Tint that responds more to heat than money
It may look straightforward, but tremendous research went into creating this faucet
An interior chase on an exterior wall is an often-overlooked source of major air leaks
A pair of salvaged corbels inspires the trim design for a replacement entry door
For the first part of our two-part story, we focus on energy efficiency and practical solutions to everyday construction challenges
Randy Burton is picky about exterior products, but he likes this cedar-look polypropylene shake
For a trouble-free installation, get the overlaps right at roof-to-wall connections
Most consumers assume that their glazed windows and doors meet safety standards, but that’s often not the case
Regular and sometimes steep increases in the cost of materials are a fact of life in residential construction. Too bad homeowners don’t know it.
Details about the interior products and technologies used in the Orlando show home
The big box is beefing up its Pro division
At the entrance, light stone veneer by Environmental StoneWorks complements the light, natural look of the main walls and roof. The same veneer is used inside on the great-room fireplace wall. A custom louver-look garage door from Clopay provides a color counterpoint and operates via a LiftMaster system that can be controlled from a smartphone. Other coordinated elements include the louvered shutters shading the windows, the louvered entry gate doors, and the main entry door from Simpson Door Co. All photos: Jeff Davis/Davis Photography, unless otherwise noted.
Exterior products and technologies in The New American Remodeled Home 2017
An adhesive that ensures quieter subfloors, resulting in happier clients
Big-box chain bets big on contractors, with a variety of initiatives
Building with coconut fiber
As professionals, we play a key role in informing clients and guiding them in materials selection. Here are some insights into the process.
The world's largest home improvement specialty retailer is replacing its stock of above-ground-rated PT lumber.
Walls don’t breathe anymore, and that’s good. But they don’t dry as well either, and that’s bad. These rainscreen assemblies solve the problem.
New state-of-the-art manufacturing and printing techniques have resulted in much more intriguing and versatile tiles.