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February 14, 2019 

Garage Door Questions and Answers

Garage Door Questions and Answers

We know there's a lot to learn about finishing products when you build your own home, and it can be difficult to keep track of it all. If the garage has you confounded, you'll find helpful information in our article, Expert Answers for Your Garage Door Questions.

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The Parkes Build a Craftsman Cottage on Cape Cod

The Parkes family was looking for the perfect two-story house plan that would fit a lot that they'd purchased on Cape Cod that would give them the one-story living they desired. They chose this plan because of its open living space, and after making a few modifications that turned it into the home of their dreams.

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Traditional Ranch from America's Choice House Plans

Traditional Ranch from America's Choice House Plans

The House Designers is proud to introduce this traditional ranch house plan to our popular collection of America’s Choice House Plans! With just over 2,000 square feet of space, this family-friendly floor plan boasts traditional style and versatility. We've listened to customer modifications, thoughts, and reviews on a best-seller to create this hot new design. And by bringing House Plan ...

5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Home Improvement Loan

5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Home Improvement Loan

By Linsey Knerl If you’ve recently taken out a personal loan to make some much-needed home upgrades, deciding which projects to take on may seem overwhelming. Do you start with the kitchen? Should you add a bath? While many projects are priced similarly, their return on your investment varies wildly. Here are five ways to make sure you use your new source of funding wisely. 1. ...

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Step-By-Step Building Guide

The House Designers understands how exciting it is to build a new home! In an effort to make the process easier, we have put together this step-by-step home building guide to help you understand the different building phases and how it all comes together.

Benefits of Insulated Concrete Forms

You may have come across the term 'ICF' or 'Concrete house plan' in your search to find your dream home and may be wondering just what is meant by this term. ICF stands for Insulated Concrete Form and refers to an alternative to conventional timber framing construction.

How Many Trees Does it Take to Build a Home?

The first step to putting up the frame of a house is typically a trip to a lumberyard to pick up ready-cut pieces of wood, but that wasn't always the case. Back in the old days, when houses were usually built by the soon-to-be homeowners, people had to harvest trees themselves.