What's Old is New Again: Salvaging Materials for Your New Home

New isn't always better. If you're looking for unique fixtures to add retro flair to your home, check out salvage shops. Click to read this article...

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Architectural Styles 101

Not sure how to distinguish between a Craftsman and a Colonial Revival home? Here's your cheat sheet. Click to read this article...

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The Age-Appropriate Home

Ideas from homes designed for "active adults" that are worth considering for the new house you are planning to build. Click to read this article...

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5 Lessons From Older Homes

Key features of older homes that could add character and comfort to the new home you're building. Click to read this article...

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Siding Choices

Siding choices can help you customize a plan. Often they relate to the design and style of your house, as demonstrated in these examples. Click to read this article...

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Controlling Interior Finish Costs

The way to control the costs of interior finishes is to do your homework and plan ahead. Click to read this article...

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New Home Products & Trends at Dwell on Design & PCBC

David found cool new home ideas at the annual Dwell on Design Show in Los Angeles, plus other product news from the Pacific Coast Builder Show, also held in June, 2017. Click to read this article...

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Metal Roofs

Rising popularity for this long lasting alternative to typical roofing materials. Click to read this article...

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