Build a House From the Ground Up and We'll Guess What State You Are From

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Teresa McGlothlin

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About This Quiz

Getting a new home is exciting, but building one yourself is a dream come true! During this quiz, you'll get to spare no expense while constructing the home you've always wanted. From building materials to faucet fixtures, every choice you make will tell something about you. Most importantly, it will tell us where you're from! 

Shows like "Fixer Upper" and "House Hunters" focus on houses that are already standing. Though they might be lovely, they lack the personalization that building a home from the ground up will allow you to infuse. You're going to have to live in your newly built imaginary home for a good number of years, so make sure you choose everything you've ever wanted in a home. Once you do, we'll be able to pick up on the architectural styles that might have influenced a younger you. 

From the front walkway to the top of your attic, you get to make a home that will fill your neighbors with envy and fill you with pride. Every answer you give will point us in the direction of the first state you called home, but will we get it right? Build your dream house, and we'll do our best to figure out where you are from!  

Let's think about foundations. Will your home have a basement or pilings like a beach house?

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When you close your eyes and look at your house, what sort of exterior does it have?

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How many stories will your newly built home need to have?

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Curb appeal is everything! What will the walkway leading up to your door be made from?

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Do you prefer the looks of granite, quartz or travertine countertops?

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Carpet, hardwood or laminate flooring? Which one goes down on the living-room floor?

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Do you want a cast-iron tub or a more modern acrylic tub in your spare bathroom?

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Which type of water heater will you insist they install in your new home?

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You'll need a durable paint on the recreation room's walls. What kind will you choose?

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How would you choose to light up the kitchen's island?

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Tile, shingles or metal? What kind of roof tops your home?

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Which kind of molding will you dress your dining room up with?

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Would you rather have shiplap or wallpaper on your bedroom's accent wall?

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Do you picture your outdoor space rimmed by a wrought-iron gate or a picket fence?

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Bathroom faucets complete the look. Which style will you choose?

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What sort of door will you put at your front entrance?

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Which energy-saving feature would you most want to have in your new home?

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You'll need to add cabinet doors in the kitchen. What kind do you prefer?

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Will your new home have turrets like a Victorian home?

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Gutters will keep your roof looking new for years. What kind do you find most efficient?

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Staircases are both stylish and functional. Which one best matches your house?

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Porcelain, ceramic or glass tiles? How will you dress up your backsplash?

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Which ceiling would you want in your family room?

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Would you prefer to have a wood deck or a brick patio as your outdoor space?

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Will you add shutters around your windows or skip them?

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Do you want wooden beams adorning the ceiling of your new master bedroom?

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Which one of your rooms would have a skylight to add natural lighting?

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Finish off your bathroom cabinets with coordinating knobs. What kind will you choose?

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Which building material will you use to finish your den's fireplace?

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You'll need to stay cool in the summer. What air conditioning system goes in your home?

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