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Prefab Homes Vs Traditional Homes

What’s the Difference? Unlike a traditional home that is built on your plot of land, a prefab home is built in a factory and transported to the homeowner’s lot in sections.  Do not confuse a prefab home with a trailer.  A prefab home is placed on a foundation, meaning it can have a basement and a…
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Getting Stuck On Stucco-What You Need To Know

There are lots of factors that contribute to your home’s curb appeal and one of the most noticeable components is your home’s siding.  One of the more unique ways to side your home is with stucco.  Here’s a crash course on the benefits & drawbacks of using this product on your home’s exterior. What it…
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Buying House Plans Online…the Good, The Bad & The Ugly

From cars to jewelry to pets, it seems like there’s nothing that can’t be bought or sold on the internet.  It shouldn’t be that surprising to hear that house plans are easily accessible online for purchase.  There are plenty of things that can but shouldn’t got to together (carpets and bathrooms, anyone?) so we decided…
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Ramifications Of Remodeling Without A Permit

Contrary to what you may have heard, the “p” in the word permit does not stand for “pain”.  While it may seem like one more thing on a seemingly endless laundry list of tasks when it comes to a home construction project, it’s vital that a permit be secured when required by your local jurisdiction. …
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FAQ’s About Building Inspectors

What’s the Role of a Building Inspector? A building inspector’s role is to survey completed construction projects to ensure that they are in compliance with building ordinances. Who Do They Work For? Most frequently, building inspectors are affiliated with regional governmental agencies & planning offices. What’s Their Purpose? Building inspectors are there to verify that…
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