What Direction Should My New Home Face?

Let’s face it, the direction your home faces will be your choice, when you choose to build a new home from the ground up! So what do we need to take into consideration?

 

  • Do you like to grow indoor plants?
  • Do you prefer your sleeping quarters to be cooler or warmer?
  • Do you like to watch storms blow in?
  • Do you like open windows for fresh air?
  • Are you energy conscious?
  • Do you want to live on a lake or waterfront property?

 

east-facing home

 

Enjoy the Sunrise!

Ice melts faster on the roof!

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Beautiful Sunsets!

Lots of windows for Winter sun!

Storms typically blow in from the west!

Ice continues to melt on roof!

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North

Mildew!

Mostly Shade!

Shade Plants Thrive!

South

Plants grow best!

Driveway ice clears fast!

Warms interior floors if there are windows

Open Windows get rain and snow

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