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Home Construction & Design


Building one's dream home starts with a plan, design, and budget.  Finding the right home builder to pull off the project is who another matter.  It's important to get multiple quotes from different home builders near you before signing anything.  Talk with local governments over zoning and other programs including possible rebates.  Always be sure to have the proper permits and insurance before starting any work.

Many folks work with planned developments so they are limited in certain styles or floorplan configurations, but custom home builders are able to produce home's from scratch with unique designs and elements that are envisioned by a professional architect.  An experienced home builder will be able to provide many details about the project and keep you informed throughout the process.

A white-ginger cat entering the house through a pet door (Photo by FurryFritz -
HandymanHiring a Contractor
You should call a handyperson with carpentry experience to install a pet door
Modern living room with kitchen and AC (Photo by Dariusz Jarzabek -
Air ConditioningHiring a Contractor
Most houses can be retrofitted for AC in just a few days
white and grey house in the neighborhood (Photo by Carlos Miguel -
RemodelHiring a Contractor
Buying your own construction materials may seem like a bargain, but it comes with its own risks
Aerial view of a two story home with a grey roof (Photo by Iriana Shiyan -
Roof InspectionsRoofing RepairsRoofHiring a Contractor
Verify your roofer can answer questions about their location, insurance, and more
Father and daughter washing dishes (Photo by Sam Bloomberg-Rissman via Getty Images)
Common Plumbing ProblemsPlumbersHiring a Contractor
If your pipes have sprung a leak, you’ll need help...and fast