Strengthening the Foundations of an Existing Home

The foundation of a home isn’t something many property owners think about until there’s a problem. However, there are solid reasons to consider investing in reinforcing the foundation long before that happens. Floods, wind forces, and general soil erosion can all be key concerns for property owners over time. Luckily, there are solutions available for […]

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Mistakes to Avoid When Building a Custom Home – Real-Life Examples

There’s nothing quite like building your own home, especially when you have a trusted builder that ensures it goes well from start to finish. Buying a custom home can be a dream process, or it can be full of pitfalls, mistakes, and frustrations. We’ve witnessed enough heartbreak firsthand in the custom home building industry. To avoid the […]

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Aging in Place Home Modifications

No one imagines themselves growing old in a nursing home. If at all possible, we’d all prefer to spend our twilight years in the houses we’ve turned into homes, near the people and places we love. Thanks to advances in technology, wider availability of services for the elderly at home, and most importantly, the advent […]

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Universal Design Features for Doors & Windows

Universal design is a concept that caters around creating a home for everyone. No matter a resident’s age, abilities, or handicaps, universal design doors and windows are meant to keep the home safe, comfortable, and beautiful. In addition to the latter attributes, windows and doors that are installed using universal design best practices will require little […]

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What is CAPS Certification?

Thanks to the Great Recession, advances in healthcare raising the average life expectancy, and other factors, the senior housing landscape has changed in recent years. Baby Boomers are increasingly preferring to stay in their homes rather than move into senior care facilities. In fact, homeowners aged 55 and older account for half of all home […]

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