Home Improvement

Five Ways to Weatherize

By LandCentral

The warm summer nights are now behind us in most parts of the country, and Jack Frost is nipping at our nose. It’s the season when heating costs can skyrocket if you aren’t prepared. That means winterizing your home. Here …

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Not Your Father’s Manufactured House

By LandCentral

If your image of manufactured housing is a cluster of teal and white trailers lined up in a mobile home park, you need to get with the times. Sure, mobile homes are still great for placing on vacant land or …

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Steps to Putting a Manufactured Home on Your Property

By Candice Armstrong

Manufactured or “mobile” homes that are placed on a foundation will retain their value far longer than a manufactured home placed in a mobile home park. Putting a mobile home in a park is cheaper in the short term, but …

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Benefits of Using a Grey Water Recycling System

By Candice Armstrong

If you are reading this article, you most likely are environmentally conscious, and are looking for ways to save money and help the environment. For starters, let’s first define what grey water actually is. Grey water is all the wastewater …

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What Is Permaculture

By Angela Tipton

Recently, when I asked a potential customer what their plans were for their future property, they said they wanted to use it for Permaculture. Having never heard of this term, I decided to research it. What I discovered was a …

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What To Do When Life Outgrows Your Home

By Megan Smith

Once you reach adulthood, your priorities start to change. Eventually, you tire of living with your parents and move into an apartment. Having your own space is a great accomplishment. However, over time, you get tired of paying someone else …

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Tips For Hiring The Right Contractor

By LandCentral

  When hiring a contractor for a big project, it’s easy to make a costly misstep. It could be something minor, such as overpaying because you didn’t get other bids, or a communication error where the finished job doesn’t look …

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Affordable and Environmentally Sound Cob Housing

By Candice Armstrong

It may surprise you to learn that you can build your own home for as little as a few thousand dollars: just by using your bare hands and feet! Cob housing is extremely affordable, earth friendly and has been around …

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How to Make Your Home Zombie-Proof

By LandCentral

  Have you ever spent an evening watching The Walking Dead and thought: “What if the zombie apocalypse actually happened?” You could take refuge in a mall or set off across the desert with a small band of your closest …

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