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normandy remodeling's new showroom

The front windows of Normandy’s new design studio showcase three kitchens. Inside, everything is geared toward product selection.

A leading remodeler discusses the planning that went into the company’s new showroom

Combining cable rails and floating treads in place of flanking walls and risers creates the illusion of more space without the cost associated with changing a home’s footprint. 

Three innovative tips for remodelers looking for new ways to open up a space

The result of an electrician being on the mend for six weeks 

Roofing Details  for Storm Country

Properly overlapping metal flashing, sealing tapes, and peel-and-stick membranes keeps wind-driven water from getting into the house

Remodelers discussing punch lists

7 rules for creating zero punch-list remodeling jobs

the new american remodel features an evaporative pool

The New American Remodel features an organic, contemporary aesthetic that’s warm and inviting

It was too obvious to miss.

The industry’s first cold-formed steel prefabricated moment frame

making sure flashing tape stick pro remodeler

A look at what makes flashing tape so sticky and why the way you install it determines how well it stays stuck

wooden i-joist jobsite know how pro remodeler

Adding plywood gussets to short lengths of I-joist makes for easy-to-install blocking in an engineered floor frame

Carrying the right equipment can save you a lot of time and money. Here’s a list of what’s in my truck.

carbon fiber straps used to repair wall cracks

Carbon fiber straps may be used to repair wall cracks or bowing that’s no more than 2 inches. Before applying carbon straps, remove all paint from the wall. 

Dos and don’ts for creating a structurally sound, finished basement that homeowners will love

How much moisture air can hold depends on the temperature, which is why they call it “relative humidity.” Here’s how it works and why it matters.

A strip of plywood, some blocks, and a table saw will help you salvage crooked framing lumber by safely ripping a straight edge 

The 2019 New American Remodel will blend modern design with a farm-to-table lifestyle

I was focused on my job, relying on remodeling pros to be focused on theirs. Maybe I got too much of a good thing.

robots in remodeling are coming close to true skilled labor

Say "hello" to the first non-human drywaller 

LeakSmart took its existing system and turned it into a product any remodeler can install

kohler continousclean is a favorite among remodelers

A hands-free, worry-free system for keeping toilet bowls cleaner

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