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Why Roof Trusses Are More Popular Than Rafters

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 21, 2015

Roof framing has undergone a quiet revolution over the past half century. Trusses are gradually replacing the conventional rafters, to the point that nowadays more than 80 percent of...


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Best Uses for Bonus Rooms

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 20, 2015

"Bonus room" is a new term in the real estate business, coined in the early 90s. Although debate is still going on as to what it actually means, usually the phrase describes an extra...


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Low-Maintenance, Eco-Friendly Lawns

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 20, 2015

A lush green lawn is lovely in theory, but in actual practice, it tends to be a major hassle. Mowing and weeding are just plain hard work, and the amount of water necessary to maintain...


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Green Guide to 8 Common Construction Materials

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 16, 2015

Are you planning to build, remodel, or renovate a house this year … or maybe even just daydreaming about it? If that's the case, then you will want to read through this listing...


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6 FAQs About Precast Concrete Walls and Fences

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 16, 2015

The cost is low and the quality is high. It's fast, easy, and uncomplicated to install, yet it is amazingly durable, long-lasting, and simple to maintain. We're talking about precast...