17Apr/20

Preparing Your Rural Property Before Building Your Home

You have the property, the blueprints, and the contractor. You are finally ready to begin building your new home. While the excitement of the moment may be overwhelmed by the hundreds of little decisions you need to make almost every other week, there is still a sense of satisfaction you may feel during each step of the process. To help you stay ahead of the big decisions, here are four things you need to do to prepare your property before you can begin building your home.

1. Septic Tank

When you live outside of town, you won’t have access to the city sewer system. You will need a sewage tank buried on your property. There are many sizes of septic tanks, and depending on the quality of your land, your contractor may have several options for you to choose from.

2. Roads

You will probably be responsible for the …

16Apr/20

3 Ways to Make a Small Space Larger

Odds are, at some point in your life, you’ve lived in a space that wasn’t quite big enough for you. Whether it was your first home or your childhood bedroom, everyone knows something about making do in a small space. It isn’t always possible to move into a bigger place or add a room. Here are a few tips for ways to make a small space feel bigger.

Add a Window; If you are the owner, you might be able to add a window or open up your existing windows somewhat. Adding a new window lets in light and brings the outdoors inside. Opening up an existing window by widening it, or by removing a busy window treatment, can make the window feel bigger and make the space feel more open. Look at different options for single or double hung window Stafford TX or your area.

Remove a Door