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Four Advantages of Porcelain Tiles and Non-Porcelain Tiles

March 27, 2017 - By 

Porcelain tiles and Non-Porcelain tiles are the two main types of ceramic tiles used for indoor flooring in Ghana. These have become popular among most Ghanaians. Non-porcelain tiles are commonly referred to as ceramic tiles. Porcelain tiles and Non-Porcelain tiles come in various designs or patterns, shapes, and sizes. Basically, they belong to the same family since they are both made from different types of clay, yet porcelain tile and non-porcelain tile are different in terms of density, price, water absorption level, installation, cutting, etc.

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A Home Building Story With a “Happy Ending” for Robert and His Family

January 22, 2016 - By 
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This story has a happy ending…Let me tell you a quick story about Robert and his family.

Robert really can’t find a trusted and qualified architect to design his dream home for him.
Unfortunately, Robert stuck his head in the sand because deep down he didn’t believe he could succeed in finding a reliable and trusted architect who will help him build his Dream Home.

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5 Easy Ways To Read Architectural Floor Plans

August 19, 2015 - By 
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You may not read blueprints very often in the course of your life, but you can use architectural floor plans when you are building your dream home, you add on to your home or business is expanding. You need not have an architectural degree to read the blueprints, and this article explores simple ways to read floor plans. You will not understand every little part of the plan, but you can interpret the blueprints to learn what the space will look like when it is completed.

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So You Want to Build a Custom Home? 7 Steps to Create Your Dream Home

August 3, 2015 - By 
So You Want to Build a Custom Home? 7 Steps to Create Your Dream Home

If you are looking to build your first dream home, there is no need to worry. Building a custom home from scratch may seem scary at first but there is a process that works (99.9% of the time) and many people just like you have done it. The following are a few steps that you should follow with your architect for creating your dream home.

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Buying a House in Ghana? 5 Legal Processes You Should Know

June 4, 2015 - By 
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Owning a home is one of the greatest achievements in life, and it is a dream comes true for many people. If you are planning to own a property in Ghana, take the necessary precautions to avoid finding yourself in a string of never-ending disputes and possible court battles. To help you, follow these simple 5 legal processes whenever you want to acquire a home or any other real estate property in Ghana.

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The Importance of Building Permit in Ghana

May 11, 2015 - By 
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There are many reasons why you should obtain a building permit and required inspection for your construction project.

Obtaining building permits in Ghana is not easy. However, building permits are very important. Undertaking construction without a permit can result in fines to the property owner. In addition to fines, building inspectors will want to ensure that proper procedures were followed when constructing the building. The inspectors will inspect the building and order changes if necessary. Fixing permit violations in addition to the fines can be very expensive.

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Are You Looking for a Home Construction Loan in Ghana? 6 Simple Steps to Follow

May 8, 2015 - By 
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Owning a property is probably the greatest investment that you can make in life. Besides the fact that the real estate increase in value with time, it is also a very safe way to invest your money as you can always and easily track the value of your property in the market. Now, if you are looking to build a property, update or renovate it, or you just want to add some eco-friendly features to your home, there are high odds that you will not have all the cash that you need for the project upfront. And since home construction can be expensive, a construction loan is a great way to get the money you need for the project. So, what are the steps to getting a home construction loan in Ghana? Find out below!

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Electricity Outages In Ghana: Causes, Effects & Solutions

May 7, 2015 - By 
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Ghana has for several years been experiencing massive power blackouts popularly nicknamed ‘dumsor,’ which means on & off in one of the local dialects. Although intermittent power is common in most developing African countries, the energy situation in Ghana is already spiraling out of control. Some areas lack electricity for hours on end; others receive multiple power cuts (about five) each day. Sometimes, the blackouts last for extended periods, some lasting longer than 24 hours.

If the current trend is anything to go by, soon Ghana will be wallowing in pitch darkness.

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Do You Have What It Takes to Build A Home Like A True Expert?

March 1, 2015 - By 

Let’s build a home. Follow along with these instructions and you will be living in your new home in no time. The first step in any successful project is planning. Before you start building, weigh out your options for location carefully even if you already have land. The worst thing is to build a home in an area where you won’t enjoy living. There are several factors to look into when selecting a location:

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Home Construction on A Budget: 10 Tips From The Professionals

February 21, 2015 - By 

Looking to build a new home or maybe even renovate your current home? That is great, but before you rush right into your new project, there are some things you will need to know to save some money.

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