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Raised Heel Truss

In one of the more common areas to save on your heating cost, the raised heel truss with additional insulation is one that is in reach for most of our clients. Essentially, at the ends of the hip part of…
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True Built Home-we are adding a few new plans

We have been busy and are inviting you to take a look at three new plans. The Jasmine-big, open rambler sure to delight those needing floor space. The North Wood-Perfect 2 story ready to fit on smaller city lots. The…
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Drywall Level Finish

Every once in a while we run into a difference of opinion with a client over the finish standard of our garages when they want to have the garage fully sheet-rocked. Some have come under the impression that the finish…
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3 Billion plastic bottles and some really smart people

What do you get when a company wants to make their carpet exclusively with plastic bottles? Much cleaner landfills, and oh, carpets that are the best in the world! True Built Home and Mohawk, the award winning flooring people, have teamed up…
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Hybrid Hot Water Tanks-Why Wise, and How They Work

Having hot water is essential to the modern family. Thanks to some genius in the past, we no longer have to cut word and boil it over a fire! After all, after cutting all that wood, who needs a hot…
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A word about slab on grade floors

Several times throughout the year, we are often asked about doing a home with a slab on grade as the main surface for the home.  Which is better, a crawlspace, as a on your lot builder we do, or a…
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How to buy a home

Before we get into the nuts and bolts of “how to buy a home”, we should first consider “should I settle for a used home?” It’s cliché but often repeated, buying a home will be the largest investment you will…
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Learn About Cemplank Lap Siding

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Cemplank® lap siding Is an attractive and durable alternative to vinyl and hard board siding. The cedar grain texture of Cemplank provides a wood appearance with proven fiber cement performance. Our unique formulation resists termites and rotting, is non-combustible and…
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5 Mistakes People Make When Building A Home

5 Mistakes People Make When Building A Home If only, if only! People having been repeating those words for years after having made a choice or decision that they later regretted: “if only I had . . .”. That can…
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Three Critical Mistakes for Young Couples to Avoid

Three Critical Mistakes for Young Couples to Avoid Did you know that according to CBS Money Watch  nearly half of all younger couples are underwater on their mortgage? Here are the 3 mistakes some make that you want to avoid so…
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