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A Covered Front Porch: More Than Just a Lovely Place to Sit

For many homeowners, having a covered front porch might seem like a luxury. The added expense of a covered porch stretches the budget, whether you are building new or renovating—is it worth it?

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Posted by Sherry Noyes on April 7, 2017

Plans vs. Specifications: Which One Wins When Building a House?

All builders have two documents that guide them when building a house: the plans and the specifications. In a perfect world, those two documents seamlessly mesh together and support one another.

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Posted by Sherry Noyes on February 17, 2017

What You Need to Know About House Plans vs Specifications

Building a house from scratch is a tremendous undertaking. It requires you to make a seemingly endless parade of decisions about things you might not have thought much about before. One area of confusion for first-time home builders can be the difference between the house plans and the specifications.

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Posted by Sarah Powell on February 9, 2017