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Danes are brought as much as question authority, which makes them highly effective innovators. An architect is an individual who develops the inventive designs for buildings or constructions. Ground plans show the location of all the constructing parts within a home, including partitions and piping. You will require a number of sets for the builder to make use of to build the home and you should hold a set of plans to your personal reference, so you may easily see that eight units, and often extra, will likely be required.

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Issues & Remedies For Winter Home Humidity Problems

Our team answers homeowner questions every weekend on WCCO 830 AM from 9:00 am-10:00 am.  Have your most pressing home improvement quandaries addressed by calling or texting 651-461-9226.  Here’s the must-know information our COO, Andy Lindus shared on 12.17.22.  

The best winter humidity levels take into consideration exterior temperatures.  As a rule, the colder it gets, the lower the house’s winter humidity level should be.  Use this guide to determine the right winter humidity setting in your home.

How To Lower Humidity In The Winter

  • Use a dehumidifier
  • Using your kitchen range hood when cooking and boiling water
  • Run bath fans while showering and verify they are not venting to the attic
  • Store firewood outside

Two Winter Humidity Problems

1. Window Condensation In The House

Window condensation in cold weather is the result of the home’s warm, humid air meeting the window’s cold surface.  When windows get moisture on them,

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Avoid Costly Issues with Proper Attic Ventilation

Attic and home ventilation systems are topics homeowners rarely give much thought to, but did you know that failing to have correct attic air flow can cause many issues and costly damages?  Understanding how attic ventilation works can prevent a professional intervention.  Here’s what you need to know!

What Is Attic Ventilation?

Attic ventilation allows air to enter and exit the space.  In the summer months, roofs become hot because of their exposure to direct sunlight.  Proper attic air flow gives an outlet for heat gain and permits fresh air to filter into the attic.  Poor ventilation in the attic doesn’t allow for air to effectively move.

attic insulation

How Does Attic Ventilation Work?

Attic and home ventilation should take into account that warm air rises.  There are two main categories of roof vents that work together to ventilate an attic in addition to any necessary air sealing.

Roof Intake Vents


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3 open plan kitchen extension ideas to bring the outside in this summer

As the hub of the home, modern kitchen spaces provide much more than a place to simply cook and eat these days. Used for spending time with loved ones, socialising, relaxing, and working, expansive kitchen extensions remove the barriers to the outside for a seamless flow through the space whilst cleverly using the outdoors as an extension of your kitchen.

Is an open-plan kitchen a good idea?

There are so many benefits to creating an open-plan kitchen it’s hard to know where to start! Here are just a few reasons why an open-plan kitchen is a good idea for your next home improvement project:

  • A better layout and flow of traffic
  • Lighter and brighter
  • You can socialise and cook at the same time
  • A multi-functional space that can be used for a wide range of activities
  • More appreciation and enjoyment of your home as a whole.

So, if you’re wondering

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Which is better, conservatory, orangery, or extension?

New conservatories, orangeries or home extensions are 3 of the top home improvements homeowners plan to spend the most money on this year and the next. But which is the best option for you and your family? Well, carry on reading to find out!

What is the difference between a conservatory and orangery and an extension?

Black uPVC gable conservatory

Black uPVC gable conservatory

Typically, conservatories are mainly made of glass and attached to one side of a house. Separated from the rest of the building by external doors and windows, and fitted with its own independent heating system that’s controlled separately from the rest of the house, dwarf wall conservatories with a pitched glazed roof are a popular design variation in the South East.

Often featuring large windows and a flat roof with a glazed lantern, orangeries feature brick pillars and solid sections.

A home extension is a new room or building that’s

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