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Cost to Build a Garage With Apartment Living

Mar 31, 2023 — Olivia Elsher

Suppose an older relative is coming to live with you, or you hope to get…

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5 Tips When Moving for the First Time 

Mar 31, 2023 — Peter Chambers

It may sound like the simple act of going from one home to another. However,…

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6 Interior Painting Tips for Beginners

Mar 30, 2023 — Evelyn Long

Painting is often the first project in a beginner DIYer’s journey. The supplies are relatively…

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Rubber Flooring for Basements: The Right Choice for You?

Mar 29, 2023 — Evelyn Long

Whether you’re finishing your basement with the whole nine yards or just want to make…


How to Soundproof a Room in an Apartment

Mar 28, 2023 — Evelyn Long

Do you find yourself eavesdropping on the neighbor’s conversations and worry they might be able…

The Only Moving Checklist You’ll Need

Mar 27, 2023 — Evelyn Long

Moving is a fun and exciting time in life. You may be moving across the…

9 Rental Friendly Upgrades That Benefit Both Landlords and Tenants

Mar 24, 2023 — Peter Chambers

Property maintenance can get expensive and time consuming as a landlord. Plus, you don’t want…

The Power of Big Data in Construction

Mar 23, 2023 — Evelyn Long

Construction is one of the most data-intensive industries in the world. From the moment a…

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What Are Passive Solar Houses, and How Do They Work?

Feb 11, 2023 — Peter Chambers

Building a passive solar house is a great addition to any homeowner’s green journey. This method of home building considers the sun as an indispensable – and inexhaustible – resource.

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5 Roadblocks the Tiny House Movement Faces

Feb 11, 2023 — Rose Morrison

The tiny house movement seems to offer the perfect solution to today’s housing crisis. With…

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Housing Crisis: What’s Slowing Down the Tiny House Movement?

Feb 10, 2023 — Peter Chambers

 There’s a housing crisis in America. Corporate ownership of land threatens to turn entire generations…

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Why Do Buildings Often Have Poor Air Quality? 6 Facts

Feb 8, 2023 — Rose Morrison

The COVID-19 pandemic brought indoor air quality into the public eye, perhaps for the first…

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Can Changing Housing Ordinances Help the Tiny House Movement?

Feb 6, 2023 — Rose Morrison

Although they were originally meant to be helpful, housing ordinances sometimes get in the way…

What a Building Inspector Looks For

Jan 31, 2023 — Evelyn Long

A commercial building is a structure located on commercially-bought real estate. Buyers purchase commercial properties…

The Importance of the IECC Climate Zone Map

Jan 27, 2023 — Evelyn Long

If you’re looking to build a sturdy, energy-efficient home in North America you must know…

10 Green Design Ideas for Building Sustainable Housing

Jan 9, 2023 — Evelyn Long

There’s been increasing demand for sustainable housing as more people have grown concerned about climate…


Best Multipurpose Furniture

Feb 27, 2023 — Evelyn Long

Small spaces can sometimes be a challenge to decorate. However, you can conserve room and…

From Trash To Treasure: 4 Ways To Transform Your Furniture

Feb 25, 2023 — Rose Morrison

Transforming old furniture into something new and fresh is the perfect way to take something…

The Best Modular Apartment Furniture for Your Space

Feb 19, 2023 — Evelyn Long

Whether you’ve been in your apartment for a while or are moving somewhere new, you’ll…

9 Best Stoves for Your Kitchen

Feb 19, 2023 — Evelyn Long

The kitchen is a gathering place for people to enjoy home-cooking and make memories. It’s…

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How to Decorate a Living Room for Fall: 6 Ideas

Feb 19, 2023 — Evelyn Long

If pumpkin spice, rainy days and cozy hours spent by the fire are on your…

8 Best Mops for Tile Floors

Feb 18, 2023 — Evelyn Long

Tile flooring is a popular design choice for home décor, particularly in bathrooms and kitchens.…

15 Best Reading Lamps

Feb 16, 2023 — Rose Morrison

Avid readers need the right kind of equipment. Reading in low light can harm your…

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Thrift Shop Flips to Furnish Your Home on a Dime

Feb 16, 2023 — Peter Chambers

We’ve all seen the trash to treasure shows and read the articles about people taking…