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Stunning Future Home Designs  

glass solariumGeorge Jetson’s flying car may not be a reality in the next thirty years, but his futuristic space pad with floor to ceiling windows just might be. The World Architecture Festival contest for 2014 recently wrapped up, and one thing was clear: windows will soon be prominent in architecture. The festival featured several floor-to-ceiling window designs, including an astounding 42,000 square meter crystal clear glass building and its square footage opposite, a 12.3 by 12.3 meter tapered steel and glass house in Australia. Although an entire home made out of glass isn’t realistic for most home owners, adding a solarium to your home will allow you to add a modern look to your home.

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Do You Know Your Design Style? 

solarium home additionKnowing your design style is the building block you need to begin decorating a space. And while not everyone is an interior designer, once you recognize your basic decorating style, you can start to express yourself with new ideas and make your space truly a part of your home.

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Decorating Your Home for the Winter Months  

decorating your home in the winterEvery year, you decorate your house for the winter with decorations you've accumulated over time and your Holiday photos are similar year after year.  Escape the winter decorating doldrums by doing something completely different that will make your winter months unique and cheerful. 

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Decorating Your Porch in Winter 

January 06, 2015 Categories: Home Decorating In The News Sunroom Decor

winter porch decorating ideasSeasonal décor will make your home feel more welcoming all year round.  Decorating your home has a wonderful impact during the gloomy winter months when our souls are hungry for color and visual interest. Decorating the porch in winter can seem daunting, especially if you live in a cold climate where it’s impossible to keep outdoor plants alive from November through March.  Don’t worry about that though, even without live plants there many options to choose from depending on the type of porch you have and what inspires you.

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Top Reasons to Do a Home Addition 

reasons to add a home additionSince your home is your biggest single investment, home improvements can add to its value. Any money you spend there is normally recouped in the form of equity. The housing market has not fully recovered and many homeowners who wanted to sell their home and move on are now stuck in a place that’s too small for their growing family. Combine those two facts and you’ve got the perfect reasons to embark on a home addition project.

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Extending Your Home – Home Additions and Roof Extensions  

extend your home with a home additionOne of the best ways to increase the value of your home is to increase the total amount of square footage. This is usually done by adding a room onto your home’s existing floor plan. In this post we’ll explore some home addition ideas. Given that one of the crucial elements of perfecting your new space is having a functional and well-built roof, we will look at the roof addition possibilities for each option. 

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Home Addition Ideas in Philadelphia, PA 

Sunroom Additions in Philadelphia PAAre you looking to build an addition to your home in Philadelphia? You may want to think about making it an all season room to get the most out of your home addition ideas. An all season room will allow you to enjoy your room no matter what the weather is like outside. Residents of Philadelphia are used to the weather changes in Pennsylvania from bitter cold winters, to humid summers by the Delaware Valley.

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5 Benefits of Adding Square Footage to your Home 

benefits of a home additionDo you like the home you’re in now? Do you appreciate your neighbors and are happy with your home’s location, but still feel cramped at times? Do you yearn for extra space to entertain company or relax and take a breather?

The solution is not to find boxes and rent a U-Haul truck to move to another location. We all know how frustrating that can be. The key is to turn that comfortable place that you love into your dream home.

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Sunroom or Screen Room: Importance of a Durable Roof  

sunroom roofWhen shopping for a sunroom or screen room addition, it’s easy to focus on the aesthetics of the room. While it’s important to have energy efficient windows, durable screens, an abundance of glass area and the right sliding door in your new home addition, it’s also crucial to have a well-built roof.

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Ways to Improve Your Home – Outdoor Patio Ideas 

outdoor patio ideasAs going green is becoming increasingly popular, there is a renewed love for nature, and a yearning to experience indoor comfort in the outdoors. Not all of us have a desire to be rugged hunters and fishermen sitting on stumps of wood near a bonfire, but we also don’t want to be trapped indoors during the summer. The experts agree that coming up with great patio and screened-in room ideas will help you experience indoor comfort while basking in the graceful beauty and charm of the outdoors. Here are some patio ideas that will inspire you. 

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