Design

Use these guidelines to avoid common mistakes 

Homeowners love to capture their basement space and turn it into truly usable living space, but the idea of dealing with the damp and the concrete has killed more than a few projects.

Criner Construction puts on a clinic in bath remodeling, smoothly building a profitable project

Working with hardwood in the bathroom, a moisture-filled environment that will expose materials to chemicals, cleansers and humidity, is often avoided by remodelers.

Creating effecting lighting schemes for your kitchen requres more than just the flip of a switch.

When Michael Dent relocated his office and showroom to a rehabbed house, the efficient, high-exposure site was a move that paid off.

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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