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A collection of 14 posts
Sustainable and Green Home Design Trends in 2021
Trends

Sustainable and Green Home Design Trends in 2021

Fixr.com has asked some of the top construction experts to weigh in on the interest of the average homeowner in eco-friendly homes and sustainable designs and how they are making their homes more eco-friendly this year.

Cristina Miguelez
June 2021
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14 min read
Single-Family Home Construction and Remodeling Trends Report 2020
Construction services

Single-Family Home Construction and Remodeling Trends Report 2020

Many people see 2020 as a chance at new beginnings. With this new decade, more homeowners are beginning to look at their homes, lifestyles, and futures differently than before. Some people may be

Yuka Kato
April 2020
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9 min read
A Healthy Home: What It Means to Homeowners and Contractors
Industry News

A Healthy Home: What It Means to Homeowners and Contractors

Homeowners are increasingly concerned about how their home’s environment could be negatively affecting their well-being. In fact, a joint 2019 study conducted by Harvard University and the Farnsworth Group reported that 30

Yuka Kato
April 2020
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5 min read
Visualizing Cost vs Value of Home Improvement Projects  in 2020
Siding

Visualizing Cost vs Value of Home Improvement Projects in 2020

Home remodeling is nearly a 450 billion industry. Even with the Great Recession, the home remodeling industry remains strong, and homeowners and renters alike are continuing to invest in home improvement projects. In

Yuka Kato
March 2020
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4 min read
Visualizing the Best Home Remodeling Cost Recovery in 2019
Garages and enclosures

Visualizing the Best Home Remodeling Cost Recovery in 2019

There may be a number of reasons why you decide to remodel your home. You could finally be tackling the project you wanted to do since you moved or simply doing a remodel

Yuka Kato
December 2019
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4 min read
Comparing 4 Types of Furnace Fuels: Cost, Efficiency, Eco-Friendliness
HVAC

Comparing 4 Types of Furnace Fuels: Cost, Efficiency, Eco-Friendliness

If you choose to heat your home with forced hot air, then you’ll also need to choose what type of fuel you’ll use to power your furnace. Depending on where you

Yuka Kato
November 2019
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3 min read
Housing Hazards are Costing U.S. Homeowners Billions
HVAC

Housing Hazards are Costing U.S. Homeowners Billions

Home. It’s where we feel safe. It’s where we feel protected from the outside hazards of the world. But, did you know that it is statistically one of the most dangerous

Yuka Kato
October 2019
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5 min read
Looking at Which States Have the Most Energy Star Rated Home Builds in the U.S.
HVAC

Looking at Which States Have the Most Energy Star Rated Home Builds in the U.S.

Using Energy Star’s 2018 study, we've created a map that shows both the number of Energy Star certified homes and market share by state.

Yuka Kato
August 2019
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6 min read
Visual Guide to Determining the Right Sized Air Conditioner for Your Home
HVAC

Visual Guide to Determining the Right Sized Air Conditioner for Your Home

In the heat of the summer, many people turn to air conditioners to help keep comfortable indoors. A single room air conditioner is a very effective way of cooling a specific area of

Yuka Kato
July 2019
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3 min read
Experts Talk: How A Sustainable Off-The-Grid House Would Look
HVAC

Experts Talk: How A Sustainable Off-The-Grid House Would Look

Take a look at this rendering that depicts the features that a sustainable off-the-grid house would include. We’ve compiled energy-efficient experts’ suggestions into a single, ultimate sustainable home that could allow the owner to rely on very little outside energy.

Cristina Miguelez
May 2019
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3 min read
Single-Family Home Construction Trends in 2019
Construction services

Single-Family Home Construction Trends in 2019

This year, Fixr is bringing you a comprehensive look at what single-home buyers are looking for in their homes, which helps current homeowners know what changes to make and industry professional know how better to advise their clients.

Yuka Kato
May 2019
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4 min read
2019 Energy-Efficient Home Design Trends Report
HVAC

2019 Energy-Efficient Home Design Trends Report

Energy efficient home design increases with popularity each year as homeowners look for ways to help lower rising energy costs. This trend has multiple components, though, that may each trend in their own

Yuka Kato
March 2019
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6 min read
Comparing The 7 Most Popular Fireplace Surrounds In A Single Graphic
HVAC

Comparing The 7 Most Popular Fireplace Surrounds In A Single Graphic

The fireplace is arguably the most popular part of the home. It adds literal and visual warmth to a room, is an automatic focal point, and most single-family homes today include a fireplace.

Yuka Kato
February 2019
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3 min read

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