Building Tips

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    What are Standard Window Sizes?

    Let’s discuss an often overlooked but crucial aspect of home design and renovation – standard window sizes. Understanding the common dimensions and variations of window sizes is very important. This knowledge can make the difference between a seamless installation process and unforeseen construction headaches. It can also help you visualize your space more effectively and even optimize your home’s energy efficiency.

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    All You Need to Know About Roof Pitch: Roof Pitch Chart

    Roof pitch is a term that’s thrown around a lot in the construction industry, but for many people, it can still be confusing. If you’re not familiar with roof pitch, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered! In this blog post, we’ll break down what roof pitch is and why it matters.

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    How Many Steps Are In a Flight of Stairs?

    If you have ever been involved in building a staircase, you have probably asked the question: How many steps are in a flight of stairs? In this article, we’re going to answer that question and tell you why it can vary based on a few different factors. Having designed and built several staircases myself, I can tell you that it is extremely important to do it right and according to your local building codes!

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    Wood vs MDF Baseboard

    If you’re planning a renovation project or building a new home, you may be considering what type of baseboard to use. When it comes to choosing, there are two popular options – wood vs MDF baseboard. Both types have their pros and cons and it’s important to understand the differences before making a decision. We’ve used both in the homes that we’ve built and remodeled, and I have to say that there are definitely pros and cons to each. So let’s break down what those are so you can make the right choice for your home.