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Characteristics of a Ranch-Style Home

Characteristics of a Ranch-Style Home

If you’re not talking about salad dressing, you’re probably talking about this popular American architectural style. Ranch-Style Origins Low-slung and open, ranch homes are uniquely American. This style of home dates back to the 1930s and reflects the more relaxed Western lifestyle. Ranch-style architecture didn’t become popular, however, until after World War II. The rise…

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By Sarah, 01/03/2018 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
Why You Should Design with Natural Stone

Why You Should Design with Natural Stone

Advancement in manufacturing and technology gives people building a home over 15 types of exterior siding to choose from. You also have more than ten choices for interior flooring, walls, counter-tops, and backyard patios. Homeowners should consider several factors when building these parts of a home ranging from a material’s resilience over time to how…

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By Kendra, 09/29/2017 Kendra is a content writer with a BA in literature from Wilkes University. When she’s not reading up on the latest home decorating trends, Kendra is busy designing her future home, library included.