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How to Choose Between a Single-Story and Two-Story House

Image source Purchasing a home is a pretty big financial step, so there are many important choices to be made. The choice that usually holds the greatest dilemma among homebuyers is the one between a single-story and two-story house. The thing is, there’s no clear-cut answer to which is the better investment. This depends on [...]

Ways to Save Money When Building a House

Like this house plan? Click here to see the plan specifications. The home buying process is complicated for many Americans. There are many options for housing on the market, but some feel as though nothing fits exactly what they need within their price range. Because of this, many people have considered the alternative option of [...]

6 Mistakes to Avoid When Building a New Home

Building a new home is incredibly exciting. After years of putting up with your old house’s shortcomings, you finally have the opportunity to build the property of your dreams. When done right, you’ll have a personal haven that has everything exactly the way you and your family want it. Yet if you’re not careful, you [...]

By |August 16th, 2019|General Advice, Home Construction|0 Comments

The Process of Building a Custom Home: How to Get Started

Click here to see the floor plans and specifications for House Plan 51939. Building a custom home can take some extra thought and effort when compared to purchasing an existing home, but there's really no comparison to the amount of freedom and flexibility that this option affords you. Benefits include taking full advantage of the [...]

Top Tips for Rebuilding Your Home Office After Storm Damage

Sometimes nature can wreak havoc with our lives. When your in-home work space is damaged by storms, knowing how to pull things back together can be overwhelming. Here is important advice for renovating your office to put you back on track and avoid more troubles down the road. First Thing’s First  Once you are assured [...]

Forward-Thinking Yard Projects to Tackle This Fall

(BPT) - The temperature may not have dropped just yet, but make no mistake, fall is coming. Soon enough, baseball will give way to football, green leaves will turn yellow and red, and your lawn care routine will take on a whole new set of tasks. Fall lawn care isn't the long marathon of the [...]

By |August 18th, 2017|General Advice, The Backyard|0 Comments

How to Plan an Eco-Friendly Home Design

Feeling inspired? Inspiration is a muse you can’t just ignore, and when it comes to redecorating, you shouldn’t have to! Still, maybe the environmental cost of remodeling or redecorating weighs heavy on your heart. After all, most home products aren’t exactly built with sustainability in mind. At Home Improvement Leads, we’re always searching for new [...]

By |August 12th, 2016|Building Green|0 Comments

Plumbing Tips When Building Your New Home

When you're building a new home, it can be a dream come true, but what about those little things you didn't consider ahead of time? There are dozens of ways that both small annoyances and big problems can be built into your home. Below is a list of eight important plumbing considerations which can make [...]

By |June 3rd, 2016|Home Construction|0 Comments

Why You Should Consider Putting Fencing in Your Yard

7 Reasons To Consider Putting A Fence In Your Yard Adding a fence to your new home is about more than aesthetics — in fact, it’s about significant property value. “The appearance of a fence adds value to the home overall,” writes real estate company Century 21. “Buyers with children or pets will appreciate the [...]

By |March 25th, 2016|Real Estate, The Backyard|0 Comments

Garage Design 101

When planning to build a new home, most prospective homeowners spend hours agonizing over kitchen tiles or the exact layout of the master bathroom. The garage, on the other hand, receives far less attention. After all, how do you “optimize” a rectangular box used to store cars and lawnmowers? But designed well, a garage can [...]

By |September 26th, 2014|Before Your Build, House Design|1 Comment