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    Mold Prevention Tips & Best Practices

    Mold is a fungus that produces spores which are spread by floating around in the air. It is present in indoor environments, thriving in areas that are moist and warm. When a spore lands on a damp..

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    Types of Insulation Used in Residential Building

    Insulation is an important piece of every building and residential property constructed. It keeps buildings warm during cold months and cool during warm months and is a key part of how energy..

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    Design Elements to Keep on Hand

    Often, when people think of construction, they think of the building process. But there’s also design elements in construction, especially with new builds and renovations. It’s not just about the..

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    Structural Materials to Keep On Hand

    As someone who runs a construction business, or someone who is looking to break into the construction business, you may decide to keep certain materials on hand on a regular basis. Structural..

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    Exterior Materials Series: Decking

    When building decking for your investment property, there is a lot to consider. Different materials create different looks and some are more durable than others. Cost is, of course, also a factor...

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    Energy Efficiency Best Practices in Construction

    Many builders, investors and construction firms are looking for ways to reduce their environmental impact with green construction. This process not only saves money (once implemented) but may also..

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    Exterior Materials Series: Windows

    Windows not only add to the aesthetics of a home, they play a critical role in insulation, ventilation, the amount of light a home gets, as well as protecting a home from all types of weather. As an..

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    Exterior Materials Series: Exterior Doors

    Exterior doors come in many different styles and materials whether they’re used as front doors, side doors, or rear doors. Different types also offer different levels of durability and maintenance..

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    Luxury Rentals: What Renters are Looking For

    Luxury rentals are an excellent way for investors to target a wealthier tenant group and charge more than they could in a standard rental. Of course, this type of building project will also cost more..

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    Interior Materials Series: Flooring

    Flooring is an important consideration when building residential properties, if for no other reason than the sheer amount of square footage it occupies. As a builder or investor, you know that there..

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    Interior Materials Series: Kitchen Counters

    Today, there are many different options for kitchen counters when building new homes or flipping older homes. Everything from natural stone to engineered stone to steel, wood, and even concrete have..

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    Interior Materials Series: Bathrooms

    It’s been said that kitchens and bathrooms sell homes. As a builder or investor, it is important to pay attention to these rooms and use quality finishes that are practical, durable, neutral,..

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