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Never Settle for a Home You Don't Love


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Never Settle for a Home You Don't Love

When I was finally ready to purchase my first home after I graduated from college and found a stable job, I was on a tight budget. I settled for a house that was "good enough" for the time-being, but knew that in the future I would move to a larger one. Once I met my wife and she moved in, we thought about moving but loved the location of our home and had made great friends with the neighbors. For years, we thought we had "to settle" with the home we had since we didn't want to move, but recently, we decided to have several of our rooms remodeled. We are now in love with our home and think everyone should live in a home they love! We decided to start a blog to share what we learned about home construction and remodeling during the process!

Latest Posts

Paving Your Home's Driveway With Concrete
19 August 2020

The driveway is one of the areas of your property

Four Tips For Designing A Functional And Appealing Custom Exterior For Your Home
6 July 2020

One key benefit of building a custom home is that

3 Reasons To Powder-Coat Your Iron Railings
19 March 2020

The type of railings that you install on your prop

Burst Pipes Due To Freezing? What You Need To Know
29 January 2020

Pipes can burst in your home in those cold winter

Three Keys For Propane Use

When you are looking to fuel your vehicles, your home, equipment or other machinery, it's important that you find the fuel source that is ideal. Buying propane is a great way to make this happen, and it's a worthwhile fuel to look into. With this in mind, read the following points and then touch base with a propane dealer that can assist you with what you need: #1: Learn why propane is the best choice for you Read More 

Are You Shopping For The Right Garage Door?

Selecting a new garage door is a bit more complicated than just choosing one that fits the space. There are considerations that should be made to ensure you have a door that is not only secure but also in keeping with your home's architectural style. Before choosing a door, here are a few questions to ask: Why Do You Need a New Door? A well-kept garage door can last for years. Read More 

4 Reasons You Should Consider Getting A Metal Roof

The key to making your home as secure as possible will primarily rest in the type of roof you have. If you're in the market for replacing your current roof, you should think about the material you want to use. Of course, one of the most popular options is a metal roof because of many of the unique benefits it may offer. Knowing some of the reasons to choose this roofing material for your home is sure to be helpful to you. Read More 

The Pros And Cons Of Electric Fireplaces

If you are looking for an alternative to a wood burning fireplace, you may be considering a gas fireplace. Gas fireplaces are the most common type of fireplace next to traditional wood burning ones. However, they are not your only option. Electric fireplaces are also an option for those who do not want a wood burning one. However, unlike gas, there is less information out there about these types of fireplaces. Read More 

Obtaining A Flood Elevation Certificate

If you are moving to an area where flooding occurs on a regular basis, then you will want to acquire flood insurance to protect yourself against financial loss if your home and belongings are damaged in a flood. In order to issue you a flood insurance policy, your insurance agent will need to assess your property's unique risk. This risk is typically evaluated using flood elevation certificates. Here are three things that you must do in order to obtain a flood elevation certificate for your new property. Read More