Build a House From the Ground Up and We'll Guess Your Relationship Status

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Jennifer Post

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Starting from the ground-up means you need a foundation. How many square feet are you building the foundation for?

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What types of rooms do you want on the main floor?

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Let's back up for a second. How will you go about choosing a contractor?

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Do you want plenty of natural light in the house?

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What type of siding are you choosing?

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Is there a certain type of roof that you want?

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In the main living areas, what kind of flooring is getting installed?

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Will there be different flooring in the bedrooms?

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Before the floors go in, will you put in anything special like heating or cooling elements?

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Are you someone who needs a lot of outlets and different plugs in each room?

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Do you like the look of crown molding, or can you live without it?

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For the kitchen cabinets, what material will they be made out of?

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And what about your countertops? Which material will you choose for those?

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Will you carry the same cabinets and counters into the bathrooms?

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What color is initially going on the walls?

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Will your ceilings be the same color as the walls?

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Are you painting the walls yourselves, or having the contractors do it?

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What metal finish will your faucets be?

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On the cabinets, what kind of pulls will you put on?

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Are you bringing in a professional cleaning crew before moving in?

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Now the fun part! Where will you most likely be getting furniture from?

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What type of bedding will you have?

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Do you like big, family sized couches or more modern ones?

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What would you say your overall decor style is?

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If you have hardwood floors, will you cover them with decorative rugs?

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What color towels will you put in the main bathroom?

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Will you change the paint color in any of the rooms?

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What kind of table will you have in the kitchen?

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Your walls are pretty bare now, but how will you dress them up?

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Looking out your window, what view do you hope to have?

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About This Quiz

There are countless resources out there for making house building an easier task. It is nice to learn from other people's mistakes and be able to implement the things they did that worked. But there are still so many personal elements, and future things you have to think about when building a house from the ground up. You might not have children now, but do you want to include spaces for them in the future? How do you make sure your kitchen is big enough for guests when you start entertaining. 

Building a home from the ground up should be fun! You get to put in all of your personality and pick out almost everything yourself. Want the walls to be bright pink? Done! Love shag carpet? No one can stop you! This is all you, and you deserve to have a great time doing it. You will be living in the house after all. Take this chance of building your dream home from the ground up, and make it so perfect for you. If you're ready to take on the task of building a house from the ground-up, get some practice with this quiz, and as a bonus, we'll guess your relationship status!

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