Rate the Energy Efficiency of Your Home

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could rate how energy efficient your new home will be before construction begins; or rate the energy efficiency of your current home? Well you can! It is called a Home Energy Rating or HERS index. The results of the rating include reports covering just about everything you would want to… View Article

The Must Have Features to Include in Your New Home.

When buying, building or renovating your home, your first instinct is to include all the coolest and trendiest features.  Then reality sets in and you are forced to limit your wish list to fit a budget or other practical limitations.  So now it is time to get smart and creative so you can prioritize and… View Article

Preparing your Home for Sale.

A fast sale at top dollar is the goal of all home sellers. But luck doesn’t make this happen—preparation does. Plan to spend at least two weeks getting your house ready for sale. This may seem like a long time, but it will be worth the effort. Remember that buyers often decide whether to purchase a home… View Article

Preparing Your New Home for Items You May Want to Add in the Future.

When building a new home, everyone has a wish list of items they want included in their “dream home”. The reality is that many of these items can increase your initial project budget beyond your comfort zone and extend the duration of the project schedule. However, if you work with your builder and plan ahead,… View Article

First-time Home Buyers: Bertels Family

First-time home buyers Kevin and Katie Bertels in front of their new home.
When you’ve been a renter for years, it can seem overwhelming to buy a home, let alone build one. Here at Two Structures we understand what it’s like to be a first-time home buyer. We talked with recent first-time home buyers Katie and Kevin Bertels about their experience buying and building their first home. Katie… View Article

The Best of Edmond, Oklahoma

Welcome to Edmond, a great place to grow
Located only 13 miles north of downtown Oklahoma City, Edmond is the perfect place for people who work in the city but want a different place to live and raise a family. Whether you plan to move to Edmond, just visiting or are a current resident, this guide will help you find some of the best places to check out in Edmond.

The Best of Moore, Oklahoma

Sunset with powerlines in Moore, Oklahoma
Moore, Oklahoma – Founded in the days of the Oklahoma Land Run of 1889, is a growing city located just south of Oklahoma City and the University of Oklahoma. Because of its proximity to these two bustling cities, Moore has been a great location for development the past decade and is continuing to grow into… View Article

The Best of Yukon, Oklahoma

Yukon, Oklahoma is a family-oriented community of 24,000 residents that carries with its name, safe neighborhoods, low crime-rate, excellent schools and strong values. No longer just a Mother Road pit-stop that once was home to Garth Brooks and a pretty tall flour mill, Yukon is a thriving city with some of the best shopping, dining… View Article

James Hardie Siding – The Best in the Business

Fiber cement siding is a building material used to cover the exterior of a building in both commercial and domestic applications. Typically, this siding is most often used in applications to imitate wood siding and is known for its durability and throughout its lifetime, and requires very littler maintenance once installed and painted. When Two… View Article

Parade of Homes – Oct. 24 – Nov. 1

The Central Oklahoma Home Builder’s Association (COHBA) Parade of Homes will be once again taking place this fall. From October 24th to November 1st, featured area developments will be showcased throughout the OKC metro. Home builders from the area will have all their newly built homes on display for the world to see, including builders… View Article

The Path To Your Dream Home

The path to your dream home at Two Structures is outlined in the infographic below. It’s simple and straightforward like we like it.  It shows you the steps that one takes from shopping for a Two Structures home to making memories in it. At Two Structures Homes, we’re making it easy for you to understand… View Article

Jay Evans selected as OSHBA Certified Professional Builder of the Month

Jay Evans was recently selected as the April 2015 Oklahoma State Home Builders Association Certified Professional Builder of the Month. Jay was nominated by the Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association (COHBA) for his pursuit of excellence in the homebuilding profession. He has been a member of COHBA since 2011 and serves on the Board of… View Article

Understanding Energy-efficient Homes and the HERS Index

Ever wonder how a home gets its energy-efficient rating? Energy efficiency in a home is a result of the materials used, how the home is built with those materials, what windows are installed, the appliances that are chosen once the home is nearly complete and more. All these elements contribute to the home’s HERS Index… View Article

Healthy Homes: What to look for when buying new construction.

Just because it’s new doesn’t necessarily mean it’s healthy. In order to keep construction costs down, builders sometimes opt for lower quality materials that may have adverse health effects. Here are a few areas prospective new home buyers want to pay the most attention to in order to ensure their decision is a healthy one…. View Article