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    Stucco vs. Plaster (Differences & Best Types)

    This guide examines stucco vs plaster including the differences between types of wall finishes, how each material is used, and how to decide which one is right for exterior & interior home applications. Two common building materials, stucco and plaster, look very similar once finished. Many people can’t tell the difference between the two; they’re […] More

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    Hardie Board vs. Stucco (Siding Guide)

    In this guide we discuss Hardie Board vs. Stucco including what Hardie Board is & how it compares to stucco siding. Fiber cement, or Hardie Board, is a family of building products created by James Hardie Building Products located in Ireland. Hardie board is a cement-based material used to manufacture products formed as planks, trim, […] More

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    Dishwasher Dimensions (Sizes Guide)

    Welcome to our dishwasher dimensions and standard size guide including tips on how to measure for your next kitchen appliance. Dishwasher dimensions are standard so they fit most kitchen designs unless you purchase a space-saver dishwasher designed for an apartment or an oversized model for a large kitchen. Still, there may be variations in the […] More

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    Awning vs Casement Window (Differences & Design)

    In this guide we’ll cover awning vs casement window differences including benefits, price and design. Windows can quickly be divided into two categories — fixed, and venting. A fixed window lets light in, but no air — it does not have an opening mechanism. Venting windows are either ‘hung’ (panes that slide up and down […] More

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    Jacuzzi vs Hot Tub (Differences, Cost & Features)

    Here we share the differences of a jacuzzi vs hot tub including the cost and other popular features.A hot tub can be an amazing place to relax after a day’s work, hang out with friends and family or just soothe sore muscles. Choosing the right type of hot tub first starts with knowing which one […] More

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    Replacement vs New Construction Windows

    Here we share our comparison of replacement vs new construction windows including the differences between types. Both replacement and new construction windows are available in a wide variety of styles, suitable for whatever your decor and design ambitions may be. Whether you need new construction or replacement windows comes down to several factors. What’s the […] More

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    Epoxy Floor (Ultimate Design Guide)

    Welcome to our epoxy floor ultimate design guide including popular types, styles, cost and pros & cons. When you’re considering a home renovation, the first thing to do is think about the basics: how will the walls and floors look? Focusing specifically on the floor, for now, you have a limitless number of options. If […] More

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    Bay Window vs Bow Window

    Welcome to our guide to bay window vs bow window designs, including the differences between styles & cost. The most important factor to consider when you are choosing between a bay window and a bow window is the space required for installation. Bow windows are much larger than bay windows. Both bay windows and bow […] More

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    Gas vs Electric Fireplace (Pros & Cons and Differences)

    On this page we cover gas vs electric fireplace pros & cons as well as cost differences and design features. You may have heard that a fireplace increases the value of your home up to 12%. A fireplace is a useful and beautiful feature that will enhance your enjoyment of your home. But should you […] More

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    Cost to Stucco a House (Price Per Square Foot & Repair)

    Here we discuss the cost to stucco a house including the price per square foot and repair. Even though stucco siding has an association with southwestern and Spanish-style homes, today, you can find stucco’s distinctive look on homes in almost any geological location. It’s now common to drive through an older neighborhood lined with craftsman-style […] More

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    Stucco vs Siding (Differences & Comparison Guide)

    Below we share the differences between stucco vs siding and comparison guide with the pros & cons covering cost, durability & energy efficiency. Stucco and Vinyl siding are two of the most commonly used options for the exterior of a home. These two types are vastly different in makeup, but both are great to use. […] More

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    Selling a House With Unpermitted Work

    Here we share our guide to selling a house with unpermitted work including how permits work and how to check permits & code violations. Many times homeowners perform small repairs, add enhancements to their home such as new appliances, or even add a sunroom or new front porch. Whether the work is finished or in […] More

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