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How to Properly Ventilate Attics in Cold Climates

While roof maintenance extends the life of the roof itself, proper attic ventilation helps make the roof system last longer, and spare you from expensive problems that may occur inside and outside of a building. In places with cold climate, ventilation helps avoid ice damming. Suffice to say that proper ventilation in the attic will prove advantageous to homeowners. Benefits …

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Modern Home Upgrades to Prepare for Winter

Winter proofing your home in preparation for the cold months is something every homeowner must do. But why not do it in such a way that your home’s value would appreciate when the ice melts and the sun comes out? Modern upgrades in preparation for winter Upgrade doors and windows If you want to keep your home warm and reduce …

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5 Myths on Contemporary Home Construction

People were right when they said you shouldn’t believe everything you read or hear. This is especially true in home construction, where the wrong belief can lead to expensive problems. Can you imagine breaking down a newly completed house because there were structural issues that stem from myths? Before you build a house with a modern design, you should know …

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Knowing about Sound Control before Building a Home

Most homeowners don’t know or don’t appreciate the importance of soundproofing until noise becomes a nuisance and impedes daily living. Did you know that noise interferes with sleep and rest, causing headache, stress, fatigue and irritability? This underlines the value of sound control when building or renovating a home. Sound control is a process of studying the types of noise …

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3 Reasons to Build a Modern Home

Are you looking to build a new home or renovate an old one? You might want to take the modern route, where today’s advancements in building construction are integrated into the structure. There are certain advantages to doing so. Modern homes don’t necessarily mean following a contemporary design. A house can look traditional and dated from the inside out, but …