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What Are the Methods of Aging in Place, and How Can I Implement Them?

July 14, 2021 5:32 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Whether you yourself are a senior making plans for your future residence or you’re making them on behalf of a loved one, it can be a complex process with many different options. While some seniors choose to enter an assisted living facility or other senior living environment, many are choosing to stay right at home. The process of aging in place consists of consulting with certified aging in place specialists to remodel your current home to ensure your safety and comfort as you grow older. If you or your loved one are interested in living at home independently as long...


What You Need to Know About the Rising Cost of Construction Materials

July 7, 2021 5:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Virtually every economic sector is still feeling the effects of the global pandemic—in many industries, the aftershocks of the challenging year are expected to continue for years to come. The construction industry in particular continues to experience volatility, especially when it comes to cost. Construction material prices are rising steeply due to a whole host of reasons, including staffing difficulties, supply chain issues and unexpected demand. Here’s a brief overview of the current situation. Skyrocketing costs are not short-term problems Current conditions in the industry have surprised both contractors and their clients alike. While it may seem natural to assume...


The Three-Bid Rule for Home Building

July 1, 2021 4:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The housing industry may be constantly evolving, but certain traditional practices haven’t always kept up with the times. What used to be a reliable rule of thumb may have become antiquated in the current landscape. Read on to learn more about one such example, with regards to the three-bid rule for home building in central Pennsylvania. What is the three-bid rule? There has been a long-held belief that collecting three separate bids from three separate contractors should be pursued in the process of choosing a home builder. At first glance, this method may seem to be beneficial for the prospective...


What Is a Pre-Construction Service Agreement?

June 16, 2021 4:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The process of building a custom home may involve many terms and concepts that are unfamiliar to you. One possible example is a pre-construction service agreement. If you’ve never heard of this type of agreement before, read on to learn what a pre-construction service agreement is before starting your project in central Pennsylvania. Components of a pre-construction service agreement A pre-construction service agreement is a detailed document that outlines an achievable plan for a new construction project. It typically includes architectural plans, structural plans, drawings, specifications and allowances that fit within a predetermined budget. It may also include geotechnical survey...


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NEW DEVELOPMENT IN DILLSBURG – WSL INCORPORATED IS AN EXCLUSIVE BUILDER

May 7, 2021 10:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Location, Location, Location! Fieldstone Crest is a new community compiled of 29 homesites, nestled in a beautiful, rolling meadow that is convenient to everywhere you want to be. Only minutes to Rt. 15… this location can get you to Camp Hill within 15 minutes, Harrisburg in 20 minutes and Hershey in 35 minutes. Phase 1 consists of 8 lots and is OPEN FOR RESERVATION NOW! New road (Lightfoot Ln) will connect Orebank & Meadowview Roads. Please contact Paul Hayes, by phone or email at, 717-421-5150 or [email protected], for package pricing, availability and reservation forms. Lot 18 is currently under reservation...


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NEW HOME COMING SOON IN SHERMANS DALE!

May 7, 2021 10:02 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Construction will start soon on this invitingly beautiful traditional style 1,836 +/- sq.ft., 4-bed, 2.5bath 2-story home. The welcoming green siding and white vinyl porch posts evoke a classy home style that you can add country farmhouse style to or keep tradition. The inviting large front porch provides a place for you to sit and relax on a comfortable rocking chair while enjoying the country atmosphere. The first floor offers an open floor plan with a powder room, a fireplace with shiplap, a beautiful kitchen with stained cabinetry, granite countertops, subway tile backsplash and a dining room that leads to...


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NEW HOME FOR SALE IN MILLERSTOWN

May 7, 2021 9:58 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Construction has started on this eye-catching, white 2-story, 1,836 +/- sq.ft., 4-bed, 2.5bath modern farmhouse. It’s inviting large front porch will welcome you home every day to an open floorplan with a cozy living room featuring a fireplace with shiplap, a beautiful kitchen with stained cabinetry, granite countertops, subway tile backsplash and a dining room that leads to a deck in the back. The 2nd floor has 4 bedrooms, 2 baths and a 2nd floor laundry room. The master bath contains its own ensuite with a double vanity and ceramic tile shower and glass shower door. The farmhouse aesthetics of...


Major Green Building Trends to Watch For

May 5, 2021 10:42 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Sustainability continues to be a major focus of just about every new construction project in both the residential and commercial sectors in Pennsylvania. Here are a few examples of some specific innovations with green living to be aware of. Buildings designed to produce net zero energy A net zero energy building is one that creates as much power as it uses. This is becoming an increasingly popular goal for construction companies, particularly in urban areas where there’s a lot of energy consumption happening already. Initiatives that can be used to create a net zero energy building include solar power features,...