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Aline Chahine

Building Inspection Checklist | 11 Things To Avoid As A Seller

Buying a new property is a matter of serious consideration and what you can’t afford ...

Anton G.

Types of LED Lights+ Full LED Guide 101

With an ever-increasing number of people shifting away from traditional light sources such as incandescent ...

Aline Chahine

COVID Intensifies, But Why Do House Prices Continue to Rise?

We have gotten accustomed to spending most of our time at home due to COVID-19. ...

Anton G.

Hard Hat Color Codes & Their Meanings

You will invariably come across workers wearing hard hats at any construction or active job ...

Anton G.

Impact of COVID-19 On Households Across the World

It is no secret that as Covid-19 hit the world, almost everything was at a ...

Aida Vasquez

39 Types Of Chairs to Consider Today

Chairs play an important role in decorating your home.  But their importance is often overlooked ...

Anton G.

Antimicrobial Coatings 101 | All You Need To Know

Is it that difficult to prevent the growth of germs and bacteria on surfaces? Well, ...

Aline Chahine

9 Best Manhattan Neighborhoods For Families

New Yorkerks today no longer prefer to completely leave the hustle-bustle when settling down. Rather, ...

Aline Chahine

What is a Bifold Door and How Does it Work?

Bifold doors are all the rage in modern-day establishments, as they create a grand entrance ...

Aline Chahine

The Impact Of Coronavirus On Property Markets

The sudden outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic has brought drastic changes in our lifestyles and ...

Aida Vasquez

Architect Designed Homes vs Project Homes | All You Need to Know

Home is not a place, it’s a feeling. So, it’s obvious that we put our ...

Aida Vasquez

23 Types Of Pavers [Alternative Paver Types]

When you think of pavers for outdoor work, your mind generally goes to concrete pavers. ...

Aline Chahine

53 Coastal Decor Ideas Inspiring Calm

Do you want to include a little bit of the sea in your home decor? ...

Aline Chahine

Can Real Estate Continue To Operate Virtually After The Pandemic?

The onset of Coronavirus has brought about changes in business operations, keeping safety concerns in ...

Aline Chahine

What Are Passive Houses And Are They Worth It?

Energy-saving techniques are the need of the hour, and it applies to purchasing houses as ...

7 Ways To Reduce Your Air Conditioning Costs

Ways to reduce your air conditioning

Relying on air conditioners around the clock throughout the warm months? There are better ways to stay cool, and they don’t involve turning down the thermostat! Iced teas and sparkling summer cocktails aside, a dip in the lake or jetting off to Alaska come to mind. However, with traveling out of the picture, most of …

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Are Ceiling Fans Worth It? | All You Need to Know

Are ceiling fans worth it

While air conditioners remain all the rage due to the ability to cool a room down quickly, ceiling fans are still dependable options. Many houses have started including pre-installed ceiling fans, and the real-estate agents take little time to point them out to potential customers. So, is a ceiling fan really worth it? Here, we …

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23 Types Of Pavers [Alternative Paver Types]

Types of pavers

When you think of pavers for outdoor work, your mind generally goes to concrete pavers. However, there are several alternatives to explore. Although concrete pavers are typically the most common type found in homes and buildings, homeowners are quickly switching to greener alternatives that are pocket-friendly and good for the environment. The right kind of …

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18 Best IKEA Alternatives to Check Out Right Now

Best ikea alternatives to check out right now

We all love IKEA! Their modern aesthetics and Scandinavian design have robbed all of our hearts. But what if you are looking for some modern furniture stores and IKEA is too expensive for you? Or you don’t find it worthwhile to spend 2 hours putting everything together? You may even want to be different from …

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How to Write About Architecture for Students

How to write about architecture for students

Most students who take up architecture as a profession/career are not prepared for what’s coming along with it, and that is the writing part. “Too many architecture students can’t write.” stated a writer for the Chronicle of Higher Education. If you agree with the above, you’ll probably wonder why it is so. To begin with, …

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How to Write & Request a Letter of Recommendation for Architects and Students

How to write request a letter of recommendation

Placements and internships are an incredibly hectic affair. There are several things an overworked architecture student must do to secure an internship, such as maintaining amazing grades, taking on extra courses, co-curricular activities… the list goes on and on! Something that can help you distinguish yourself from the swarm of applicants, compensate for shortcomings and …

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10 Best Online Construction Management Degrees to Pursue

Construction management degrees online

Online construction courses seem to be a fervently sought after degree in recent times and has been in high demand for quite a significant while now. The Bureau of Labor traces a growth rate of 11% in construction management for the upcoming years, proliferating much faster than the national average across other occupations. At such …

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What Are the Key Design Elements Securing the Future of Casinos?

What are the key design elements securing the future of casinos

When you consider that the online casino industry is experiencing a global surge in popularity, it is becoming increasingly important for bricks-and-mortar casinos to stay relevant and interesting. Architectural design can play a key role in creating unique experiences for land-based casino-goers. The millennial generation aren’t content to accept the norm. They want immersive, sensory …

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International Women’s Day From a Female Architect’s Perspective

International women's day from a female architect's perspective

It’s no secret that the architecture industry is heavily male-dominated. Lets look at the facts: a study done by the Architectural Review found that men out-earn their female counterparts by 18% as full-time architects, with the number jumping to 31% more for men at the level of director, partner and principal. There are numerous other …

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10 Creative Ideas to Save You Cooling-Money This Summer

Creative ideas to save you cooling money this summer

Throughout the summer season when the temperature levels start to increase, you would definitely need some extra ways to make your homes comfy to stay in. During this season, it is most likely that your electrical power costs start to increase as a result of using an AC. The simplest method to minimize electrical energy …

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