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Why a Modular Home Is Better Than a Kit Home

Posted by Swanbuild on 26, March, 2019

If you want to build a new home and are thinking about a modular or kit home, it's important to know the difference between the two. Many homeowners think they are the same, but the key differences between modular and kit homes can affect your building process, convenience, and long-term satisfaction with your home. Here are the key advantages that make modular homes a better choice.

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Topics: Insider, Home Design, Tips

Defining Features For Modern Farmhouse Style

Posted by Swanbuild on 26, March, 2019

Thanks to the many home improvement TV shows, the term "modern farmhouse" has become ubiquitous in recent years. Modern farmhouse style mixes old and new elements comfortably while creating a cozy environment that tends toward natural and nature-based elements. Let's look at several features that show up again and again when referring to modern farmhouse decor.

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Topics: Home Design, Lifestyle, Tips

4 Must-Know Tips to Make Your New Build Water Efficient

Posted by Swanbuild on 26, February, 2019

When it comes to a new build, installing water efficient systems, fixtures, and appliances offer a variety of benefits. For starters, you can save on water costs. Secondly, conserving water is important for the environment and preserving this precious resource for future generations. Lastly, water conserving efforts help to minimise the effects of droughts and water shortages. Let's take a look at 4 ways you can make your new build water efficient.

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Topics: Home Design, Lifestyle, Tips

Identifying The Ideal Location for Your Holiday Home

Posted by Swanbuild on 26, February, 2019

Home is the place to be when you need to relax, refresh, and reconnect with family after a hard day. But what about those moments when you want to slip away from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy the seclusion of a home away from home? A holiday home becomes the ideal solution for those who do not just want the once in a lifetime experience, but individuals who wish to have it all for keeps. 

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Topics: Lifestyle, Tips

Considerations When Positioning Your Home

Posted by Swanbuild on 29, January, 2019

The orientation of your home is an important factor to consider. If well positioned, the need for additional heating and cooling will drop, your home will be brighter, and you can easily take in the views from surrounding land.

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Topics: Home Design, Tips

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