Articles, surveys, ideas, trends, and tips on best practices for residential builders, remodelers, and architects serving the residential construction industry.
Webinar: Project and Trade Management Musts—The New American Remodel 2023
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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
In a tightly air-sealed house, a mechanical ventilation system ensures a healthy exchange of fresh air
TNAR: A Strong Finish
The New American Remodeled home’s interior shows off the latest products and technologies
Lighting: Theory Meets Practice
Real-world footcandle readings shine a light on the importance of recessed fixture size, lamp type, and fixture location
Is It Yes Or No?
He found out that asking for the sale was a lot easier when it followed all the other steps in the selling system.
Something’s Wrong With This Window
Service issues are a touchy but inevitable part of the window replacement business.
Moisture Management With Drywall
How to prevent moisture damage in residential and commercial bathrooms
When a balloon loses air or depressurizes, it gets smaller (and makes a funny sound), but houses don’t roll like that
Preventing Shower Leaks
Most shower leaks occur at curbs, corners and drains. Building redundancy into the system reduces the risk.