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Insulate a wall with something you might have otherwise thrown away

A unique three-part frame makes for good looks and great energy performance

A panel sliding system for those who like seeing the outdoors without having to weather the elements 

cadsoft envisioneer v13 screenshot remodelers

New 3-D Design software that keeps you (even further) ahead of the curve

Roofer with harness on rooftop

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Homeowners are often shocked to discover that the roofing company that installed their new roof or repaired their old one is out of business

The more detailed and transparent you are in your bid, the more likely you are to get a signature on a contract

old masonry building insulation-photo-old brick wall

Letting brick dry evenly is the key to avoiding water problems

model remodel

The second part of our two-part story focuses on the project’s finishes and strategic solutions to real-world construction challenges

The Kasai collection from Italian company Ceramiche Refin is inspired by yakisugi, the ancient Japanese method of charring wood siding to add to its durability and beauty. 

Am I recommending you get on a plane and fly to Italy to look at tile? Yes. 

How to use SketchUp Match Photo-tutorial with step-by-step illustrations

Step-by-step instructions on how to display a SketchUp model on top of a photo of the existing space

the docking door

A total solution for one of the 21st Century's most annoying problems: cord clutter

As technology innovations proliferate, those who use them first will win

When it comes to selling windows, some companies believe something is better than nothing
 

Contractor attitudes toward the social media giant vary from enthusiastic to dismissive
 

Italian tile products-Cersaie 2017-Cooperativa Ceramica D'Imola-Tube collection

Italian tile, high on style: Cooperativa Ceramica D'Imola's Tube collection was just one example of handsome large-format tile offerings at this year's Cersaie.

Check out the latest looks and trending textures in Italian tile 

A trim system that solves one of PVC’s main challenges

Delta faucet with Touch20 Technology

It may look straightforward, but tremendous research went into creating this faucet

An interior chase on an exterior wall is an often-overlooked source of major air leaks

pair of salvaged corbels inspires trim design

A pair of salvaged corbels inspires the trim design for a replacement entry door

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