Guest House Building and Planning Ideas - If you're planning on
building a guesthouse, I would suggest that you check with your local
planning and building departments first. One of the last things that
most city planning departments want to have, is to families living on a
property that isn't zoned for it.
to Shop for Great Home Building Ideas - You finally purchased the
building lot in your dreams and now it's time to start shopping around
for some great home building ideas. Where do you start looking and is
there anyone that can help you generate ideas for your new dream home.
Building Your Own Home With Books - Most of us only dream of
building your own home and living in it for the rest of our lives, well
maybe not for the rest of our lives. My grandfather built his home when
my father was nine years old and lived in it until he died. As a
Carpenter and general contractor, I have always wanted to build my own
home but never got the chance.
Five Simple Rules for Home Design - If you're seriously interested
in designing a house for you and your family to live in, you should pay
attention to these five simple rules for home design. Even if you can't
apply all of them, hopefully you can use one of them.
Design Software Tips - Before You Build - The benefits of using home
design software can be unbelievable. Whether you have experience with
home-building design or not, home design software can give you a pretty
clear picture of what the new house is actually going to look like and
this is wonderful.
Design, Reevaluate and Then Build - New Home Construction - If
you're planning on building a new home, you know that you need a good
plan. Once you have a good set of plans for constructing your new home,
there's a good chance that you will limit any potential problems that
might arise during construction.
Preliminary Home Design Budget Problems - You've just bought the
dream lot and now it's time to build your dream home, but you don't know
where to start. Maybe you've started to design your home, but don't know
if you have a good design or one that's functional and will meet your
Do I Really Need an Architect to Design My House? - One of the
biggest questions that most do-it-yourselfers want to know, when it
comes to building a house is whether they need an architect or not.
Can't they simply draw out the plans for themselves and submit them to
the city planning and building departments.
Proper Planning Saves Homeowners From Frustration - One of the worst
things that you can do when designing a home is too rushed through the
home planning process. I'm talking from experience and Iím here to warn
you that this is the most important part of building a new home.
Stairway Placement and Elegant Design - One of the best pieces of
furniture in anyone's home is going to be their stairway. Most stairways
are centrally located and visible the moment that you open up the front
door. There is a reason for this and most architects don't want to share
the secrets with designers or other professionals in the business.