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Graphic: courtesy Jane Kelly | stock.adobe.com

Many remodelers say that the best strategy for tackling today’s challenges is to...

Photo: Jeffrey Davis Photography

How do you transform a historic home into a thermal performance thoroughbred without sacrificing its charm? Answering that question was the theme of...
quartz slab

Dekton's Aura surface.

For decades we associated slabs with the kitchen countertop, and really, that’s only where it was applied. But today’s amazing surfaces have moved on...
builders show 2022 kbis 2022

Photo: courtesy NAHB | Nick Hagen Photography

Earlier this month, the largest industry show, Design & Construction Week, returned in-person for the first time since pandemic shutdowns. The...
kitchen lighting basics

Joanne's kitchen after. The original kitchen included can lights 39 inches from the wall. This improved plan ensures cans illuminate every critical work area at 23 inches off the wall.

Most U.S. kitchens are woefully underlit, and this kitchen in Maryland was no exception. The owner, Joanne, knew it and went online to find help....
linear drain guide

Curbless showers will achieve the most efficient drainage with a wall-to-wall linear drain. Ensure the drain has integrated slopes to direct water away. Photo: courtesy QuickDrain USA

As with any construction or remodeling project, there are several key factors to keep in mind when selecting and installing a...
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Masonite's M-Pwr Smart Door, Pella's Hidden Screen, and Moen's Smart Faucet with Motion Control

Smart home technology continues to pick up the pace in terms of innovation, and that pace aligns with tech’s ever-growing role in our homes. Staying...
ExoDek Quick Clip

Photo courtesy: novausawood.com

Deck boards, whether made of hardwood, softwood, composite, or PVC...
Kohler Rock Sink

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3D printing technology is creating a bigger and bigger footprint in residential construction. Recently, 3D off-site construction company ICON...
remodeler apps
The growth of technology solutions has profoundly changed the remodeling industry. That change has increased in speed and scope over the past few...
model remodel home

Photo: Marty Shoup, Blue Lion Multimedia

Pro Remodeler’s 2021 Model ReModel home is a textbook example of staying on schedule...
tile trends
Hundreds of tile professionals gathered at the international ceramic tile show Cersaie to see the latest in ceramics, and these five tile trends...
channel lights

Photo: courtesy Sublime Homes

Jacklyn Graniczny Design Director Sublime Homes / St. John, Ind....
mudroom

Mudroom design. | Photo: The Plan Collection

As the pandemic continues, homeowners are encouraged to spend more time indoors—so get ready for more remodel requests. Here's five projects that...
wood flooring

TriWest, European oak hardwood, color Mediterranean. Photo: Mary Cook Associates

Of all the available floor coverings, wood is the most consistent choice that adds value, says Brett Miller, VP of education and certification for...
Pink Next Gen™  Fiberglas™
Owens Corning, the insulation industry's most trusted brand, announces the introduction of PINK Next Gen™ Fiberglas™ insulation, an advanced building...
Top 100 products 2021
Getting a leg up on the competition requires staying ahead of the curve, not only on best business practices, but also on top products. Each year,...
Mycelium fibers that will be the future of building materials

These fine white filaments are mycelium—basically mushroom roots. It is the means by which fungus stays connected and nuorished, but researchers have also discovered it may be a means to disrupt the building materials market. Insulation, door cores, flooring, cladding, light fixtures, furniture—mycelium is a cheap, durable, and easy to manufacture alternative to all and more. 

The materials that compose the construction of a home are not immutable. The composition changes. Before the 1950s, you couldn’t find a single PVC...
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