DIY

    Building Tips

    Detached vs Attached Garage

    Our current house has a detached garage as you can see in the photo above. This is the first time we’ve had a detached, and I have to say, we’ve really enjoyed it. Many would argue they would only have an attached garage, but I could go either way. I feel like they both have pros and cons. So let’s take a look at each.

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  • Building Tips

    Three Home DIY Projects That Will Save you Money

    To buy it or to DIY it? That is the question. Some would rather save the time and energy, while others would rather save the money. I do think it depends on what it is and really how much money you are actually saving. Also, you must consider how much value is it going to add for all the time and effort you will be putting into it.

    November 12, 2019
  • Design Decisions, Paint

    Why We Chose Sherwin Williams White Duck for Our Exterior Paint Color

    We are so excited to announce we have chosen the exterior paint color for our new house. This was such a huge decision for us, as many others have been as well. I mean let’s face it, building a house is full of decisions. If it wasn’t for Henry narrowing down things for me and all of our wonderful followers, I would be in major trouble. Decisions are just plain difficult for me!

    November 6, 2019
  • Building Tips

    How to Make New Brick Look Old

    As much as Henry and I love building new homes, we love the character of older homes as well. It is sometimes hard to achieve the character and older look on a brand new home, but it can be accomplished. One way we are implementing this character is trying to give our exterior brick somewhat of an older look.

    November 5, 2019

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