Building Homes of Your Own is a computer game where you are challenged to get a loan, select and purchase property, design and build a house, and sell it for a profit. There are three levels to the game, Urban or Suburban, Rivers and Lakes, and Coastline. For each progressive level you will be given a larger loan for your budget. On the third level, Coastline, you will receive a loan for more than 1 million dollars.
Construction Technology Engineering is the main focus of the software. It is meant to be as close as possible to real world situations in the building homes industry. Many students in Technology Education and Engineering class utilize this software to learn the steps to planning and building a house.
Here are some of the main tips for being successful in the Building Homes of Your Own game. First, you need to remember that … Read More
Impact of Mold on Infrastructure
Mold grows on almost any surface on the planet but it has an especially destructive effect on organic materials. On infrastructure, mold can eat away at the organic material and leave the building unstable. One big problem with this kind of fungus is that they usually start growing in places which are not visible to the human eye such as under the floorboards, behind walls and under the sink. This means that they may have established a large colony or population before the homeowners can make arrangements for their elimination. The result of this delay can mean that the mold may have already started degrading the organic material that they are growing on such as the floorboards, the beams and the framework behind the walls.
Aside from the actual degradation of the materials, mold can also leave dark or black marks on the material that … Read More
This article is for a realtor or for a home owner preparing to sell a luxury home.
If you are a real estate agent a significant and lucrative way to operate your business is to work to get listings. If you have the nicer listings in the area then all the better. If you have the inventory then other area agents have to work with you to sell your inventory. You, effectively have them working as your agents selling your inventory to their buyers. It is a great situation.
So how do you get more and better listings? This is the big question. What I recommend is to do something that is different and exciting for the home owner. After all it is the home owner that selects the listing agent. Therefore, if you properly impress the home owner with how you will market their home then you are well … Read More
Heat pumps offer dual functionality and are an efficient means and a great alternative to furnaces and air conditioners. So it is useful for summer and winter weathers with moderate heating and cooling according to the temperatures. They run on electricity and their main function is to move air i.e., by moving heat from a cool place to a warmer place. So during winter, it moves heat from outside into your homes and warms your place while in summer, it removes the heat from home and moves it outside. It is greatly energy efficient, heat pumps cost one quarter as compared to conventional modes of heating or cooling units.
High-temperature pumps are the best forms of heating your homes or cooling them according to the weather, they keep you warm during winters and cool you during summers. They are truly efficient modes that cost you less and give best results. … Read More
When it comes to investing your hard earned cash into a home, you have two options. You can buy an existing property, maybe do some renovations to make it your own, or you can build your own custom home based on your unique needs and requirements.
For many people the building process is a long and daunting one, often one they don’t want to go through, but with the right builder by your side, a custom home provides you with a range of benefits you wouldn’t ordinarily get when it comes to buying an existing property and changing it accordingly. In fact buying an existing property and making changes will cost you more in the long run than building your own.
The first benefit to a custom home is that you get to enjoy a unique design that has been drawn specifically for you based on what you like and … Read More