Design

NARI's 2020 CotY Awards celebrate the best remodeling has to offer, reminding us of the extraordinary work our industry is producing

How to Retrofit a Radon Mitigation System

To draw air from sub-slab soil, the slab must be airtight

A new approach to design influences how these spaces look and feel

the new american remodel 2020

A look at this year's home, which aims to serve as a design beacon to new developments in its palm-heavy, stucco-clad, equestrianian neighborhood on the outskirts of Las Vegas

TruExterior used a rabbeted edge to create the reversible Shiplap-to-Nickel Gap style

Available in four different widths and two standard lengths, combined with the reversible styles and texture options, there are 16 potential profile combinations available.

One board, two Styles

james hardie's dream collection installed by an exterior replacement specialty contractor

That made-to-order Dream Collection takes the place of James Hardie's Custom Color Sample Tool. 

Imagine a color: They have it

During a hurricane, a lot of wind and water damage occurs when soffits blow off the building, like the soffit. Here’s a look at why it happens and how to prevent it. ​​​​​​​

During a hurricane, a lot of wind and water damage occurs when soffits blow off the building. Here’s a look at why it happens and how to prevent it. 

ed leimgardt contracting outdoor shower

The clamor for outdoor living has extended to showering 

hausera kitchen and bath retailer has launched nationally

An online, kichen and bath products sales platform designed to give users education and inspiration alongside a wide, easy-to-navigate sales experience

It was too much to spend on something that wouldn’t add value to the home

new american remodeled home

The 2020 New American Remodel shows how modern design can appeal to traditional sensibilities

Four decks from four different deck builders, celebrating unique design and exceptional execution 

Without a clear vision of success, it’s tough to stick to any resolutions

Beauty meets performance and fine design in this Arizona home

The Model ReModel projects are all but complete 

the new american remodel NAHB pro remodeler

The 2020 New American Remodel is a masterful example of modern design customized for one particular site

 

Trowel-on flashing is a good solution for fat-wall openings into which windows are partly or fully recessed

masonite door in a living room remodel

Though stylish and popular with homeowners, open-concept floor plans (and their lack of acoustic barriers) can make for much noisier homes if done incorrectly.

3 tips for reducing sound transference in open-concept remodeling projects

accurate framing penetrations

The trick is to drill a tiny exploratory hole with a locator bit made from a piece of piano wire

caulking can be a messy job for remodelers

A tile setter shares a 40-year-old secret to tooling perfect joints every time

Overlay Init