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Five Signs You're Probably Ready To Build A Custom Home

Have you been dreaming about the possibility of building your dream home? Not a castle in the Hamptons with horses and tennis courts, but a realistic home for you and your family with your stamp of approval? If you've been toying with the idea but still wonder if a custom build is the right solution, look no further. Take a look at these 5 signs that it's definitely time to build and enjoy living in a custom home.

Protecting Your Investment: How To Deal With Mold On Fiber Cement Siding

Your home's exterior can be a serious drain on your time and finances, but you're going to do whatever it takes to keep it beautiful. When it comes to protecting your investment of fiber cement siding, mold can be a constant consideration. Here's how to keep the problem under control and stop it from taking too much of your time and money. What Causes Mold On Your Home's Siding? The optimum conditions for mold to grow on your siding depend on three variables: water, humidity, and light exposure.

How To Keep Your Dumpster From Ruining Your Lawn

Your front yard isn't the most ideal place to park a rented dumpster, but it may be the only available spot if you can't use your driveway or street curb. Your dumpster can do a number on the underlying grass, so the name of the game is "damage control" when it comes to preserving and restoring your landscaping. The following offers a few tips you can use to minimize the damage your dumpster causes to your lawn.

What You Need To Know When Building A Custom Home

There are few things as exciting as building your own home. You get to decide every aspect of your home, from room placement to material choices. However, there are a few key differences between building a home and purchasing a existing one—financing and time. Here's what you need to know before you custom build a home.  Financing your new home construction If you were to buy a pre-existing home, you would need to get a mortgage if you are unable to pay for the home entirely with cash.

How To Prevent Debris From Clogging Your Tankless Water Heater

If your tank water heater has recently broken, then you may consider purchasing a tankless unit to reduce maintenance issues. Tankless water heaters do not require nearly as much maintenance as tank appliances, because there is no holding tank that can allow bacteria, corrosion, and fungi to grow. The lack of a tank also reduces most leak concerns. However, the water pipes that run through the tankless water heater can become clogged with debris.