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Webinar: Project and Trade Management Musts—The New American Remodel 2023
Access the webinar here to learn project and trade management lessons from The New American Remodel 2023
How to Attach a Patio Roof to an Existing House
A graceful integration may mean more work but improved functionality and aesthetics
How To Improve Energy Performance in Existing Attics
There’s more to insulating the attic than attic insulation; there’s venting, air sealing, and misery
Model ReModel 2022: A Case Study in Sustainable, Thoughtful Construction
The eighth annual Model ReModel project features an accessory dwelling unit, designed for aging in place, attached to a 19th-century Victorian
How to Solve the Deck Ledger Problem in Fat Walls
Brick veneer and rigid exterior foam raise questions about deck ledger connections. We provide some answers.
Grow Your Business Through Collaboration with Remodeling Peers
Remodeling Mastery Forums offers a unique business opportuniy for remodelers
Better Kitchen Lighting in 3 Steps
A simple lighting makeover in one kitchen dramatically improved the space. Here’s how it was done.
7 Steps for Linear Drain Installation
Follow these steps from linear drain pros to determine the correct product and installation choice for your application.
Preventing Shower Leaks
Most shower leaks occur at curbs, corners, and drains. Building redundancy into the system reduces the risk.
5 Metrics Remodeling Contractors Should Track
There are certain metrics that every remodeler should be tracking in order to see how their business is performing, and how the numbers compare to other successful companies.
5 Instagram Accounts to Follow as a Remodeler
Instagram is a powerful tool for marketing and education. Here are five remodelers that do both just right.
Checking Your Client’s Chimneys? Look For These Common Damages
Brick spalling, crumbling, moisture—these failures result from a lack of chimney maintenance. As fall approaches, remodelers must ensure their client…
The Murder of a Tile Contractor and the Cautionary Tale Behind It
The mainstream media isn't always kind to contractors. But what about difficult homeowners? What about homeowners who are even worse than that?