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Start to finish—the real cost of landing a remodeling job

Regular contributor Les Cunningham takes a closer look at the cost of turning a lead into a sale

If you’re a small remodeling sole proprietor you’re probably working a very long week and wondering where all your time goes. Time spent at the...
Fiat Chrysler Ram ProMaster City van

Big changes over the past decade have resulted in more van styles and more options for tradesmen

Fiat Chrysler's Ram ProMaster City The traditional go-to option for toting tools, materials, and people to and from the jobsite is cargo vans, but...
Outdated 1980s-style bathroom after remodel

Though The Breakfast Club and Footloose may be long gone, this outdated bathroom remained

What was it that made us designers (including myself) so crazy about big whirlpool tubs in the 1980s and well into the ’90s? Was it Julia Roberts’...
Corner protectors have long been an afterthought, often installed at the last minute, leaving unfinished-looking edges and gaps....
The new ¾-inch tongue-and-groove beadboard from Kleer replicates wooden beadboard in thickness,...
The Genovations line of U.S.-made 5/4-inch PVC deckboards from Genova Products features 3-truss I-beam...
Remodelers looking for a prefabricated, ship-same-day railing system now have a stainless steel option as opposed to aluminum or composite products...
Butyl-based flashings that stretch in three dimensions have been around for awhile; now Huber Engineered Woods...
Huber Engineered Woods now offers 23/32-inch square edge sheathing in its AdvanTech sheathing product line;...
Gutter Helmet offers a patented closed gutter protection system that installs over new gutters or existing...

New state-of-the-art manufacturing and printing techniques have resulted in much more intriguing and versatile tiles.

Gone are the days when tile was relegated to floors, bathrooms, and the occasional fireplace. New state-of-the-art manufacturing and printing...

From bathroom fixtures to trucks to measurement technology, we've compiled the Top 100 products for remodelers this year.

The editors of Professional Remodeler sorted through the many votes and product requests from readers to find out which products are the most sought...
Our subject this month is a kitchen/eating area project. The design boundaries are well defined: The homeowner is open to any suggestions within the...
Building Science: Different Insulation Materials Perform the Same When Properly Installed

Photo: Brett & Sue Coulstock/Flickr

New findings from a multi-year test Building Science Corp. conducted in collaboration with manufacturers and other industry partners

An update to a Building Science Corp. study first released in 2013 confirms the original conclusion that proper installation and air-sealing is the...
bathroom plan sketch by Bill Millholland

One bath used to be the rule, but these days one bath per bedroom is the trend. A second-floor addition is the answer, but it takes three tries to help clients work through the problem.

Time was when a master bath and a hall bath for the kids was sufficient for most families. Some households also had a first-floor powder room, but...
Installing the Simpliframe kit's modular, interlocking framing components.

Do you have a great idea that will satisfy the appetite of a hungry market? Four remodelers show what it takes to make that vision a reality

Thomas Edison reportedly said that genius is 1 percent inspiration, and 99 percent perspiration. As a prolific inventor with more than 1,000 patents...
Kitchen remodel by Risinger Homes, Austin, Texas

Photos: Whit Preston

Creating aesthetically relevant retro designs isn’t just a matter of slapping up a wall of beadboard and calling it a day 

This home was built for the owners of an organic farm in East Austin who wanted a modest space reminiscent of a vintage farmhouse, but without a...
Design: What Exactly Makes a White Kitchen ‘Timeless?’

Photo: Christy Bright/Flickr

Real estate brokers report that many home buyers look for a kitchen washed in white

Surveyed designers and architects report clients look...
9 Kitchen Timeless Kitchen Trends

Photo: Chalon Handmade/Flickr

Houselogic shares the kitchen trends that can't go wrong

As in any other design industry, trends come and go. HouseLogic gathers nine design ideas that can stand the test of time. On top of their list is...
Benjamin Obdyke has added a new product, Slicker HP, to its line of rainscreen products.
Benjamin Obdyke has simplified its Home Slicker product line name to Slicker and has added a new product,...
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