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Tuesday, January 08, 2019

4 Benefits of Having Elevated Home and 9 Designs You Can Choose From


Aside from reducing your risk from flood, there are other reasons why you should consider elevated homes in building your own home. Because of climate change, flooding is a potential risk for many homeowners nowadays. So here are five advantages of having an elevated house.  1. Safety. As mentioned above, flooding is common especially in places where heavy rainfall occurs regularly. With this, a raised floor may be the most practical and cost-effective way to protect your family and property against the flood.  2. Better View. Your elevated house will give you better scenic views of your surroundings (especially if you have a good one). Elevated houses offer views that single-story houses cannot give. Could it be lakefront, beaches, or hillside?  3. Easy Improvement and Maintenance.  Installation, maintenance, and modification of utilities such as water, sewer, and electrical lines are simplified with a raised floor. Remodeling? Plumbing fixture modifications are easy. Rerouting of wiring for telephone, television, and computers is relatively easy and less expensive.  4.  Increased Ventilation. Increase elevation provides a natural mechanism that improved the ventilation in your home. This helps regulate temperatures inside the house that gives a warmer and comforting feeling.
Aside from reducing your risk from flood, there are other reasons why you should consider elevated homes in building your own home. Because of climate change, flooding is a potential risk for many homeowners nowadays. So here are five advantages of having an elevated house.

1. Safety. As mentioned above, flooding is common especially in places where heavy rainfall occurs regularly. With this, a raised floor may be the most practical and cost-effective way to protect your family and property against the flood.

2. Better View. Your elevated house will give you better scenic views of your surroundings (especially if you have a good one). Elevated houses offer views that single-story houses cannot give. Could it be lakefront, beaches, or hillside?

3. Easy Improvement and Maintenance. Installation, maintenance, and modification of utilities such as water, sewer, and electrical lines are simplified with a raised floor. Remodeling? Plumbing fixture modifications are easy. Rerouting of wiring for telephone, television, and computers is relatively easy and less expensive.

4.  Increased Ventilation. Increase elevation provides a natural mechanism that improved the ventilation in your home. This helps regulate temperatures inside the house that gives a warmer and comforting feeling.

That's it. Now it's time to scroll down to see some elevated house design below for inspiration.
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