Shades of Green

Want to make your home more environmentally friendly? From HVAC to insulation and plumbing to flooring, this article explains how you can make your home more energy efficient.

Learn more about Going Green.

Selecting the Right Paint Type

Want to paint your house but are unsure of what type of paint to use? This article explains the difference between oil-based paint and latex paint and the pros and cons of each. A Performance Comparison Chart further clarifies the characteristics of the two types of paint.

Learn more about Paint.

Considering buying a new home?

April is New Homes Month, and there has never been a better time to buy! As builders offer incentives and upgrades for new homes, homebuyers have a strong advantage. With that advantage, you can get the home you have always dreamed about—with all the latest technology and design elements.

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