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Rainwater Harvesting

Cisterns above ground or below and other matters related to storing and using rainwater in and around the house. Click to read this article...

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Accessory Dwelling Units -- What? Where? Why?

Why building an accessory dwelling unit can be a smart idea -- and tips to navigate the process. Click to read this article...

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What's On Your Outdoor Living Wish List?

A recent survey by the American Society of Landscape Architects lists the garden/outdoor living features that homeowners desire. Click to read this article...

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How to Modify a House Plan

You can personalize a home plan to fit your lifestyle. For example you might purchase this studio tower Plan 479-6 and then add a breezeway and another wing, as shown above. Click to read this article...

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Talking Porches & Pergolas

David asks Ron Sakal and Sallie Hood of The Homestead Partners about their outdoor-oriented home designs. Click to read this article...

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Prefab Roof Trusses

What you need to know about prefabricated roof trusses, exposed or hidden. Click to read this article...

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How to organize your garage

Expert organizers tell how to make your garage efficient & uncluttered. Click to read this article...

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