Do you have high-interest credit cards you’d like to pay off? Or maybe you’re thinking of a series of home renovations? A home equity line of credit might be the perfect solution.
Building a home in the northeast nearly always means the construction of a full basement as the home’s foundation. You need only recall what frost heaves do to country roads to imagine the sorry state of affairs that might be a New England house constructed on a slab foundation!
The foundation of your new home is a mighty thing. It has to carry an average load of 50 tons and disperse that weight into the ground surrounding the basement. But where foundations are concerned, there’s another, equally powerful element at play: water.
In the construction of a new home, virtually nothing is more important than the quality of the foundation upon which that house will be built. Not the walls. Not the roof. Certainly not the windows. The foundation is the key to the entire home.
You’re eager for home construction to get started. You want to see walls go up. You want to walk through the wooden skeleton of rooms as they appear where there used to be nothing but empty space.
You’d like to protect the environment and save money on energy costs at the same time. But you might not even be sure what “green” means these days. Let’s find out!
Few people recognize the name of poet Joyce Kilmer. But nearly everyone has heard the opening lines of what is arguably her most famous poem: I think that I shall never see, A poem lovely as a tree.
Transforming a plot of untamed land into the site of an actual home is no small undertaking. It requires the use of a lot of heavy—and expensive—equipment and it always creates a certain amount of mess.