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Emma Sturgis

Emma Sturgis

Emma Sturgis

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From the Ground Up: How to Build a Strong Foundation

Your new home is only as strong as its foundation, and the most important part of that foundation will be the concrete used to build the footers and walls that make up the skeleton of the building.Concrete 101Good concrete is decided by the ratio water to cement. If the mixture is too wet when pour ...

2015's Hottest Interior Design Trends

When planning to redecorate your home, you have several things to consider. You need to think about your existing decor and all of its limitless opportunities. The goal is to create a look that fits your needs while also staying in line with current trends, but where do you start? Here’s a gu ...

Extreme Renovation Tips for Extreme Projects

When planning a major home renovation, you may be surprised at the magnitude of the project in front of you. Both the cost of the project and the scope of the work can seem overwhelming at first and you understandably want your project to be completed without a hitch and with the best possible resu ...

Adding Onto Your Home Without Adding To Your Eco Impact

Over time, many homeowners discover that they are outgrowing their existing home. While relocating to a larger home with a more functional floor plan is one option, the fact is that adding onto your existing home may be more beneficial. However, you may be concerned about the environmental impact a ...

DIY Sunrooms and Greenhouses: What You Need to Know

A sunroom is an excellent addition to any home. Not only is it a wonderful source of passive solar energy, but it gives you a room in which you can grow plants or just enjoy the outdoors indoors! Building your own sunroom can be a great way to cut costs and customize the design to suit your exact n ...