The most common type of cement used in the home building industry is white cement, which is expensive and used primarily for architectural purposes. Colored cement is mostly used for decorative flooring.
Buying a building lot is often done by those looking for freedom and independence from a typical development community. You get to create exactly what you desire within your budget. But it is easy to fall in love with an unsuitable piece of property before doing your due diligence.
You have been planning your dream home for some time, but now you have to think about how you are going to pay for it. Overwhelmed? You shouldn’t be. Following this step-by-step guide to budgeting makes the process that much easier.
Of course, you want your own home. The big decision: should you buy an existing home or build a one from plans? Before you decide to build, here is what you need to know. Then think it through, plan and organize each step, and prepare to be an active participant.
Remember the old bungalow courts in Pasadena—one-story houses built around a common courtyard? They combined privacy and community. Similarly, today’s residential developments governed by HOAs feature individual homes with common areas like parks, bike paths, and pools. Here are the pros and cons in living within an HOA community.
With the growing interest in eating organic fruits and vegetables, roof gardens are trending.
The universal desire for a place to call home is the reason why The Plan Collection has decided to pledge its support to Fisher House Foundation during the months of April, May, October and November by donating 5% of all house plans sales. Fisher House is best known for a network of comfort homes where military and veterans’ families can stay at no cost while a loved one is receiving treatment.
The garage as we know it is more than 90 years old, and it has evolved into a number of variations. Here is a look at your options, along with guidelines on how to choose what will best suit your needs when you select your dream home.
To build a home with the best garage plan, customize the plan based on your family's priorities, then discuss the garage plan with your builder before you build.
Snow-proof your house plan, then let it snow... let it snow... let it snow.