Design

new kitchen design is going away from white

Monolithic white kitchens have given way to accents in matte black, and rich, saturated color.

New styles emphasize bold choices and homeowners’ individuality

Contractors checking out the new materials in local libraries may not ever touch a book or computer.

Selecting exterior designs can be nerve-wracking for both the consumer and the contractor, but it is a decision that will impact the future value of the home.

Skeptics take note: You can teach an old remodeler new tricks. Professional Remodeler’s Model reMODEL introduced state-of-the-art business systems and building technologies in a high-end spec remodeling job

'Consumers are looking for professionals, not price,' says Larry Schaffert, CGR, of Schaffert Construction in Myersville, Md. At the 2000 International Builders Show in Dallas.

High-rise remodels pose unique challenges, not the least of which is finding enough room to expand.

Today's clients want the character and warm feel of older design with the convenience of modern technology.

Although providing homeowners with spectacular views may be the primary goal of window walls, remodelers need to keep in mind the home’s location and the wind pressure…

The latest in ceramic tile.

Stats from Tile Council USA

A tip when ordering tile.

Non-convential uses for ceramic tile.

New catalog makes universal design products easier to obtain.

Eagle Electric, Shakertown and Quikrete add online resources to their web sites to help remodelers with designs.

One kitchen designer outlines trends for remodelers to consider when doing designs of their own.

This article outlines market trends in gas fireplaces, focusing on an increased use in direct-vent and vent-free units.

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