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Custom Homes vs Tract Homes

Buying a new home could be one of  the largest investments you ever make, so it is really important to understand the differences in price and quality from one building method to another.
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Net Zero Homes: A Step Towards Eliminating Energy Bills

With the rising cost of energy and growing environmental concerns, many people are looking for ways to reduce their energy bills and their impact on the environment. If you find yourself contemplating these same concerns, enter the Net Zero home.
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Wayne Pool House Featured in Main Line Today

Chase Building Group was recently mentioned in the June/July issue of Main Line Today Magazine. The project featured is a multi-use structure situated in Wayne, Pennsylvania, which serves as a garage, pool house, exterior kitchen, loft, home office, man-cave and bathroom.

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Choosing Kitchen Cabinets

Purchasing new kitchen cabinets is one of the biggest investments you can make in your home. Cabinets are one of the first things people notice in a kitchen and they can have a huge impact on both the value and the appeal of your home. You want your kitchen to look beautiful and the best way to achieve that goal is by updating your kitchen cabinets.

When you are making an investment in your home, it is important to remember that looks aren’t everything. With kitchen cabinets, you truly get what you pay for. The reason being is that there are a variety of materials and techniques that are used to construct cabinetry, in effect creating different classes of quality that we define as ‘low-range’, ‘low-to-mid-range’, ‘mid-range’ and ‘high-end’.
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A Guide to Choosing Siding

Putting new siding on your house is a big investment, an investment you will have to live with for years to come; or an investment that could make or break the sale of your home.

There are a lot of different siding products available at a wide range of price points. It can be daunting trying to sort through all of the options and weigh out the pros and cons of the varying opinions found online.
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Building vs. Buying a Home

If you’re in the market to buy a home, you may be wondering whether it makes more sense to buy an old home or to build a new one. If you feel like building a new custom home is financially out of your reach, stop now and read our previous post ‘Building Your Dream Home: Make it Happen with a Construction Loan’ before reading any further.
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Change Your Home’s Air Filter – Why You Should and How To

Changing your home’s dirty air filter is an easy task that most homeowners tend to overlook or simply just forget to do. Why should you change your air filter? There are plenty of good answers to this question, let’s take a look at why you should change yours regularly and learn how to do it.
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Nest Learning Thermostat: A Closer Look

As home builders, we are always looking for technology that improves the efficiency and functionality of a home. We were super excited when Nest announced their new Learning Thermostat and we just had to get our hands on one.
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Why You Should Replace Your Windows

Do you feel like your energy bill is a lot higher than it should be? Is air leaking through your windows or doors and causing hot and cold drafts? Have your windows become tough to open or is there an unsightly fogging between the panes of glass?
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10 Inexpensive Ways to Update Your Home

Whether you are planning to sell your house in the near future or if you are just looking for ways to modernize your home, here are 10 inexpensive options for you to consider:
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