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Yearly Archives: 2009

/2009

CASITAS – DESIGN AND DIVERSITY

Diversity becomes an important ingredient of any well-designed home plan.  Although many of us find the same homes attractive, there are always subtle differences in our personal requirements.  Addressing these unique concerns often involves approaching the design with a different perspective.  In doing so, I often find that diversity itself can offer solutions that allow [...]

RV Garage Plans and Motor Home Garages

RV's are a major investment for most people and building a motor home garage to protect your house on wheels is a wise investment. RV garage building plans are not just for your motor home or camper they also work very well for many boat and trailer combinations. If you tow a run-a-bout vehicle behind [...]

By |September 25th, 2009|Garage Plans|0 Comments

Three Car Garage Plans For Your 3 Car Garage

Search our entire collection of Three Car Garage Plans here.   Building a new three car garage, whether detached or attached, is one of those things that will most likely cause you to say, "I should have done this years ago." A garage not only offers you practical benefits on a daily basis, it also significantly increases [...]

By |September 24th, 2009|Garage Plans|0 Comments

One Car Garage Plans to Build a 1 Car Garage

Search our entire collection of One-Car Garages here. Building a new garage, whether detached or attached, is one of those things that will most likely cause you to say, "I should have done this years ago." A garage not only offers you practical benefits on a daily basis, it also significantly increases the overall value [...]

By |September 24th, 2009|Garage Plans|0 Comments

A-Frame Home Plans and The A Shaped House

Search our A-Frame House Plans collection Many consider the A-Frame style house the classic vacation home. It is easily imagined, nestled away in a natural setting, reflecting itself in the rippling waters of a calm lake, or overlooking the crashing waves of an ocean beachfront. The A-frame house has been cast in the role of [...]

By |September 22nd, 2009|Home Styles, House Design|0 Comments

Garage Apartment Floor Plans….The Carriage House

Search our entire collection of Garage Apartment Plans. There are countless types of construction projects that are fashionable with today's homeowners, but one in particular stands alone - literally. It's the detached garage with an upper-level apartment floor plan. For an array of reasons, detached garage designs are experiencing resurgence in popularity. In reviewing the countless [...]

By |September 22nd, 2009|Garage Plans|0 Comments

Tips to save your home and life in case of fire

(ARA) - Every year more than 500,000 fires occur in homes across the nation. To help protect your home and your loved ones, the experts have come up with the following easy-to-follow tips that could make all the difference. "Fires, even small ones, can quickly become out of control," says Lou Manfredini, Ace's "Helpful Hardware [...]

By |September 4th, 2009|Home Safety|0 Comments

Simple Steps to Stylish and Affordable Outdoor Spaces

(ARA) - When the sun is shining and the summer breezes are blowing, it's difficult to resist the call to relax outdoors. But if you have a blank canvas of grass or a cement slab, it doesn't exactly call to mind visions of barbecues and family gatherings. Don't stare longingly out the windows this summer [...]

Affordable outdoor improvements offer great return on investment

(ARA) - With the real estate market yet to rebound from its dramatic plunge and credit still tight, housing figures show that more homeowners are staying put. But that doesn't mean they're sitting idly by. People are investing in affordable home upgrades that not only make an immediate impact, but make their property more attractive [...]

By |July 20th, 2009|Decks, General Advice, The Backyard|1 Comment

Flip Burgers with Mother Nature – Grill Green This Summer

Going Green at the Grill Is Easy, Tastes Great and Helps Saves the Planet One Bite at a Time   (ARA) - Each spring, millions of grilling enthusiasts dust off the grill in anticipation of another fun-filled summer of backyard barbecues. But at what cost to the environment? According to Sierra magazine, the estimated 60 [...]