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ford trucks can be a good option for remodelers

Features like automatic emergency braking and wireless connectivity are becoming standard.

Whether you run a one-man show or oversee multiple teams, your vehicles matter. Company owners today want advanced connectivity, sleek and efficient...
nail injuries can be far too common for remodelers

Studies show that “bump nailers” cause twice as many serious injuries compared with sequential-trigger nail guns. Three carpenters we interviewed (Shawn Mahler, Caleb Miller, and Nathan Roberts) described the injuries shown in these photos during video interviews available at the website for the Center for Construction Research and Training.

The first time Shawn Mahler nailed through bone happened while shooting sole plates into a subfloor. He ran out of hose, so he gave the nail gun a...
salvaging materials can be a good way for remodelers to save money and stay green

Home Front Build carpenters are seen here framing a new house using old-growth Douglas fir they recovered from a 1905 home that would have otherwise been leveled and carted to the dump. 

Steve Pallrand is the owner of Home Front Build, a full-service remodeling and custom...
egress window easy for remodelers
StakWEL aims to simplify the process of installing basement window wells—...
the new american remodel features an evaporative pool
When we asked for the big takeaways from the 2019 New American Remodel in Las Vegas, we figured...
huber engineered wood taping panel and pro remodeler

Taping panel seams on an integrated sheathing roof deck creates a tight, continuous water barrier to help prevent water intrusion during construction or if cladding is damaged in high-wind events.

When new technology becomes available, the decision to move away from tried-and-true products or practices can be challenging. Remodelers and other...
DuPont’s FlexWrap EZ flashing tape hit the market in May 2018, and we saw it at the Remodeling...
When asked what the most difficult part of this year’s New American Remodel has been, Michael Gardner pauses for a moment then laughs. “All of it,”...
fastenmaster LOK screws
Jeremy Kassel Owner, Kassel Construction  Albany, N.Y.         We’ve been using...
a marketing and seo tool built for remodeling contractors
Marketing and lead gen are top of mind for service companies, but oftentimes, contractors don’t have a formal background in either.  Enter...
Coffee is the great equalizer–just as likely to be found in a executive lounge as a remodeler’s jobsite. The difference, though, is that in the...
model remodel 2018

Zavala's airy design concept, seen here in a rendering,  features a soaring tongue and groove ceiling made from 16-foot panels of kiln-dried, primed fir.

As the Model ReModel house enters the final stages toward...
pro remodeler's top 100 products
As new products come to market, you need to stay ahead of the curve. And selecting products starts with getting information. Each year, Professional...
design for pro remodeler's model remodel home

The finished design, with more than twice the square footage of the original, truly takes advantage of the home’s location.

The site has been selected, the plans finalized, permits pulled and construction is in full swing. It’s official: The 2018 Model ReModel is underway...
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The home’s living room has the same footprint as pre-renovation, although it has been updated with new moldings and paint, as well as engineered hardwood flooring. The variegated wood plank and parquet floors are in the hallway, living and dining rooms. 

Great houses, like great people, can grow over time without losing the defining parts of their character. Instead, they become better versions of...
Ben Bogie Owner, Built to Last Design & Build LLC New Milford, Conn.       It...
the 2018 the new american remodel home

Restored ironwork and a return to French doors in the façade keep the focus of The New American Home on the original home’s core as something that remained true to its period design while also transcending the traditional architecture of its old Orlando neighborhood. The side additions and connecting stone-and-brick terraces project a timeless estate feel that fits Florida, but would be equally at home in the Northeast or Midwest.

A great project starts with a big vision. The vision for The New American Remodel was to offer ideas on how to transform a historic structure into a...
homeadvisor gets on google
While some companies are still struggling to step into the 21st century, HomeAdvisor is 20...

Photo courtesy Jeffrey A. Davis, Davis Photograph

Show homes are over the top by design. They push the limits of what most builders or remodelers will undertake because the home needs to be big and...
Two cool new products, and one 'immensely popular' one add up to a hat trick for Feeney
There’s a distinct pleasure in seeing the way a new product solves an old problem, and that feeling is especially strong with...
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