12 Remodeling Secrets
Cost saving strategies and inspiring design ideas for kitchens, baths and beyond
Remodeling projects, such as kitchens and baths, add comfort and value to a home. They’re also very expensive, so every decision, from design to construction, counts. Here we’ll give you some practical design solutions and show you how others trimmed their expenses to get great results without blowing their budget.
Building designer Keyan Mizani offers some insights on how to make the most of what lies under your existing roof. If you’ve got a cramped kitchen or outdated fireplace you’ll want to take notes as you’ll end up spending less with these 11 tips.
From bathroom upgrades to improved lighting, here are 20 practical improvements that will pay off—personally and financially—when the market bounces back.
Here, a semi-open-concept is achieved by adding a bookshelf divider between a mudroom and breakfast nook area. It is still presentable enough to share visual space with the adjacent kitchen.
See how a second-story addition to a classic bungalow looks as though it has been there forever.
In this audio slideshow architect Paul DeGroot explains where best to spend your kitchen remodeling budget.
Although kitchen remodels add much needed value to your home, they come at a price. When you can’t add on or bump out, open the kitchen to adjacent spaces and keep the layout simple.
See how flipping a doorway and hutch and relocating a breakfast nook improved the flow in this Craftsman-kitchen remodel.
Switching to fiberglass-faced drywall makes kitchens, baths, and basements more mold resistant, but it also means learning a new set of rules. Drywall expert Myron R. Ferguson shares his advice on four new work habits to adopt when you’re working with paperless drywall.
These small bath remodels added wet areas with floor drains instead of traditional shower curtains or doors. See how this decision gave each bathroom remodel a wide-open feel.
This article illustrates how to create three distinct work areas that will bring flexibility, flow, and function to your kitchen’s layout.
Challenged by a tight budget, a contracting couple finds five affordable ways to gain luxury, convenience, and space in an outdated kitchen.
In this excerpt from Build Like a Pro: Remodeling a Kitchen, designer and builder Sam Clark shares 5 key concepts to help you find the best configuration for cabinets, counters and appliances.
Online member’s can read this article offering some tips to help you keep your bathroom remodel affordable and on budget.