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Four Things You Can Only Get in a Custom Home

Four Things You Can Only Get in a Custom Home

When it comes to buying a home, it’s important to first look at whether designing a custom home is a better choice for you than purchasing an existing home. Custom home designs often cost the same as purchasing a standard home or home design. If it is more, the cost...

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Incorporating a Dome into Your Home Design

Incorporating a Dome into Your Home Design

Incorporating a Dome into Your Home Design by Precision Structural Engineering The dome has been a staple of architectural design since prehistory—as far back as ancient Mesopotamia. They come in a variety of designs and forms and each has a specialized name and...

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Yurt Living —More Than You Imagine

Yurt Living —More Than You Imagine

Yurt. What do you think of when you read that word? A tent? A fun weekend glamping with friends? A home? Yurts can be many things, including custom homes and retreats for people looking to build a sustainable structure. The yurt is a lightweight, foldable, fabric and...

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Benefits of Insulated Concrete Forms (I.C.F.)

Benefits of Insulated Concrete Forms (I.C.F.)

Going green means you have a lot of choices for materials and building practices. One great option is the insulated concrete form or ICF. These are made from rigid foam blocks spaced apart with rebar. They are stacked together, and concrete is poured between the foam...

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Log Homes Are No Longer A Thing Of The Past

Log Homes Are No Longer A Thing Of The Past

The words “log cabin” and “modern” may not seem synonymous, but log cabins are no longer the simple, unfinished structures of the past. Modern log structures can take almost any shape and form and have many benefits beyond their classic aesthetics. Log homes...

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How To Reduce Your Home’s Carbon Footprint

How To Reduce Your Home’s Carbon Footprint

Carbon footprint is defined as the total emissions of CO2 generated by a single person or group. This is based on the level of consumption of fossil fuels, your lifestyle, and many other factors. While you may think your home is just sitting there, it could in fact be...

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