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Master Bedroom Window View with backyard and lake view

Autumn maintenance! What needs to be done to prepare!

Autumn maintenance! What needs to be done to prepare! Autumn is a brisk season! Full of long-sleeve shirts and hoodies, pumpkins and apple cider. Autumn is one of the most vibrant of the seasons and can be an inspiring time for change and growth! However, the chilly wind and foreboding of winter is to be

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Update! Progress on the next Big Sky home!

Update! Progress on the next Big Sky home! Savage, MN, home to the Big Sky Estates is glad to present our current progress on our next model home!         This soon to be beautiful model home will include: Slab on grade style home, meaning there are no steps within the household An

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Sitting area overlooking backyard and lake with chandelier

How to handle leaves on the lawn!

How to handle leaves on the lawn! Now that the trees are shedding their leaves, homeowners all have a new task at hand! How do you keep your lawn clean and clutter free? There are multiple ways you can go about handling the developing piles of leaves, however i recommend leaving the raking for last!

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Unfinished Basement & Walkout

How to prevent a basement from flooding!

How to prevent a basement from flooding! Floods are a mess, a big mess, and a flood in your basement is just plain wrong! Basement floods can blind side homeowners and really hurt them financially. Generally flooding can happen due to some poor sealing around windows, doors, or due to electrical outages, causing your sump

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Front side view of house

The paint you apply to your home is more than decoration!

The paint you apply to your home is more than decoration! Most people think the paint outside their homes  is merely for appeal, however it has a more vital purpose! Paint on the exterior of your home is a form of weather defense so to speak. Rain, wind, cold, and damp conditions can be battled

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Fall Parade of Homes! What a smart choice!

Fall Parade of Homes! What a smart choice! The Fall Parade of Homes is our newest dream home creation! Here at Xpand, we make sure that our name stands for uniqueness and one of a kind! We will Xpand your homes level of aesthetic beauty as well as functionality! Just because it is almost fall,

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Foyer with hard wood floors and chandelier

Hollow core versus solid core doors!

Hollow core versus solid core doors! When building your home, doors are often not at the top of the list. Generally thought of as a side component, doors actually hold value in areas other than aesthetics! Generally there are two types of doors used for the interior. Hollow core doors or solid core doors, so

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Stairway view overlooking family room with very large windows

Hot tips! How to maintain a wood-burning fireplace!

Hot tips! How to maintain a wood-burning fireplace! Summer nights are the natural setting for a bonfire, but when its raining its a bit difficult to achieve, so we move into the house and sit by the fireplace and get all comfy cozy! For those rainy summer nights we need to make sure our fireplace

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Front right view of house

Fresh off the dream train! Fall parade of homes!

Fresh off the dream train! Fall parade of homes! Watch-out Savage, MN! Big Sky Estates has started development of new homes! Be sure to stay tuned to check out the progress and eventually the final results! These homes will include: 2 stories, entry level and horizon beauty level! (second level name based on preference) 4

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