New Construction Resources (02)

Do-It-Yourselfers Can Build A Home And Save Money
If you're considering designing and building a dream home, has is a good place to start—there's information on cost estimates for five different plans, advice on hiring a local architect that can put your dreams to paper, and guidelines for hiring a builder that can make your design a reality. There's even on how to shave money off construction costs, such as serving as your own general contractor.

Home Building Site Covers All The Bases For Beginners and Experts
This comprehensive web site is the place to go for anyone considering building a new home, remodeling or taking on any kind of home improvement project. The Home Building Club offers a number of informative sections, including a planning center for people in the architecture and design phase of a homebuilding project, a building guide that offers step-by-step information to assist you along the way, an online project organizer, a product guide and a message board where you can share and learn from others going through a home improvement project. There are tips on how to get a great mortgage, hiring qualified contractors, choosing the best products for your lifestyle, and even how-tos that will make the move-in process a breeze.

Get Helpful Tips for Hiring a Roofing Company in Arizona
Arizona homeowners who are considering hiring a roofing company for either a repair or replacement project will find valuable tips posted on this website. They include finding a company that is licensed and that has a good record with the Better Business Bureau. Insurance, pricing and warranties are also included on the list.

Walk-In Showers Are Hot—And You Can Install Your Own
There's no hotter bathroom trend today than the walk-in shower, and the editors at want to show you how, with a great piece on walk-in shower installation. If a bathroom addition or renovation project is in your future, and you're on the fence about including this component in your building design, this resource will give you the background information necessary to determine if a walk-in shower is appropriate for your bathroom.

Avoid Personal Injury Drywall Accidents With Tips From the CDC and NIOSH
Home construction, remodeling and renovation projects all lend themselves to potential injury—especially if the person completing the work isn't an experienced contractor. This is a great site that offers background information on how people can hurt themselves installing drywall, and more importantly, how to prevent those injuries from occurring. There are pre-installation tips, suggestions to consider why completing the job, and photo illustrations that teach you how to properly lift a piece of drywall.

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