How to lay out, align, and connect the inner and outer walls of a superinsulated double-wall house
Unit pricing is an invaluable tool for fast, accurate estimating. But counting units is not the same as estimating. Make sure your estimator knows the difference.
A drain for creating seamless, single-slope shower designs
An industry-first circuit breaker bringing smart tech to energy management
The color is meant to impart slowness, encourage consumers to practice mindfulness, and be more present in their lives.
The clients want to add space underground to preserve the scale of their home. They might agree to an addition, but only if the front elevation is just right. So that’s where we start.
3 tips from the experts for improving and streamlining basement door installations
Did the homeowners insist on their misguided vision, or were the remodelers simply clueless to the harm they were inflicting?
Start familiarizing yourself with solar, California remodelers
Remodeler Steve Pallrand imparts invaluable insights on salvaging materials and saving his clients thousands, while saving the planet
"The versatility of Night Watch is really what drew me in."
New styles emphasize bold choices and homeowners’ individuality
A zero-excavation foundation system that mimics the genius of tree roots
Quick, customizable 3D home renderings for exterior replacement pros
A modular system to streamline window well construction
There’s more than one way to calculate quantities for curved slabs and tube forms. We review the standard math, add a shortcut, and throw in a cheat sheet for good measure.
The New American Remodel explores creative approaches to sustainable design
Sometimes there isn’t enough space for a full-sized mudroom, yet the homeowner still needs an area to hold coats and backpacks. Here are four projects that incorporated clever solutions.