Social Distancing: Pandemic Leading to Housing Demand in Less Populated Areas

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Nov 14, 2020 9:22:00 AM

Prior to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic there was a slight increase in the amount of new residential construction activity in low density markets. Many urban dwellers seemed to be interested in building new homes in rural areas and smaller-city suburbs to enjoy the lower cost of living and solitude. The COVID-19 pandemic, however, has fueled the fire. According to the latest Home Building Geography Index (HBGI) published by the National Association of Home Builders, homeowners are flocking to low density areas to increase the distance between themselves and their neighbors.


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Save Time and Money with Snow Fencing

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Nov 7, 2020 9:32:00 AM

Depending on where you are located, the snowy season is almost here. During the winter months most construction companies experience a reduction in available work. To combat the slow season, construction companies can look for new ways to help customers during the cooler months with products designed to alleviate issues associated with snow and cold weather. One great product to offer your customers is a snow fence. A snow fence serves as a barrier and prevents snow from drifting into undesirable areas. Snow fences can provide benefits to both businesses and homeowners.


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Don’t Get Cold Shoulders: Attic Insulation is a Must for Winter

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Oct 27, 2020 10:24:23 AM

Keep Out Winter’s Cold

Attic insulation helps to keep a home warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer. Most homeowners don’t want to pay to have their HVAC system work overtime to heat and cool the great outdoors, making attic insulation necessary. Some types of insulation are better than others depending on the geographic area and climate, but insulation in general will result in a noticeable difference in any home's interior climate. Insulation works by trapping pockets of air to slow down the movement of heat escaping the house in the winter or entering in the summer. An “R-value” is assigned to all insulation to rate how well it slows the heat transfer. The higher the number, the better.


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