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Terms of Use
By using this cool site, you agree to the following terms of use. Buildwise LLC reserve the right, at any time and without prior notification, to modify, alter, or update sections of these terms. And we probably  will change things soon. Continued use of this site confirms that you agree to the most current version of these terms no matter how ridiculous they seem.

Use of Material
Go ahead share and use the information on this website. That’s why we’re here. If you use this material please credit Buildwise.org as the source. Some information, as identified on the website, is in the public domain and may be used without restriction. Other material, as identified on the website, has been obtained from individuals or organizations and may be subject to restrictions on use. Permission to use these documents should be obtained directly from those organizations. However, most material on this site is copyrighted by Buildwise LLC and can be used for personal and educational purposes only. You cannot repackage or use this information for commercial purposes, that would be stealing unless you contact us for permission.

Copyright and Trademarks
Use it, but don’t abuse it. All text and product reviews, site design, site text, graphics, and the selection and arrangements thereof are property of Buildwise LLC. All trademarks (TM), service marks (SM), and trade names are proprietary to Buildwise LLC or their respective owners. Trademarks include Buildwise.org, Buildwise, Buildwise Press, Buildwise Reviews, Buildwise Posts, anything else starting with Buildwise . . ., oh and the “Unauthorized Dictionary”.

Submissions
Please send us lots of submissions and comments. If you submit material to Buildwise.org, you warrant the information was created solely by you, your organization or employees, and does not violate any copyright laws. If you submit anything, you’re giving Buildwise.org unrestricted use of such submissions, without compensation to you or any other party

Links
We love links, please link to our site as much as possible. We request that you link to our site rather than downloading portions of it to another web server, so that our viewers will see our most up-to-date information. OK, we want the traffic on our site. Please keep in mind, links to and from external websites are not endorsements by Buildwise LLC, its employees, or sponsors. It almost goes without saying, but Buildwise LLC is not responsible for the availability of or the content, function, security, and privacy policies on any linked external site.

Prohibited Activities
Let’s all be nice. Users agree not to submit any unlawful, profane, hateful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, obscene, vulgar, defamatory, racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including any material that encourages criminal activity. All determinations regarding the removal of such material shall be made at Buildwise LLC’s sole discretion. Users are prohibited from using this site for unauthorized commercial activities of any kind.

Disclaimer
Let’s be real, much of the information on Buildwise comes from viewers like you. As such, this site is for entertainment purposes only. Sometimes this information even appears to be educational. But in no way are we rendering real advice. We don’t claim any information is correct or complete. But we do claim it is your responsibility to verify the accuracy of this information. In other words, all information is provided on an “as is” basis without warranty or other obligation.  All risk of use lies with the user. Because Buildwise LLC is not engaged in providing architectural, engineering, design, consulting or other professional services of any kind through this site. And home building is dependent on local conditions. Any user requiring such services is advised to seek the assistance of a local competent professional, assuming you can find one. Even if you can’t, your use of this site does not give rise to a client, advisory, fiduciary or professional services relationship between you and Buildwise LLC.

Limitation of Liability
OK in case the Disclaimer isn’t enough – Buildwise LLC will not be liable for any damages arising from the use of or inability to use the site. Buildwise LLC will not be liable for any damages, including direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive, or consequential, even if Buildwise LLC has been advised of the possibility of such damages. This includes damages for negligence or gross negligence. Buildwise LLC, its employees, and sponsors cannot be held accountable for any third party claims, liability, damages, and costs arising from your use of the site, your violation of these terms of use, and the activities of any user of the site. All price and availability information is subject to change without notice.

Buildwise LLC Rights
Our advisers are really up tight so they have included these rights. The Editors at Buildwise may remove any material they feel is defamatory, damaging, illegal, or in any way offensive or annoying. A user’s access to all or any portion of this site may be suspended or terminated at the sole discretion of the Editors at Buildwise if they feel the user’s conduct is inappropriate in any way. Buildwise LLC may monitor any and every portion of the site and disclose any content or communication of any kind to satisfy any legal obligation, or to protect the rights and property of Buildwise LLC, its sponsors, and providers. Buildwise LLC has the right to any and all legal methods for identifying persons responsible for the illegal or unlawful uploading of information to, alteration of information on, or interference with the operation of this Web portal or any part of the network to which it is connected.

Disclosure
Our reviews are entertaining and reasonably objective. However, these reviews may include products and services from affiliates or sponsors. Relax, Buildwise reviews are user rated so we can’t stray far from the truth.