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Doing Siding Right

Doing Siding Right

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Even though it can make or break the look of a home, most of us don't give siding too much thought. Seems like the thing we see first deserves a little for attention. Check out the articles below to...

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 Victorian Grandeur​

Victorian Grandeur​

The Morse Libby Mansion ca. 1860 The Morse Libby Mansion in Portland, Maine is one of the most remarkable and well preserved Victorian houses in America. Designed by architect Henry Austin and completed in 1860, the house stands as a case study in Victorian elegance and decor.

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Archways & Ceilings Prefab Archway and Ceiling Systems

Archways & Ceilings Prefab Archway and Ceiling Systems

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Archways, dome ceilings, groin vaults, cove ceilings, barrel vaults, etc. are all easy, right? The truth is anything with curves can get complicated. Archways & Ceilings is a product line for...

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Deck Demon Demolition Tool

Deck Demon Demolition Tool

While some may consider it therapeutic, we can probably all agree that demolition is a lot of work. The Deck Demon is designed to make the job of tearing a deck down a whole lot easier. The 8 lb...

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Always-On Electronics and Appliances Waste Billions

Always-On Electronics and Appliances Waste Billions

A new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council pegs the loss at $19 billion a year, the equivalent of the electricity produced by 50 power plants.

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Clothespin Transforms a Carpenters Pencil

Clothespin Transforms a Carpenter's Pencil

Keep your carpenter's pencil from getting lost by joining it up with a clothespin

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A New Spin on Toilets

A New Spin on Toilets

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American Standard’s VorMax toilets use a new type of flush to clean the bowl in one sweep

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A custom home office designed to surprise

A custom home office designed to surprise

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A home office that conceals a private chamber...

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EDMA Ultra Profil Steel Stud Crimper

EDMA Ultra Profil Steel Stud Crimper

While steel studs are mostly associated with commercial construction, this type of building is growing in popularity for residential homes and is the most common type used in many parts of the world...

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New York Cohousing Community Nears Completion

New York Cohousing Community Nears Completion

A third neighborhood at EcoVillage at Ithaca includes the largest cluster of Passive House certified single-family homes in the U.S.

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Harbert Residence

Harbert Residence

The clearest view of Lake Michigan.

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Editors Choice Award 2015: No Dreary Days

Editor's Choice Award 2015: No Dreary Days

This unassuming island home combines abundant windows for light and views with inviting nooks for cloudy-day refuge.

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Canadian High School is the Greenest on Earth

Canadian High School is the "Greenest on Earth"

An initiative of the U.S. Green Building Council selects the school from among 40 that were nominated worldwide

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Working Out a Walkway

Working Out a Walkway

Walkways can add a lot of beauty to a home. They can also be a lot of work to install if you don't know what you're doing. Skipping important steps can impact the final result, create a lot more work...

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Extended Tailgate: Steve Thomas, Navigator

Extended Tailgate: Steve Thomas, Navigator

The former This Old House host now helps guide people through the world of renovation and home building as a partner with Habitat for Humanity.

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A Famous Explorers Cottage

A Famous Explorer's Cottage

Admiral Peary's Cottage Eagle Island, Casco Bay, Maine ca. 1912 Admiral Robert Peary, the man widely recognized (but sometimes disputed) as being the first to discover the North Pole built his retirement cottage on Eagle Island in Maine in 1912. The rustic nature of the cottage is illustrated in this image of one of its bedrooms.

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Marvin Contemporary Studio and New Ultimate Multi-Slide

Marvin Contemporary Studio and New Ultimate Multi-Slide

Seeing the high demand for contemporary designs, Marvin Windows and Doors has created the Marvin Contemporary Studio. The products in this collection all feature contemporary design elements such...

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Self-Taught MBA: Trend Spotting (and Trend Setting) with Irina Woelfle

Self-Taught MBA: Trend Spotting (and Trend Setting) with Irina Woelfle

If the “Not So Big House,” “Pocket Neighborhoods,” “Katrina Cottages,” or “Live-Work Units,” have become part of your lexicon, you can thank Irina Woelfle for bringing these ideas to your attention. We discuss emerging trends with our industries most successful promoter.

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Zorr Corp Roll A Bucket, Roll A Tray and Roll A Tray Maxx

Zorr Corp Roll A Bucket, Roll A Tray and Roll A Tray Maxx

Zorr Corp has a lineup of professional quality painting tools that are designed to make the job a lot easier. The Roll A Bucket is built to be sturdy, stable and easy to move thanks to four 3in...

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Oxx Coffeeboxx Job Site Coffee Maker

Oxx Coffeeboxx Job Site Coffee Maker

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The idea of fresh coffee on the job site all day long is pretty appealing to most of us. A traditional coffee maker, however, isn't going to survive. The glass carafe might make it to lunch on a good...

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