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Final thoughts on TFG and HIRI's weekly COVID-19 tracker and the reopening of the economy from three industry and economic experts 

the new american remodel NAHB pro remodeler

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

 

5 trends in smart home technology for remodelers to keep on their radar in 2020 and beyond 

LEDI LED inspire lighting

"You won’t see the lighting strip, but you will still get the benefits of an illuminated pathway when you have to get up in the middle of the night."

"Normally we’d pay four times the amount for this kind of look..."

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

model remodel east

The crew sheathed the walls with ZIP System panels from Huber Engineered Woods. ZIP System panels have an air- and moisture-resistive barrier that, when used with ZIP System Flashing Tape, protects against air and water intrusion. Theflashing tape is very sticky, and technique matters. Tape in a sequence that creates overlaps that promote moisture drainage: lowest horizontal seams first; then vertical seams immediately above, overlapping at the intersections; then the next course of horizontal seams; and so on.

This retirement home packs a lot of quality construction into a small space

model remodel home

The goal was to transform a compact A-frame into a spacious mountain retreat. The first floor featured a dramatic, vaulted living space with mountain views. But the U-shaped kitchen layout squeezed traffic in the house between the peninsula and a narrow set of stairs. The master bedroom, which was downstairs as well, needed more square footage. 

Upstairs, the steeply sloped A-frame roof cut headroom dramatically, so the bedrooms felt cramped. The homeowners wanted a master suite up top. Architect Doug Walter had his work cut out for him. 

We are featuring two projects this year—on opposite sides of the country

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

There’s no pre-installation necessary—attach the clip’s legs onto the joist, slide the clip into the groove, place the adjacent board, and drive the fastener into place.

The company has taken note of the growing popularity of their frameless model, and quickly adjusted—every door is available on the frameless box, and specific training is offered to those installing the frameless product.

metal roofing in remodeling is becoming a huge trend

Homeowners are choosing longevity over price when they replace their roofs with steel, aluminum, or copper tiles and panels

Products from Andersen, Alside, The Bilco Company, Pella, Indow Windows, Hy-Lite, Screeneze, MI Windows and Doors, Western Window Systems, Renewal by Andersen, and ProVia

Products from Keeney Manufacturing Company, Ram, Chevrolet, Leap, 3M, MyOnlineToolbox, Oxx, Harbor Freight Tools, and Ford

Products from Parterre Flooring Systems, StoneImpressions, Lunada Bay Tile, LOTTE Advanced Materials USA, Durat, Wilsonart, Crossville Inc., clé, Cosentino, and Cultured Stone 

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