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Custom Built Underground Homes – Pros and Cons

If you would tell someone that you are looking at custom built homes that are underground you would probably get some strange looks. The reason is that many have the misconception that the home would be dark, cool, and smell like dirt but this is not the case. Today these underground homes have more advantages over a traditional home that is above ground. There are four common custom built homes that are constructed to enable you to live underground. The types of homes you could live in depend on their construction method, location, and depth.

• Culvert homes – these are made of concrete pipes that were prefabricated before they are placed into an excavated pit.

• Elevational homes – these are constructed on a side of a hill.

• Artificial cave houses/dugouts-these are built by drilling a cavity into the earth.

• Earth berm homes – these are subterranean … Read More