Here is a link to an interview that Custom Home Online did with renowned architect and author Sarah Susanka, advocate of the “Not so big house”. In this interview she discusses some of the “Not so big” principles as well as some sustainable design concepts.
As a follow up to Alix’s post I thought it would be helpful to post a graph that covers historical lumber pricing from 2006 through 2009 as well as illustrates the current pricing through January 2010. As you can see and as the Builder Online article indicated the 25% price increase puts lumber cost […]
If you are thinking of building now is the time to do it. Most industry experts are prediciting price increases this year. Here is an interesting article from Builder Online that is confirmation of rising lumber prices. Statistical information in this article is provided by Random Lengths, an authority on the Forest Products Industry.
I read an interesting article written by the Wall Street Journal providing some great information on solar hot water systems. The article highlights installation, function, cost, return on investment as well as possible tax credits. If solar hot water or other green technologies like this interest you but you are unsure of their costs and […]
That’s right it’s time for Snowdown 2010 in Durango!!! The theme this year is “Life’s a Beach”. Events begin today and continue through January 31st, visit the official Snowdown website here to view a complete schedule of events and get ready for a great time. Also, if you’re planning on being downtown for the Snowdown […]
According to the Durango Herald, the overall outlook has improved during the 4th quarter of 2009. Both pricing and home sales rose during the last quarter, with a 61% increase in sales volume. Some people are even speculating that we have already hit bottom and are on the way out. Click here to read more.