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Sometimes the best source of advice for a project as large as a home build is other people who are going through the same process. Message boards where people in your situation ask and answer a variety of questions about almost every aspect of this process can be helpful resources. We’ve included our favorites here.
- Though using an online message board can be a helpful source of information as you build your new home, remember that a great deal of the advice you find might not be from real experts. Generally, anyone can post on such a forum, so you’ll want to double-check anything someone tells you against another trusted resource, whether it’s a contractor or one of the other sources listed in this guide.
- Some message boards are moderated by construction professionals or people with expertise in a particular area. Finding a moderated board can increase the reliability of the information you receive.