September 3, 2010
The designer of one of the iconic Katrina Cottages talks to Fine Homebuilding about the housing crisis, the way cities evolve, green building, and working for peanuts
Fitting complex joints in trim and paneling can be easier than it looks if you have a few simple tools.
September 1, 2010
Gas + Earthquakes = Trouble. These dirt-simple valves automatically cut off the gas supply to your house in the event of an earthquake.
Board and batten siding is a popular choice, but how do you install it over foam sheathing? Do you use extra long screws, furring strips, or both?
Virtual water content describes the amount of water used to make or grow a product. By being aware of a product or material’s virtual water content you can refine your…
August 31, 2010
As women exert increasing influence on homebuying decisions, builders can take specific steps to leverage their marketing efforts
August 30, 2010
I went to Natick, MA the weekend before last to help my brother do some work on his kitchen. We took the obligatory drive to the local Home Depot to…
August 26, 2010
A major bond fund urges Fannie and Freddie to allow smaller down payments; NAHB cites concerns with a proposal to shift housing subsidies from homeownership to rentals
August 25, 2010
Pre-cut white cedar shingles from Maibec for inside and outside woven corners will speed installation without sacrificing quality.
Should you - and how do you - add on to a 3 story high saltbox craftsman style house?
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