Their Dreams

For all the cynicism millennials have incurred, we have to admit this generation is well on its way to a challenging future. And we can sense their desire to start their own lives without much difficulty. After all, millennials have access to a plethora of digital technologies that can help them with practically any task they can get their...

How to Add Charm with Windows (Inside and Out)

You can add charm with windows, both inside and out of your home. Your windows allow you to connect with the world outside your walls. Perhaps you have views of sweeping mountains or the city. Or, maybe you're lucky enough to have sea views. Whatever lies outside, windows connect you with the outdoors. From the exterior of your home, windows...

New York City Penthouse Apartments With Incredible Style

New York City penthouse apartments are well-known as highly-desired real estate. And why not? With stunning city or park views, posh amenities, and a level high above the street noise, penthouse dwellers wouldn't settle for less! Let's take a look at the apartments that are the toast of NYC. New York City Penthouse Apartments SWEEPING VIEWS Most penthouse apartments have sweeping views. Literally, these...

The Best Branding To Build Your Construction Company

The construction industry is not just about building homes; it also has to be about selling them and about selling yourself as a contractor. If you are solely focused on the building aspect and forget about the promotion, that can leave you chasing jobs instead of being so busy that you have to turn them away. Unfortunately, for some...

Top 5 Reasons To Love A Tiny Home

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Here are the top 5 reasons to love a tiny home. As home prices have skyrocketed, people have fallen in love with this new concept. In fact, the idea of ditching a huge home has become quite appealing! So let's take a look at why so many people love tiny homes! A CONNECTION TO THE OUTDOORS: Because of the small size, tiny...

Why American Barn Homes Are Such A Hot Trend

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Here's a quick photographic rundown to show you why American barn homes are such a hot trend right now. Indeed, this barn home is rugged. The trend started in the USA in the heart of Texas. Why not? The barn home is sturdy and stands up to extreme weather. In fact, some would argue that they are sturdier than a...

7 Exterior Renovations That Add Style And Value To Your Home

Check out these amazing 7 exterior renovations that add style and value to your home. The outside of your home is important. We call this curb appeal. Because it's the first thing a visitor sees, it's a chance to make a great first impression. Of course, you want to invest in wise renovations. These exterior renovations will get you the...

13 Great ideas of facades for country houses

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One of the most popular styles of home design in the United States right now is the traditional country house. Typically, country home plans combine several traditional architectural details on their well-proportioned, cozy facades. Look for porches, gables, lap siding, shuttered windows, and dormer windows on country home plans. Their famous nostalgic look lends them their enduring appeal. If you're...

Top 15 Small Houses & Tiny House Designs & Floor Plans

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5 Simple House Floor Plans to Inspire You If you have never known about a great yet simple house floor plans, it is time to consider these plans for your home. A simple home can look as great as those that are packed with lots of luxury furniture. Adding luxury furniture is a great idea to give your home a great...
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