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Building Your Dream Home: Evaluating the Electrical

Building Your Dream Home: Evaluating the Electrical

From the Building your Dream Home: Follow these steps series
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One of the advantages to building your home is the opportunity to design throughout the entire building process.

Once your house is framed, I recommend setting up a time to meet with your electrician for a walk-through. This lets you see how the house is progressing and re-evaluate where any electrical components are going to be places. During this phase of construction, homeowners can still make changes at a minimal cost.

Next, think about outside outlets. If you plan on celebrating the holidays by decorating the outside of your home, make sure you have enough outlets to support your holiday spirit. Or, if you spend your summers in the backyard, make sure there are outlets near your outdoor furniture.

Remember to give serious consideration to two and three way switches throughout your home. This adds convenience and a sense of security while you are in your home.

Next week we’ll delve into designing the perfect outdoor entertainment space.

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About the author

Vladimir Oulianov has been a specialist in energy-efficient homes in Lincoln since 2002. He is ranked in the top 100 real estate agents in the U.S. and is the top Salesperson in Lincoln for the last 6 years. Other awards include a Lincoln’s Choice Award from the Lincoln Journal Star for Best real estate agent, a 40 under 40 Award from the Lincoln Business Journal and Realtor of the Year from Woods Bros Realty.

Vladimir's Real Estate Services believes in Fair Housing and an Equal Opportunity for all. Contact him at 402-890-0535 or


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