Showrooms and design centers can put you a step above the rest of the pack and help control your client's expectations.
In these days of energy-efficiency and sustainability, what does it take to sell green to an uninformed customer? How do you define or describe green remodeling? Green remodeling is incorporating into the design and construction processes an emphasis on sustainability and thinking about the environment.
Speed your next remodel with 6 proven technologies from the PATH Concept Home that result in faster installation of plumbing, floors, switches and egress systems. Some of these technologies will also enhance the beauty and environmental performance of your project and may cost less to install.
With the topic of global warming now fixed in the national discourse, green building and remodeling has surged. Contractors, architects and clients are more likely than ever to ask: how can this project be energy efficient, resource-conservative, and healthy and comfortable, too? Those questions apply to outdoor living areas, too: how can we use green building principles to construct this deck?...
Remodeling clients across the country are requesting maintenance-free, environmentally conscious decking products, and ways to improve the outdoors and the time they spend there. Manufacturers, builders and remodelers alike are stepping up to the plate by expanding their offerings. Here are five of the biggest trends in outdoor living today.
Remodeling a 1920s kitchen to expand the space and update appliances to accommodate the owners' love of cooking.
Designing and building outdoor living areas for your clients triggers a quandary: What style should it be? The easy answer is to slap a wood or composite deck onto the back of the house. But your clients are likely to be more delighted with an outdoor living area that takes its design cues from the house itself.
An overview of new window styles from double-hung tilt sash from Milgard, a neo-classical fromWeather Shield, Stormblocker from Hy-Lite and Round Tops from Marvin, among others.
An overview of window products from the 2007 International Builders Show
This 1950s kitchen was in desperate need of an update. SawHorse was able to bring it into the 21st century by blending modern features with traditional looks.
The Homeowners in this Lakeville, Minn., home had several remodeling projects under their belt to boost the curb-appeal of their home, but the master bedroom and bathroom was a space they never fully connected with. They commissioned College City Remodeling, also in Lakeville, to redo the space and saw the project as the final chapter of their efforts to make the home truly their own.
Four remodelers reveal the products they prefer for their projectcs
An overview of roofing, siding and cladding products that can help enhance homes.
Today's bathroom designs incorporate amenities much like those people find in spas, remodelers say, and their clients want bathrooms allowing them to relish and not rush.