Air Filters Demystified

By Jeremy Cook Home air filters are something that you rarely think about. They produce no immediately visible effect, and simply exist to allow air to pass through them. On the other hand, for both human and machine health, they are extremely important both at home and in the workplace. Without these filters, your heating […]

What to Know Before Buying Home Fencing

By Joseph Truini   Homeowners have many different reasons for installing fences. Some want to increase security or gain a little privacy. Others need a fence to corral pets, enclose a swimming pool, define the property line or enhance the curb appeal of their home. Fences are also used to complement gardens, walkways, hedgerows and […]

A Guide to LED Bulbs and Lighting

By Jennifer Tuohy You’ve been convinced by the energy pitch, and enough time has passed since their inception that LED bulbs are now only a few dollars more than your old bulbs (and will last up to 25 times longer). Now what? How do you buy the right LED for your needs? They’re all packaged […]

What’s the Difference: Fiberglass vs. Mineral Wool Insulation

By Joseph Truini For nearly 80 years, fiberglass insulation has been the most popular type of home insulation, and it’s easy to see why: Fiberglass is affordable, easy to install, readily available in a wide variety of sizes and, most importantly, an excellent insulator. Fiberglass insulation is composed of fine glass fibers that are woven, […]

Create Your Dream Home Kitchen Design

Creating your dream home kitchen starts with a well-designed plan It’s no secret—the kitchen is now the heart of the home, where friends and family gather to eat and mingle. As the use of this space has transitioned from purely functional to this sort of social environment, designers have had to try to adapt their […]

Finding the Perfect House Plan Just Got Easier

The House Designers’ offers a fresh and innovative house plan search experience with its’ newly designed responsive website. Features include a mobile friendly format, interactive modification tools for customizing floor plans and a personalized customer dashboard to save plans, estimates and favorite home products. For most individuals and families, building a new home is the […]