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“The most challenging part was drilling the pilings,” Jessica says

Where did you build this cabin? (a type of building site- sloping/forest/meadow, not address, just country if you want) We built my house in my backyard in Middletown Rhode Island USA. The land is quite wet so we put it up on 12 pilings.  For what purpose did you build this cabin? We built it to live […]

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Building Off-Grid House out of 20’ Shipping Container

Laying out a foundation with concrete bricks and gravel & stone backfill First, I outlined the location of the raised foundations using a spirit level and a string. The corners must be at right angles. Subsequently, I dug holes in the places of the future foundations and filled them with stones and sand. I stacked […]

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How To Learn To Build Smart Houses

Building houses has been a highly demanding profession for ages. As a result, expert home builders have always been lauded for their ingenuity in making dreams come through. It is a skill that takes time to master too. Masons need intensive training to build a home that’s effectively linked together, one which makes all utilities […]

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Things To Bear in Mind When Building a Tiny Home

Tiny homes are very popular today. No wonder: they’re cheap, easy to build, almost effortless to maintain, and they look adorable. If you’ve had enough of big house responsibilities, consider building your own tiny house – just be prepared for several challenges. Even though they’re not very large, these places still should be thought out […]

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Decorating Your New Outside Home Office

Decorating your new outside home office The garden office is the ideal solution for home working. Enabling you to have a quiet, productive space with a clear view of the outdoors for a bit of inspiration. Once your space is up and ready for decorating, you might be tempted to start filling it with lots […]

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Pin-Up Forest Refuge from a Pandemic

“Originally I was going to use it as a weekend and vacation home, but with the global COVID-19 pandemic the work situation has changed such that I may spend more time there.“ Where are you building your cabin “Sandra”? (a type of building site- sloping/forest/meadow, not address, just country if you want) “Sandra” is being […]