LaCantina’s new pivot door was on display at the International Builders’ Show in January. The product will be available this summer.


LaCantina joins the growing number of manufacturers offering pivot doors

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Today’s shapes, materials, colors, and appliances have elevated the deck to a living room’s equal. How far can it go? 


Three unique products in the shower, decking, and railing categories and what makes them stand out

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Gutters are often an afterthought for homeowners on roofing or siding projects

KITE Architects remodel

Marvin Windows and Doors Architects Challenge 2016 Best Remodel/Addition Winner; KITE Architects. Photo: courtesy Marvin Windows and Doors


How to leverage replacement window styles to elevate a space

Harrell Remodeling kitchen with glass drawers

All photos: courtesy Harrell Remodeling

Kitchen cabinets

A cantilever over glass drawers creates a dramatic floating effect in this stone countertop. Here’s how it’s done.

Kohler Numi toilet

Numi is Kohler's most advanced toilet, offering personalized settings that let you fine-tune a host of options to your exact preferences. Photo: Kohler


After years of lukewarm response, Americans are now giving the bidet a whirl

Huber AdvanTech closeup

Photo: courtesy Huber Engineered Woods

Building Materials

An adhesive that ensures quieter subfloors, resulting in happier clients

Industry Data & Research

Although asphalt shingles still dominate, other materials are gaining ground

The ice dams that form on a roof can cause expensive damage, but a properly ventilated attic reduces the problem. Photo: Flickr user State Farm (CC by 2.0)

Best Practices

Creating an equal distribution of intake and exhaust vents can make a big difference in controlling temperature and moisture inside the attic

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Want to know a bit more about AGS' welding process? The following is a recent interview conducted with one of AGS’ artisan metal fabricators.

react v sawstop

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A head-to-head comparison of the only two flesh-sensing jobsite table saws on the market

men on roof

Photo: courtesy Gipson Corwin Homes, Jeffrey Volker


When is a roof inspection legitimate, and when is it just the precursor to an estimate?

roof warranties—materials and installation

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The term “warranty” may be used quite a bit in a roofing sale, but do homeowners actually understand what’s meant by it?


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Forecast for 2020 looks bright


Products from Centipede Tools, DeWalt, Diablo, Irwin, Mosely, and Smart Bracket Staging


Products from Azek, Environmental StoneWorks, Kleer, James Hardie, Royal Building Products, and Versatex Building Products


Products from A.O. Smith, EcoNet, Ennovative Group, Fujitsu, GE, Heatworks, Honeywell, Lennox, Levven Electronics, LG, Mitsubishi, Navien, Nest, Noritz, Rinnai, and Watts


Products from Access, Big Ass Fans, ERCO, i-Lighting, Keeler, Mr. Beams, Nora, and Progress Lighting

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