<h1>Construction Quality</h1><p class="vocab-desc">A compilation of HousingZone's articles, surveys, ideas, trends, and tips on construction quality for residential builders, remodelers, and architects serving the residential construction industry.</p>
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
How to Install PVC Bevel Siding Over Rainscreen
It’s a lot like installing wood bevel siding, except it won’t warp or rot. And it expands and contracts differently and for different reasons
Understanding How PVC Trim Moves
Anybody who’s used PVC in an exterior application knows that it moves seasonally. Just like wood, right? Not exactly
Webinar: 20th-Century Home, 21st-Century Performance
Learn all about high-performance home renovations through The New American Remodel 2022.
Webinar: Lessons in Preservation from The New American Remodel 2022
Learn the ins and outs of The New American Remodel 2022's design in this upcoming webinar.
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.
New Beginnings: Model ReModel 2021
See how the owners of Synergy Design & Construction created a custom space with clever innovations.
How to Build a Straight Run of Stairs
Step-by-step instructions for calculating rise and run, and laying out and installing stair stringers.
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.
Recreation Room Redo
Rec rooms may still be downstairs but have also found their way to upper floors and into separate buildings. Be prepared for more homeowners asking for help with this kind of space.
How to Install Fake Beams Like a Pro
Careful scribing and some handy solo-installation tools make for a quality installation