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    Spanish Style Homes Exterior Paint Colors

    Here we share our Spanish style homes exterior paint colors guide including the ideal shades, design details, the best paint products, and how to make the house appealing. Spanish-style homes are pretty standard in North America, and you can find them in almost every region. While Spanish architecture has a variety of styles, some aspects […] More

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    Flat Roof Pros and Cons

    Here we share the flat roof pros and cons including what it is, cost, how long a flat roof lasts, different home designs and whether you can shingle a flat roof. Flat roofs are often seen on institutional, industrial, or commercial buildings mostly because they are easier to install on larger areas and surfaces. Can […] More

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    Barrel Tile Roof (Spanish & Mission Styles)

    Here’s our guide about barrel tile roof designs including cost, what it’s made of, durability, colors, maintenance and a comparison between an S-tile and A barrel tile type. A roof, together with the exterior walls, make up the protective shell of your house against damages. That said, resilience is vital in choosing your roof material, […] More

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    ADU Designs (Types, Cost & Design Tips)

    The essential guide to ADU designs including what it is, different types, how to build it, how much it costs, and various contractor hiring tips.ADU is the acronym for “Accessory Dwelling Units”. This terminology is a part of an architects’ professional jargon. The concept of an ADU has been around for sometime under other names […] More

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    Board and Batten Exterior Walls

    Here’s our board and batten exterior walls design guide including what it is, the type of wood it uses, how much it costs, and how long it lasts. When it comes to home exteriors, there are several different siding styles to choose from, including traditional laps, dutch laps, horizontal panels, and shakes.  However, one of […] More

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    Exterior Shiplap Siding (House Design Guide)

    Here we share the exterior shiplap siding design guide together with its types, cost, and some considerations to make sure that you’re getting shiplap that’s best for your home. Shiplap siding has been used for some time for both interior and exterior walls. It uses long planks that fit together with a tongue and groove […] More

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    Types of Attics (Most Popular Types & Roof Designs)

    Welcome to our guide to the different types of attics including a few tips for making your attic accessible and the different uses of attics. The attic is one of the most interesting parts of a house. Just in case you’re not that familiar with it, an attic is a space between the house’s roof […] More

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    Barn Home Kits (Types, Materials & Prices)

    Here we share our guide to barn home kits including popular types, materials used and cost.A barn home kit is a prefabricated project that includes all the materials needed to begin construction of a barn home. This can include timber for posts and beams, the interior and exterior wall materials, other structural elements, and of […] More

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    Acadian Style House (Home Design Ideas)

    Here’s our guide to an Acadian style house including what it is, colors and interior & exterior design features. Originating in Nova Scotia, Canada, Acadian Style homes have a strong influence of West European Culture that highlights some noteworthy design elements on the Colonial-style homes and French Provence Homes. The name – ‘Acadie’ was named […] More

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    Ranch Style Modular Home (Design Guide)

    Here we share our guide to the ranch style modular home including what it is, interior & exterior features, cost and raised ranch designs.Originated in the United States, this architectural style is known for its short stature and minimal exterior decoration. For all those who grew up in a ranch home have several memories about […] More

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    French Country House (Exterior & Interior Design Ideas)

    Below we discuss the French Country house including what makes this style home and its exterior & interior design features.Taking inspiration from the French Countryside, these houses exhibit a more relaxed, luxurious, and rustic outlook. Reflecting upon the European-style architecture, the French Country Houses come with a package of cozy expansive mansions that are distinctive […] More

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    Log Style Homes (Design Guide)

    Here’s our guide to log style homes including popular types, differences between home & cabin and pros & cons.A perfect alternative to vacation homes, second homes and downsized smaller homes – these Log homes have readily proved to be an economical, aesthetically pleasing, and affordable solution. Highly recognizable around the woods and lakes, these homes […] More

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