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3 Excellent Features to Include in New Home Construction October 15, 2018

West Plains, Howell
3 Excellent Features to Include in New Home Construction, West Plains, Missouri

If you need more living space, investing in new home construction could be more beneficial than moving into a pre-existing house. By building a home from scratch, you can ensure it has all the standout features to add to the comfort, convenience, and safety of the household. Below are a few items to add to the project list.

3 Installations to Include in Your Home Construction Project

1. Home Automation System

With modern advancements in technology, it’s possible to control plumbing fixtures, heating and cooling equipment, and the electrical system from personal tablets and smartphone devices. With home automation, you can adjust thermostats from anywhere to keep energy costs low. Automated lighting could deter would-be burglars, while door sensors detect motion to alert the authorities of a possible disturbance.

2. Mudroom

West-Plains-Missouri-home-constructionIn areas prone to heavy rainfall, tracking mud and debris into the house is a common concern for homeowners. Installing a mudroom will help keep interiors clean. Typically located at the entryway to the building, the hallway or room is meant to store wet clothes, footwear, and outwear so grime doesn’t get into the main house. Floors are often made of linoleum or tile for easy cleanup. 

3. Skylights

A skylight installation should be added to your home construction project, as the fixtures help cut down on energy costs while improving the health of everyone in the household. During the day, the windows flood interiors with natural light, meaning you won’t have to rely on overhead light fixtures and lamps to illuminate interiors. Sunlight could also combat mold and mildew growth, microorganisms that cause respiratory and sinus problems and additional health concerns. Exposure to sunlight also increases the body’s production of Vitamin D, which promotes strong bones.


If you want to embark on a new home construction project, the professionals at Able Construction, serving residents throughout Howell County, MO, and the surrounding communities, will be by your side every step of the way. Licensed and insured, the technicians provide carpenter services, electric installations, and additional solutions to help create your dream dwelling. To discuss your project in southern Missouri or northern Arkansas, call (417) 255-3673, or reach out to the contractors online.

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