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Important Reasons As To Why Architecture Is Significant For Residential Homes


The role of architecture and architects does not end with providing home builders with beautiful and safe building designs but involves other roles such as trusted partners and advisers who collaborate with construction engineers by offering their expertise and skills in providing innovative design solutions. It is important that you have done planning of all important requirements for your desired home project before engaging with your home construction company. You need to involve the architecture professionals of the home building company that you have engaged in each and every stage of your home building project. Here are some significances of architecture in residential projects and some important roles of architecture professionals for your residential homes. Customized build The recent advancements in the Architecture have facilitated home builders in designing space-saving homes that have facilitated in applying various practical building techniques with an objective to optimize the rationalize the existing housing area. Architects play an important role in assessing the total budget needed for the home building project and help the house owners in achieving their customized residence after taking into consideration their budget and timeline constraints. Expert architects of reputed home building companies possess high expertise and experience in offering …

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Crys Matthews And Runner-Up David Robert King Collaborate On Have Mercy

Atlanta-based singer-songwriter and longstanding guitarist for Mary Gauthier, David Robert King, and Virginia-based singer-songwriter Crys Matthews are proud to announce the release of “Have Mercy,” a new song inspired by family separation along the United States southern border. The single is available today - Friday, October 19 - at NewSong Recordings. All proceeds will benefit RAICES, the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services.

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3 Functional Design Projects that Make Sense

Many DIY projects focus on changing the look of your home, but what about its functionality? Spend your energy on updates that are fun and easy while still making a big impact. Infuse your home with practical touches using these three functional design and decor projects that make sense. Rearrange the Furniture Where you place furniture in a room defines its practicality. Instantly set the tone for how serviceable your room is just by moving pieces around. Start with the living room, and devise a plan that makes this popular hangout cozy and functional. When arranging furniture, don’t crowd. Leave plenty of room to move about — at least 30 inches between big items and up to 18 inches between seating and accent tables. Install recessed outlets, so your furniture fits snugly against the wall, adding a few more inches to the space. Face seats toward one another to encourage conversation. You can also orient sofas and chairs to take advantage of a glorious view — whether it’s through a patio door or the TV. Plan to position the couch 6 or 8 feet from the TV, and at 30 degrees for the best viewing angle. Install a Geothermal Heat …

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7 Tips On Finding A First Home Builder That Offers Affordable Rates

It is an exciting and nerve-wracking experience at the same time to take that big leap from renting a home to investing in building your own home. Not only is it a costly investment, but you also want to make sure that you’re getting good value for your money when choosing a builder that understands your vision and can build your first home according to your specifications and heart desires. What To Consider When Building A First Home? Finding the perfect home After securing land, you want to be looking for a home that compliments your block size and shape. 2.   Finding the right builder Building a house is a long-term investment. You don’t want to make use of a builder that doesn’t fulfil your expectations when building your new home. Finding the right location Building your home in a place where you want to be living in. Consider whether you want to be staying i.e upcoming and newest communities in your preferred choice of area or neighbourhood. 4.   Financing Choose a building company that make use of a finance company that are transparent with their loan terms and conditions and about what you’re qualifying for (first home owners grant) …

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Reasons Why You Should Get a Filtered Water Bottle

Water filters have been one of the most crucial inventions in the modern world. Water has always remained an irreplaceable staple need and is only getting scarce with the passage of time. The demand for healthy and human-friendly water is much more than it supply, and most people only get water that is either too hard, too salty, too acidic or too alkaline. Nevertheless, water filters have made life easier by making clean clear water more accessible for you. That being said, most water filters need to be installed at a point of water source and require you to use that source only if you wish to consume filtered water. Imagine being in a rush or too far from the water filter or on the move on a public bus while you are thirsty. Thankfully the filtered water bottle technology enables you to have access to clean drinking water anywhere anytime. If you have not purchased a filtered water bottle, here is why you need to get it now. You can go through some filtered water bottle reviews to figure out the best one for yourself. Save Costs Many people would ask why you need to get a water-specific for …

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Is My Asking Price for My House Realistic?

This is a question that every homeowner needs to take seriously before they list their property on the market. If you want to know for sure, it’s a good idea to get in a professional evaluator. It’s going to cost some money, but they’ll be able to give you a valuation that you can take to the bank. If the budget doesn’t stretch quite that far, it’s not all over. There are a few ways to check how realistic your idea of the value of your home is. Talk to a Realtor If you choose a reputable realtor who has a good deal of experience in the area, they should be able to give you a realistic price. They’ll also be able to advise you on what to do to up the value of your home in the short-term. This will normally entail things like clearing up the clutter, making basic repairs and possibly updating appliances, or repainting the home.   Look at Property Values in the Area This is going to be a pretty good indication of what you can expect to get for your home. Check the average property prices in the area for a home similar to …

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Philip DeAngelo Studio’s Celebrates 10 Years With Anniversary Party

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Asheville artist Philip DeAngelo is celebrating 10 years in the Wedge Building of Asheville‘s historic River Arts District. Please come celebrate with us on Second Saturday, December 8th from 4:00 - 6:30pm.

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PURGATORY Dance Party Kicks Off Halloween Weekend in Asheville

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Come celebrate your inner sinner with the Beer City Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence at The Underground at O’Henry’s on Friday, October 26th from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. PURGATORY is a dance party fundraiser with all profits supporting the Advocacy Fund of the Beer City Sisters 501(c)3. Suggested $10 entry donation. Ages 21+ only. Visit the Beer City Sisters on Facebook or at www.BeerCitySisters.org for more information.

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Cat Fly Halloween Fest Set To Scream at New Belgium

Welcome to Cat Fly Halloween, the strangest film festival of your life, set to return for its second annual event on Friday, October 12th at New Belgium Brewery, and it may just haunt you forever.

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New Volunteerism Centered Book Club


There's a new all-ages book club coming to Spellbound Children's Bookshop called the Action Book Club. For each meeting of the book club, attendees will read about a subject and then take concrete action together to make the community a better place, partnering with a different non-profit organization each time. 

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