Guts, grout, and happy accidents make concrete countertops that look like stone—at least to non-geologists
Tightening this complex intersection of framing materials
Subflooring that resists bowing and other damages while increasing efficiency
The New American Remodeled home’s interior shows off the latest products and technologies
Many remodelers don’t know how to talk about chemical sensitivity
To showcase its durability, this subfloor went through the iron man of building products
Restored ironwork and a return to French doors in the façade keep the focus of The New American Home on the original home’s core as something that remained true to its period design while also transcending the traditional architecture of its old Orlando neighborhood. The side additions and connecting stone-and-brick terraces project a timeless estate feel that fits Florida, but would be equally at home in the Northeast or Midwest.
Carefully chosen and finely detailed products define the 2018 New American Remodel
How can indoor air quality become so bad when there's penty of venting and no toxic materials?
As close to "hail-proof" as this veteran roofer has seen
It’s great to have choices, but having too many options threatens our ability to make a decision
Shingling over an old roof may be faster, cheaper, and a common practice. But some companies refuse to do it.
A method for masonry when you don’t have a mason
These vinyl beads come with a handy modification that makes them perfect for remodeling jobs
Understanding how water vapor interacts with building materials is critical to avoiding moisture problems in building assemblies
This inspiring modernization of an 80-year-old historical structure holds lessons any remodeler can put to work
A mortar that solved all the problems large-format tiles caused
This extrusion does double duty as both a hidden fastener and a deck drainage system
These metal plates restore strength to joists that have encountered an overzealous plumber