Breaking Ground or Breaking the Bank? Rules & Regulations for Erosion Control & the Cost of Not Preserving Soil
There’s a reason why it’s not common practice to preserve soils on a construction site. State and federal regulations put the burden of responsibility on the homeowner. They make it YOUR responsibility to educate yourself about methods of soil preservation, find solutions, and come up with a plan.
Mother Nature inspires us with her brilliance on multiple levels. At the surface level, her beautiful forms leave us awestruck. To a deeper degree, the behavior of her organisms adds another dimension of amazement. From an expanded view, the interaction of all species in an ecosystem begins to look like a living, breathing, evolving tapestry woven together with the systems developed over millennia.
This blog is likely to inspire a deep yet dormant intuitive knowing that we all have buried within us. The knowing that we are not alone…nor do we have to solve the many riddles of life by ourselves. The understanding that we are literally surrounded by genius as a result of 3.8 billion years of research and development from the natural world.
Do NOT be fooled by the cheaper HVAC contractor bid! Most homeowners opt to go with the more affordable HVAC contractor when building their new home. And this makes sense. Why wouldn’t you? We’ve all been taught to shop around and find the best deal.
Let’s be honest, there are likely aspects of your home that literally make your life harder.
You may love your home, yet the obstacles it presents need to change if you plan to live there for many more years.
Or perhaps you’ve grown so accustomed to these challenges that you don’t even realize the impact it’s having on your life.
So, your homelife is changing. The kids have left the nest and now the nest feels overwhelmingly large. Or perhaps you’re needing to welcome an aging parent into your home to provide in-home caregiving. Whether you celebrate this transition in life or not, changes this big often feel uncomfortable or overwhelming.
Finding inspiration for the way you want to live your life can help you embrace uncomfortable shifts with grace.
Let’s be honest. Life changes as you grow and often that means outgrowing your home. In order for your home to continue supporting you and inspiring the life you intend to live; some changes need to be made.
Yet sometimes it’s hard to envision how the home you’ve been living in could EVER meet your current or future needs and desires. When the only thing your home is inspiring you to do is get a bulldozer and level it, we’re here with fresh eyes to help create more options for you.
Do you have a beautiful plot of land where you’re planning to build your next home, yet you’ve been told the property would be difficult to build on?
Though this may seem daunting at first, don’t let it stop you in your tracks.
With a little research and the right team you CAN design and build the home of your dreams regardless of the challenges that may exist.
I am Jenny Pippin, founder of Pippin Home Designs and creator of my own inspired living. I grew up as an ordinary southern girl, working in the fields of my family’s tobacco farm. It didn’t take me long to realize I had greater gifts and so I chose to step into my power and create my own path in life, inspired by my heart’s true passion. (More on my personal story HERE!)