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Heading to the Hardware Show

Heading to the Hardware Show

Held in Las Vegas, The National Hardware Show is one of the best places to learn about new tools and products for the home improvement industry.

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North Carolina Green Building Hits a Milestone

North Carolina Green Building Hits a Milestone

The North Carolina Green Building Council certifies its 1000th home under the Green Built North Carolina program.

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ClearMirrors 12 in. by 24 in. ShowerLite Heated, Lighted Fog-free Shower Mirror

ClearMirror's 12 in. by 24 in. ShowerLite Heated, Lighted Fog-free Shower Mirror

ClearMirror has expanded its ShowerLite offerings to include a 12 in. by 24 in. version of the light-equipped fog-free shower mirrors. The original 12 in. by 12 in. version was released in 2013 and...

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From farm-fresh to hyper-local

From farm-fresh to hyper-local

New appliance lets you grow vegetables and herbs in your kitchen.

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A Clean Slate

A Clean Slate

This cool​ and lofty entryway is how one enters this house in Maine that architect Carl Solander designed for his parents.

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Getting Footings Right

Getting Footings Right

Footings might not be very glamorous, but the reality is the quality of the work above doesn't matter all that much if the footings below fail. When footings fail the results can be truly...

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Bathroom Remodel Done Right

Bathroom Remodel Done Right

The vast majority of bathrooms are rather ordinary, but they certainly don't have to be. As one of the most popular rooms to remodel, many people are investing in features and design elements that...

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Withstanding the Test of Time

Withstanding the Test of Time

The second round of photos were just as special as the first - even sixteen years later.

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Marking Angles with a Rafter Square

Marking Angles with a Rafter Square

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Learn how to use a rafter square to mark any angle between 0 and 90 degrees.

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Build a Better Kitchen

Build a Better Kitchen

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A "better kitchen" might mean different things to different people, but it's usually on just about every homeowner's wishlist. Smartly designed and built kitchens add quality of life and quality of...

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Extended Tailgate Interview: Paul Scialla, wellness real estate pioneer

Extended Tailgate Interview: Paul Scialla, wellness real estate pioneer

The International Well Building Institute founded by this former Goldman Sachs partner has developed a standard for healthy buildings that could do for occupant health what LEED has done for sustainability.

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Stacked Cubes At Dusk

Stacked Cubes At Dusk

A peek inside a modern home.

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Kitchen Countertop Pricing

Kitchen Countertop Pricing

There is no universal countertop for every kitchen, and there is no universal kitchen for every home, but you have more choices than ever in today’s marketplace.

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Mayhew Pro NailBoss De-nailer

Mayhew Pro NailBoss De-nailer

You could probably put this de-nailer tool to good use on new construction, but if you're performing deconstruction tasks for restoration and reuse projects, the Mayhew Pro NailBoss, an attachment...

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Building a Shed? Get the Site, Footings, and Floor Frame Right.

Building a Shed? Get the Site, Footings, and Floor Frame Right.

You may never look at it again, but one of the most important parts of a shed structure is the floor frame. Not only will the building method change depending on your overall design, but it's also...

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Announcing Fine Homebuildings 2015 HOUSES Award Winners

Announcing Fine Homebuilding's 2015 HOUSES Award Winners

These six homes demonstrate home building at its best.

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How to Find the Pitch of an Existing Roof

How to Find the Pitch of an Existing Roof

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If you need to find the pitch of an existing roof all you need is a level and a tape measure.

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Wilton Tools All-Terrain Vise

Wilton Tools All-Terrain Vise

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Why a sturdy hitch-mounted vise is really handy should be pretty obvious. Everyone appreciates that when you need to cut something, it's easier and a whole safer if the material is held securely in...

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 Hood Molding, Winterport, Maine

Hood Molding, Winterport, Maine

An elegant hood molding on this early Cape Cod style house in Winterport, Maine protects the entrance from rain and adds a decorative element to an otherwise simple facade. Interestingly, the front steps have been removed, indicating that this lovely entrance is no longer in use.....

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Get Great Drywall Results

Get Great Drywall Results

Interior wall finishing is a popular topic at Fine Homebuilding. It's a task that just about all pros and do-it-yourselfers will eventually tackle. Also, bad work is right there on the surface. If...

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