There are three different types of foundations commonly used during the construction of a home - slab foundations, crawlspace foundations, and basements. With a slab foundation, the home is built extremely close to the ground, which prevents the homeowner from gaining access to the piping and wiring. Crawlspace foundations, on the other hand, provide an access point to these areas because the home is built several feet off of the ground. Finally, basements are made with at least 8 foot ceilings...continue reading
Many people overlook how vital the roof type is when it comes to architectural design. The roof type, along with the materials chosen, can instantly and dramatically improve the visual, structural, and value of a property. Additionally, roof design can increase the curb appeal of a home.continue reading
Buildings are at the heart of every community. They provide protection not only from the elements but also house the memories and milestones of a family or business. Designing and building a structure evokes a sense of pride as the building's owners look towards the future.continue reading
In recent years, there has been a reawakening in construction materials that have withstood the test of time and are environmentally-friendly. Various types of stone, including granite, marble, slate, and limestone have been embraced by architects, business owners, and homeowners to bring form, fashion, and function into homes and commercial properties.continue reading
A one level house style is often considered the perfect home layout. Why? Building a one level house can be like getting married; hopefully, you’ll be in it for many years to come. If you plan to build a two- or three-story house and live in it for 50 years or more, you will want to consider how you will navigate the upper levels of the house when you are in your eighties. It’s a fact of life that stair will be a factor when you areolder. Popular a one level house includes styles like Cape...continue reading
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