Popular floor types for modern homes

Flooring is a term used genetically to describe a lasting covering of a floor or the process of installing such a covering. Popular floor types for homes include laminate flooring, hardwood flooring, engineered wood flooring, ceramic tile flooring and marble…
How to cut home building costs

In these tough economic times, every builder is looking for innovative ways to lower building costs without compromising on safety and beauty. Your dream of decreasing the cost of building a home is valid and can be realised using the…
Top 5 benefits of prefab homes

Prefabricated houses, also known as modular homes or prefabs, are homes built in factories in standard sections that are later transported and assembled on-site. Prefabricated construction has gained popularity over the years due to the following benefits: 1.) Design flexibility…
What to consider when building a home

Building a home is a rewarding but expensive affair. However, the following considerations can enable you to significantly lower the cost of building a house. 1.) Foundation – A building’s foundation performs crucial functions such as bearing the weight of…
5 Ways to lower buildings costs

As the cost of construction continues to escalate, many builders are choosing to postpone their projects until the economy and the markets improve. But even in these harsh economic times, it is possible to lower building costs – without compromising…
Top 5 construction trends for 2016

As the world continues to grapple with the effects of global warming and other catastrophes, the construction industry is rapidly changing to meet the needs of the modern society. To help you stay on top of the emerging construction trends,…
Top home design software

Individuals with good computer skills can create house floor plans and interior design concepts using the following easy-to-use home design software programs. 1.) AutoCAD Freestyle AutoCAD Freestyle by Autodesk is a super-easy program for creating impressive floor plans and other…

Some months ago, I asked a director of a local construction company why his firm did not have a blog. To my surprise, the guy laughed and told me that “blogs don’t add value to businesses”. What I gathered during…