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French Country Home Plan

French Country home plan 72166 greets you with a lovely stone veneer exterior with matching stone wainscoting extending as a low wall on the right and left sides of the home. The front door is entered through a covered, arched portico. The cedar of the porch pillars is repeated in the window shutters and the [...]

By |October 30th, 2013|Home Styles, House Plans|0 Comments

Craftsman Cottage Home Plan

Craftsman cottage home plan 59900 greets you with a myriad of delightful architectural features on every side. Long shed dormers admit light into the interior for the entry and provide more head room in the guest suite over the two car garage. White rafter tails decorate the eave of the roof to the right of the [...]

By |October 24th, 2013|Home Styles, House Plans|0 Comments

Barn Style Home Plans

House Plan 90685 90685 It's not so bad to live in a barn- if you build one of our barn inspired home plans! Home plans 90685 and 65922 conjure up farm life nostalgia by replacing the traditional roof with the classic gambrel style roof. Instead of a hay loft, these gambrel [...]

By |October 18th, 2013|Home Styles, House Plans|0 Comments

How To Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

(BPT) - It's now easier than ever for homeowners to transform their homes into models of green living thanks to the growing availability of affordable, energy-smart building products and materials. From replacing incandescent light bulbs to reviewing the energy rating on new appliances, more homeowners are making informed decisions on how to cut energy consumption [...]

By |October 17th, 2013|Energy Efficiency, Home Improvement|1 Comment

Luxury Tuscan Style House Plan

Luxury Tuscan Style House Plan 75132 has 3927 square feet of living space with 3 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. Outside, the home is adorned by two windows with wrought iron balconies, rustic wooden pillars on stone pedestals, wooden shutters and exposed rafter tails under the circular roof of a marvelous central tower. An arched front [...]

By |October 15th, 2013|House Design, House Plans|0 Comments

Whole House Humidifier for a Healthy Winter

(BPT) - Dry, winter air causes numerous problems that can adversely affect the health and comfort of your family. Many of these issues materialize indoors, where countless people suffer from dry noses, cracked, itchy skin and sore throats. These health and comfort issues arise because the relative humidity (RH) of cold, outdoor air drops significantly [...]

By |October 11th, 2013|Healthy Homes|0 Comments

Versatile Garage Apartment Plans

Garage Apartment Plan 74803 There are endless reasons why a garage/apartment plan would be the perfect addition to your property. If you are planning to build a new home, start with the garage apartment. Before you know it, you will have a comfortable place to live on site when you begin construction on the [...]

By |October 7th, 2013|House Plans|0 Comments

Tips for Roof Replacement

(BPT) - Summer storms are a reminder to make certain your roof is well-equipped to help provide protection from Mother Nature. Considering a roof replacement? Follow these tips for outstanding performance, increased curb appeal and enhanced comfort for your family. 1. Check the warning signs One of the best ways to stay in front of [...]

By |October 3rd, 2013|General Advice|3 Comments