Sample Resources for Building Your Home (01)

Self Build, Renovation, and Home Improvement Advice
Are you considering building a home in the UK? Would you like to learn how other homeowners were able to make their dream of home ownership into a reality? BuildStore provides helpful information about financing your construction project, how to get the most out of your building budget, and how the planning system works. If you are at the point where you are looking for a plot to build on, sign up for a membership to access a list of available locations, sorted by location and price.

Renovation Wizard: A Cost Calculator for 25 Common Home Construction Projects
Are you thinking about renovating your home but not sure whether you will actually be adding to your home's value? provides a calculator to help you determine whether a home renovation will pay off by adding enough value to your home. It lists 25 common renovation projects, such as adding a deck, replacing windows, replacing the roof, and adding a bathroom. A drop-down menu lets you to select the one you are interested in learning about. How much the project is likely to cost (based on national averages from Remodeling magazine’s Cost vs. Value report) is listed, along with how much of the construction costs the homeowner is likely to recover if the house were to be sold. Based on this information, homeowners can decide whether it makes sense in their situation to go ahead with the proposed renovation.

Popular Forum Offers DIY Advice For A Wide Variety Of Home Improvement Projects
If you're into picking up a quick tip on a home improvement project, this site is an online encyclopedia of renovation projects, covering everything from the all-important job of preventing frozen pipes to environmentally conscious and energy efficient projects like sealing windows and the advantages of tankless water heaters. Roofing tips, flooring options, and the wonders of glue guns and duct tape are all covered here. also includes helpful links to an online forum where DIY gurus can discuss their latest achievements or post problems, decorating information and organization tips.

Want to Lodge a Complaint Against a Builder? Find out How to Get Results at Help for Unhappy Woodhaven Homeowners
If you had a bad experience with Woodhaven Homes in Texas, this site gives you a platform to share your experience and read postings from other people who were less-than-pleased with their experiences in dealing with this builder. If you are not a former customer of Woodhaven Homes, no problem: You will aslo find helpful suggestions on how to document any complaints you have against the builder you are dealing with. There are a number of places you can turn to for help that you may not have considered, including your lender, the Attorney General for your state, the Federal Trade Commission, and local politicians and city officials.


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