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Funny Conference Calls Video, for those working from home.

Funny Conference Calls Video, for those working from home.

Conference calls can be excruciating. If you’re the first one in, you have to make the most awkward of small talk–yes, it sure is cold–and if you’re last then you’re a jerk. They’re like meetings, only worse. This video from comedians Tripp and Tyler perfectly...

Tips for Working From Home

Tips for Working From Home

The global spread of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, is keeping people at home. Major conferences, including Mobile World Congress and Google I/O have been canceled to decrease the risk of infection. Some employers are encouraging or requiring people to work from...

How Home Building Is Changing for the First Time in 100 Years

How Home Building Is Changing for the First Time in 100 Years

Unlike the majority of industries that have changed over recent decades—mostly due to new technology—the processes for constructing a new home have not changed in more than 100 years—until now. Up until this point, residential builders have followed a standardized set...

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Little Facts. Though many competing claims exist, the most familiar story of the first Thanksgiving took place in Plymouth Colony, in present-day Massachusetts, in 1621. More than 200 years later, in 1863 President Abraham Lincoln declared the final...

Ceiling Project? Don’t Default to Drywall

Ceiling Project? Don’t Default to Drywall

In the distant future, when archaeologists excavate houses from our era, they might conclude that our plain, cookie-cutter ceilings show a lack of imagination. And for the most part, they’d be right. They’d find popcorn ceilings. Boring acoustic tiles. And drywall,...

Home Maintenance Quiz

Home Maintenance Quiz

Your home may be the biggest investment you will ever make. Taking good care of it with regular maintenance is necessary to maintain its value and ensure it will provide a comfortable, safe shelter for you and your family for a long time. Here is a home maintenance...

Kitchen tips to fit your lifestyle

Kitchen tips to fit your lifestyle

Use these questions to help plan the most efficient kitchen for your lifestyle and cooking habits. How do you currently use your kitchen? How would you like to use your kitchen? What type of pots and pans do you own? (You won't want to buy a 14,000 BTU commercial...

Take a Look at Your Home – It’s National Homeownership Month

Take a Look at Your Home – It’s National Homeownership Month

  June is National Homeownership Month, giving you an excuse to fall in love with your home all over again or find ways to revive it! What advice would you share with young buyers on purchasing a home? What do you wish you had known when you purchased your home?...

How Long Buyers Remain in Their Homes

How Long Buyers Remain in Their Homes

  Builders and manufacturers of building products are often interested in how long home buyers actually stay in the homes they purchase—for example, to gain insight on what types of building products to use and how to market them. Buyers who intend to remain in...