Alaska joined the Union in 1959, making it the 49th state of the US. It is the country’s biggest state, occupying 1,717,856 km2 worth of space. It is 48th most populated, with around approximately 736,081 people. Both these factors together combine to put the state’s population density at 1.26 persons per square mile - the last among the 50 states. Alaska is a fine blend of its native American heritage, its Russian and Scandinavian influences, and last but not the least - its collective experience of being a state of the USA.
Owing to the Arctic Climate and the tendency of people to adhere to their sense of reverence to the natural elements, even the most standard of Alaskan homes step a little away from the usual norm. Take for instance, the Geodesic dome - while they are largely used for commercial structures like museums and are popular elsewhere for design reasons, they are often used in residential buildings in Alaska. In fact, this is one of the few places where such homes are sold as “DIY kits” that homeowners can assemble with zero to minimal help. The larger percentage of Alaska being rural-oriented means that there is a greater favor towards the rustic style of life - pictures of dry cabins in Trapper Creek, waterfront houses in Kenai and sheds in Wasilla come to mind. That is not to say, however, that you cannot find a condo or a multi-bedroom apartment in Anchorage, which by far is its largest urban center. FixTheHome.Com is dedicated to finding the best professional home services and contractors for your next project.
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