Home Construction (02)
Get Building Cost Estimates Fast
Building-Cost.net provides a handy online calculator that will help building contractors work up accurate estimates for construction projects, including labor and material costs. The calculator factors in the design features for the project, location, size of the home, materials used, and more. Input the specifics and let the calculator do the rest! Best of all, the calculator is a free online tool. Be sure to sign up for the newsletter to receive informative articles and special offers.
Build Your Own Outdoor Firepit
Check out the step-by-step instructions for building your own outdoor fire pit posted here. Find out how to prepare the area, why you should stay away from stones that have been immersed in water and how to deal with drainage. Digging a hole and laying the stone are covered, as well as stacking additional layers of stone on the first one. Discover tips for setting the steel ring over the fire pit. An informational video has also been provided to demonstrate the process from start to finish.
Building Your Own Home a Helpful Guide for UK Residents
Visit Building Your Own Home to find out more about arranging financing for a custom home in the UK, locating and purchasing a building plot, and building a kit (prefabricated home. You will also learn about budgeting, project planning, building regulations, and what to consider if you are thinking about doing some of the construction work yourself.
Ever Wanted to Live in a "Green" House? Let Lisa Sharkey and her Architect
Hubby Show You How It's Done!
Lisa Sharkey and Paul Gleicher, an architect, bought a townhouse in New York and undertook to build their own earth-friendly living space for themselves and their children. Not only can you go on a virtual tour of this lovely home, but you can check out some great articles provided from Good Housekeeping on how you can go "green" as well, how to recycle coffee grounds, what to do with packing peanuts, and more.
Considering Building with Hardwood? Check Out the American Hardwood
Are American hardwoods the right choice for your home? Explore the American Hardwood Information Center to learn about the latest trends in hardwood. In addition to flooring, hardwood can be used for cabinet
construction, woodwork, furniture, and toys. If you have questions about the installation or care of hardwood products, then this informative site is a must-see for you. Check out the range of product choices available and what you need to consider before using American hardwood for your construction project. Learn about green building products and natural materials here,