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Embodied Carbon and the Manufactured Home’s End of Life Usage

Manufactured housing can be a surprisingly complicated issue, starting with the terms ‘manufactured’ versus ‘mobile’ homes. Legally, all factory-built homes before June 15, 1976, are mobile homes. After that, ‘manufactured home’ is the correct term. Yet people continue to use them interchangeably. Buying land with a manufactured home sitting on it? The home is considered real estate

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How to Convert Unused Rooms in Your House Into Something Useful

Despite vaccines being distributed all over the world, the pandemic is still with us this year. Quarantine protocols are still being implemented in various states in the US, albeit less strict than before. During this time, we might as well get the best out of the time we spend inside our homes. One way many Americans are

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Why You Should Renovate an Existing Home Instead of Building a New One

Are you ready to have a new home and want to make it sustainable? Why not start from the moment you acquire one? Instead of knocking down an old yet still standing structure, why not renovate and refurbish it? Building a green and sustainable building from scratch will not be much of an eco-friendly option

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At-Home Fitness: How to Refurbish Your Empty Basement into an Exercise Room

Because of the shelter-in-place orders, at-home fitness is now in vogue. But without a designated workout space, it isn’t easy to carry out your regular cardio routines and strength training exercises. Luckily, we have a solution for you. Instead of using your living room or kitchen area to perform your high-intensity workouts, why not turn

Home Remodelling Basics: Getting the Best Out of Your Contractor

Finding a contractor can be a challenge. But working with the one you think is right for you is another thing. While you and your remodelling contractor seem to be meant for each other, that does not mean that you will leave everything to them. During the construction period, you will also need to be

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The Architecture of Learning: Three Ways to Improve Learning Space Design

The way school buildings and grounds are designed can have a tremendous impact on learning. For instance, the presence of digital displays across a network of buildings expands the area of learning from the classroom to the entire campus. Read on to know more about the effects of design on learning environments. The Importance of

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Home Renovation Hacks to Reduce Labor Costs

Home renovation costs in the UK can cost upwards of £6,000, depending on the project. A new kitchen will need a £10,000 budget. An extension can cost up to £34,000, and a loft conversion project can reach £45,000. These estimates cover the materials, labour and logistics of bringing all of them to your property. But

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Top Applications and Benefits of Self-Tapping Screws

When it comes to fastening two materials together, there is hardly any other fasteners that offer similar benefits and versatility as self-tapping metal stud screws. These revolutionary fastening materials have been steadily gaining popularity and wide usage among contractors, DIY builders, and other individuals who need an extraordinary fastening supply. They come in two types:

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