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Saving Energy in Your Home Office

In our last column we discussed saving energy around the home and saving money as a result. We touched on ways to reduce costs contributed by lighting and appliances; more specifically, the refrigerator and washing machine. In a previous article we talked about the home office. Today we provide a few tips on reducing energy costs in the home office. Persons worki... Read more

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Saving Energy around the Home

Right in your own home, you have the power to save energy and money. Maintaining an energy-efficient home will save you money. Saving energy will also contribute to the reduction in our nation’s overall resources needed to produce and provide energy. An average household dedicates about 5% – 6% of its energy bill to lighting. Switching to energy-efficient... Read more

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Hummingbird house plan

$3,810.30 with Drawings Only $5,764.30 with Drawings and Cost Estimate Floor Area 1,954 sqft Stories 2 | Bedrooms 4 | Bathrooms 3 1/2 Exterior Dimensions 36′-4″ x 34′ Entering this design accentuates magnificent windows and glass doors which grace the interior walls with an instant and irrevocable synergy that connects the interior and exterior spaces. On t... Read more

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Small Spaces: The reward of choice

A recent article revealed that the size of a typical home from the 1970’s has grown from an average of 1,600 square feet to now 2,500 square feet while family sizes have in most cases lowered in numbers over time – with two working parents in the home – a statistic to which most of us can relate. The logic for many is that size represents greater succes... Read more

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Ground Covers

You only get one chance to make a first impression therefore it’s always wise to make it great. First impressions are important in all aspects of life, from the first time you meet someone, your first day at a new job, and the first time someone visits your home. Whenever someone visits your home they start making their impressions from outside. This impression... Read more

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The Kitchen Work Triangle

Today we are indoors and in the kitchen. How often do we really put thought into the layout of our kitchen?  The layout greatly affects the experience.  The main element of this layout, the work triangle, makes all the difference in the world.  The kitchen is typically the most used room in any house, and an efficient kitchen is typically a key point in having... Read more