the new american remodel features an evaporative pool

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

share goals publicly

There’s a concept in Sandler Training called “birdcage.” The idea is that when you share your goals publicly (i.e.,show people your “empty birdcage”), this creates space for someone to step in and “give you a bird.”

Why is it that one salesperson is better at selling kitchens while another is stronger with additions? the answer is rooted in science, and understanding how it works can help strengthen any team.

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

screeneze

A no-spline, no-staples, no-stress porch screening system 

Turning a two-person job into a one-person job

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

An easier way to diagnose hard-to-find heat loss and water leaks behind the walls

Hand-matched, furniture-grade doors that are sleeker than most

It was too obvious to miss.

What exactly is a Thought Leader anyway? I came up with five descriptions. 

In this bathroom for a master suite addition to a Tudor-style home, most of the daylight comes from two north-facing skylights.

Part of a master suite addition to a Tudor-style home in Denver, most of the daylight comes from two north-facing skylights. A monochromatic palette of light colors was chosen, with a contrasting dark stain used for “his” vanity to make it feel more masculine. Interior designer: Kristi Dinner, KD Design; general contractor: Coggeshall Construction

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