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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 to. . .  continue reading


3 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. . . continue reading


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. . . continue reading


9 Tips for Hassle-Free Construction

Find out how to build your home with as little difficulty as possible! If it’s your first time buying a custom built home, it can be difficult to know what to do. HGTV has compiled a list of 9 tips. . . continue reading


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 crawl space, as we do, or a slab-on-grade? Some will argue that a. . . continue reading


Building on an Existing Foundation

We are often asked if we can build a home on an existing foundation. It really is on a case-by-case basis. Here is why: Foundations are designed for the home that they were initially designed for. So, if you have. . . continue reading


House Framing

Floor Once a foundation is installed, then framers begin to build the structure of the house. If the house is on a slab foundation, the framers start by erecting the walls. However, if the house is built on a crawl. . . continue reading


How Long Does It Take?

How Long Will it Take to Build My Home? Because our program involves homeowner participation, the answer to this to a great degree depends on the homeowner. When the homeowner follows the instructions he/she receives, and monitors the schedule, the. . . continue reading