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Oct
2015
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Flooring decisions: A big step for your new home

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An advantage of buying a brand-new home is the freedom to personalize the space. And that means floors are fair game. From carpet to tile to hardwood, the possibilities can seem endless. Your new home is a reflection of your unique personality and style, so be sure to select surfaces that you’ll enjoy looking at—and …

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13

Dec
2011
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What to expect when building a new home

Building a new home can be one of life’s most rewarding experiences, but can also be a time filled with questions. From breaking ground to moving in and getting settled, make sure you choose a builder willing to provide personal care every step of the way. It’s important that you walk away with both a …

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09

Oct
2011
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Energy Wise spotlight: Low-e windows

“I have to draw blackout curtains in the summer to keep the heat out.”  “My windows are ice-cold and drafty in winter.”  “The carpet and upholstery near my windows and sliding glass doors are fading.”   If this sounds familiar, you may be throwing money out the window. Hot spots in summer, drafts in winter …

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04

Oct
2011
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Design center success: How to go home happy

The most exciting part of building a new home is the freedom you have to personalize it. But how do you get from bare drywall to home at first sight? A lot will hinge on the options your homebuilder offers and the design assistance they provide. Some builders offer only a handful of stock cabinet, …

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24

Sep
2011
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Energy Wise spotlight: HVAC revamp

Did you know the way your HVAC is installed can save you money…or cost you? The truth is, calculating how much heating and cooling is needed for each room hasn’t been an exact science in the past. Builders would make rough estimates based on the number of windows and square footage, but the process was …

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