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When you build a new custom home today there are hundreds, if not thousands of decisions you will need to make. Most home buyers are ready to focus on the fun ones; picking kitchen cabinets, flooring colors, bathroom tile, and even developing or finding their new homes floor plan. However, there ...
12/11/2017
We still fight it every day. The preconceived notion of what a home built using modular construction is or isn’t. The internet and Google have become the best friends of modular construction. Home buyers are now, more than ever before, able to research building methods, materials, technologies, a...
12/04/2017
Thirty years from now, after concluding a long and proud career in residential building, I can see myself taking my 8 year old grandson to visit the Museum of New Home Construction. Home construction is much more than connecting boards and materials together in a pleasing pattern to create a basi...
11/13/2017
Your credit score is complex, but having a better basic understanding about how it really works can help you to improve your credit report. While there’s more credit score information available than ever before, many potential home buyers continue to have misconceptions about credit scores that c...
11/06/2017
Mass customization is a concept to manufacture a relatively high volume of product options for a relatively large market that demands customization, without tradeoffs in cost, delivery, and quality. Modular construction is the term used to describe the use of factory-produced building modules tha...
10/30/2017
You never know when the next storm is coming. It could be high winds, a tornado, a hurricane, or an earthquake. In the U.S., every region is susceptible to at least one of these events. Now imagine one of them strikes when you are at work and your family is at home. Is your home built to withstan...
10/23/2017
Custom home builders for years have used the term “stick built” to label their homes as higher quality. The logic is that if you build a home one stick at a time, then you have taken the time to cut, place, and fasten each “stick” correctly. This is a distraction from what it really is. “Stick bu...
10/09/2017
The first thing you hear from almost any source when you start to think about building a new home is to check your credit score. Most prospective home buyers then head to websites like myFICO or Credit Karma to get their credit score. For some, this may be the first time they have actually ever s...
10/02/2017
er·go·nom·ics/ˌərɡəˈnämiks/nounthe science of refining the design of products to optimize them for human useWhen you think about what home ergonomics is, the first thing that comes to mind for most is fitting the home to the resident that lives in it… designing the home with the body’s comfort in...
09/25/2017
Have you ever driven by a home construction site and noticed that big dumpster in the yard? For most, the initial impression is that it’s great to have a place to put the construction garbage to keep the jobsite looking neat and to keep the trash from blowing around. However, it’s a custom built ...
09/18/2017
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