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Best Home Inspiration on Instagram


You’ve seen them all over Instagram – those cool houses you can’t help but be awed by and wished you lived in. Instead of jealously scrolling past these pictures, consider following the accounts and the builders behind them to gain a little – or a lot – of inspiration each time you pick up your phone.

Don’t know where to start? Here are some of our favorite accounts to follow on Instagram for inspiration, technique, and the science behind it all.

Decks and Outdoor Living
Spring is just around the corner, which makes it the perfect time to get some ideas and start planning your next deck build and other outdoor projects. Two great accounts to follow for inspiration are @drdecks and @premieroutdoor. These accounts show some of the best new trends, and even provide information on materials you may want to consider using.

Building Technique
As a contractor, it is always good to be brushing up on your building techniques.  @awesomeframers and @finehomebuilding are great for providing new ways to complete various projects, and showcase beautiful builds along the way.

Building Science
Ever wonder what goes into constructing some of your favorite builds? Learn more about the science behind the projects by following @jakebruton , @risingerbuild and @buildingsciencefightclub. These accounts give an in-depth look at what it takes to create some of those jaw-dropping designs you want to build yourself.

Instagram isn’t just for selfies anymore. Following the accounts provided above and others similar to them are a great way to fill your feed with valuable tips and tricks. Whether you are a contractor new to the industry or a remodeler with a thriving business, paying attention to others in the trade is a sure way to broaden your own designs and plans.

Who do you follow for building inspiration? Let us know!