Vinyl Window Replacement

Replacing old windows can enhance the look of your home and make it quieter and less drafty with vinyl window replacement. Many double-hung windows currently on the market are now easier to clean and maintain than older windows with combination screens and storm windows. Given the high cost of replacing windows, the more you know, […]

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Outdoor Kitchen Equipment

Sales in the market are projected to grow 6.3% annually through 2024. While sales for outdoor kitchen equipment are expected to stall amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Freedonia Group projects sales will rise an average of 6.3% annually through 2024. On the basis of the strong annual growth, the Cleveland-based research organization projects the […]

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Energy Star Home Builders

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) honored nearly 200 Energy Star Home Builders and partners for their contributions to public health and the environment. One of the key Energy Star Home Builders that won an ENERGY STAR Award for Sustained Excellence was KB Home, recognized for constructing more EPA Energy […]

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Home Building Permit Drawings

If you are building a new home or remodeling an existing home, chances are you will need a building permit. Even some outdoor projects, such as building a fence or adding a deck in the yard, require a building permit and home building permit drawings. Building permit requirements vary from state to state. Some even […]

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EPA Energy Star Homes

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) honored nearly 200 EPA Energy Star Homes and partners for their contributions to public health and the environment. One of the key partners that won an ENERGY STAR Award for Sustained Excellence was KB Home, recognized for constructing more EPA Energy Star Homes than […]

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Net-Zero Home Construction

Building and designing affordable zero energy homes – the ultimate in energy efficiency – involves 12 integrated net-zero home construction steps that utilize commonly available building materials and equipment along with easy-to-learn building strategies. By following these steps, you can build a new home that is affordable and cost less to own. Cad Pro is an […]

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Home Remodeling Contractors

So, you’re ready to put in a new bathtub, or you finally picked out that new tile for your kitchen. If you don’t want to do the work yourself, or you don’t have the time or skills to tackle a DIY home improvement project, hiring home remodeling contractors is the way to go. When you […]

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General Contractor Services

A general contractor is a manager and possibly also a tradesman that is employed by a client, usually upon the advice of the project’s architect. General contractor services are responsible for the overall coordination of a building project. A general contractor must first assess the project-specific documents (referred to as a bid, proposal, or blueprint […]

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House Building Cost Guidelines

If you’ve always dreamed of owning your own home and you’ve weighed the pros and cons of whether to build or purchase and you’ve decided to build these house building cost guidelines will help you through the building process. The average cost to build a house is $428,000. That estimate is based on a 2,800 square-foot, single-family […]

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Wi-Fi Smart Home Technology

A recent home builder survey finds increasing adoption of Wi-Fi smart home technology in new homes. 35% of surveyed large-scale single-family builders provide the networking infrastructure to provide a “smart-home-ready home” for their customers. A new study of U.S. home and multifamily builders that sell or install Wi-Fi smart home technology reveals the most common […]

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