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building a home addition - what you should know

When building an addition to an existing home, many things can go wrong. If you don't know what you are doing, the addition may not be structurally sound, it may leak water and the electrical system could put the entire home at risk of a fire. When I added two bedrooms to the back of my house, I thought that it was going to be an easy project that could be completed in no time. Little did I know that there is a lot of planning that goes into this type of project. This blog will show you what you need to know before you begin building an addition.


Considering A Cedar Shake Roof? Know These 4 Things

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Investing In A Custom Home Is A Wise Decision

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Reasons To Install New Siding For Your Home

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Protecting The Exterior Of Your Home With Steel Siding

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The Best Types Of Rock For A Gravel Patio

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