Copyright (c) 2015 en-us Fine Homebuilding - All featured posts Fine Homebuilding - All featured posts Sun, 29 Nov 2015 19:43:10 -0500 Fine Homebuilding - All featured posts Fine Homebuilding - All featured posts <![CDATA[Greenbuild 2015 Puts Product Transparency Under Microscope]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 11:35:40 -0500 Greenbuild 2015 Puts Product Transparency Under Microscope Posted by boycethompson
Building product companies trotted out exhibits and reports to answer questions about how products are made ]]>
<![CDATA[A Good Use Of Space]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 08:00:00 -0500 A Good Use Of Space Posted by BrianVandenBrink51
Architect Paul Krueger made good use of the stairway when he designed a very small guest cottage for a client's home on Martha's Vineyard. ]]>
<![CDATA[Ridgid Stealth Force Brushless 18V Pulse Driver]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 14:31:11 -0500 Ridgid Stealth Force Brushless 18V Pulse Driver Posted by Matt_Higgins
At a NASCAR race, the sound of impact guns is pretty cool. On a jobsite, however, the sound of impact drivers is hardly music to anyone's ears. Ridgid's Stealth Force Brushless 18V 3-Speed Pulse... ]]>
<![CDATA[Hunt for Green Products Turns Up Treasures]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:49:35 -0500 Hunt for Green Products Turns Up Treasures Posted by boycethompson
The search for innovative new products at Greenbuild 2015 proved worth the effort ]]>
<![CDATA[Calculated Industries Blind Mark XT]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 16:31:50 -0500 Calculated Industries Blind Mark XT Posted by Matt_Higgins
Locating electrical outlet access holes behind drywall and even materials such as wood paneling, wainscotting, plywood and tile just got a lot easier. Calculated Industries has a magnetic twopiece... ]]>
<![CDATA[Make a Drill Holder for Your Ladder]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 10:41:13 -0500 Make a Drill Holder for Your Ladder Posted by Kevini
Secure your drill safely to your ladder ]]>
<![CDATA[A fine kitchen for Thanksgiving ]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 08:00:00 -0500 A fine kitchen for Thanksgiving Posted by KenGutmaker
It’s all about the kitchen for Thanksgiving. ]]>
<![CDATA[Developer Readies Micro-Studios in New York]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 16:05:58 -0500 Developer Readies Micro-Studios in New York Posted by ScottG
The project features studio apartments as small as 260 sq. ft. for renters who don't want roomies. But small doesn't mean cheap. ]]>
<![CDATA[Brunswick Contemporary Home]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 13:22:30 -0500 Brunswick Contemporary Home Posted by MarvinRemodel
The aesthetic of the house is intentionally a mix between contemporary and traditional styles, and Integrity windows and doors were able to balance performance with budget constraints. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Rebuild of an Existing, Dilapidated Boat House]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 16:24:34 -0500 A Rebuild of an Existing, Dilapidated Boat House Posted by Susan_Teare
New boathouses are not permitted anymore in Vermont, only rebuilding and repairing existing ones is allowed. The existing structure was on its last legs with a caving foundation and years of accumulated debris floating inside. ]]>
<![CDATA[Winbag Inflatable Air Cusion]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 16:16:08 -0500 Winbag Inflatable Air Cusion Posted by Matt_Higgins
Getting items such as windows, doors and cabinets in just the right spot for installation can be a challenge. Often you need an item lifted or pushed over just a hair and there's no easy way to do... ]]>
<![CDATA[An Inviting Veranda]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 08:00:00 -0500 An Inviting Veranda Posted by BrianVandenBrink51
Now here's a nice place to stretch out and enjoy the sun and sea for a while. ]]>
<![CDATA[Life in a Passivhaus School]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 09:53:16 -0500 Life in a Passivhaus School Posted by ScottG
Students like the vibrant colors, the air conditioning, and even the dual-flush toilets ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Cut Copper Pipe]]> Wed, 18 Nov 2015 16:27:17 -0500 How to Cut Copper Pipe Posted by FHBdotcom
Clean cuts lead to smooth water flow and quiet plumbing ]]>
<![CDATA[BuildingGreen Names Top 10 Products]]> Wed, 18 Nov 2015 15:00:00 -0500 BuildingGreen Names Top 10 Products Posted by ScottG
This year's list includes a variety of products that save water or energy ]]>
<![CDATA[Self-Taught MBA: Motivating Your Team to Improve Productivity]]> Tue, 17 Nov 2015 15:25:31 -0500 Self-Taught MBA: Motivating Your Team to Improve Productivity Posted by FPR
Unlike most industries, where production has risen dramatically over the last two decades, the construction industry remains stuck in a rut. Researchers suggest that construction-worker motivation may be to blame. ]]>
<![CDATA[Flex Sweep Unbreakable Shock Absorbing Push Broom]]> Tue, 17 Nov 2015 14:44:11 -0500 Flex Sweep Unbreakable Shock Absorbing Push Broom Posted by Matt_Higgins
Just about everyone has a push broom, but still, it's not a tool we get too excited about. But, we've probably all broken or had to deal with a broken push broom. We aren't gentle with them and they... ]]>
<![CDATA[Hot Tub in the Desert]]> Tue, 17 Nov 2015 11:03:00 -0500 Hot Tub in the Desert Posted by KenGutmaker
Striking geometry makes a special soaking spot. ]]>
<![CDATA[DeWalt Brushless Chainsaw]]> Mon, 16 Nov 2015 16:05:39 -0500 DeWalt Brushless Chainsaw Posted by Matt_Higgins
Electric chainsaws are nothing new. DeWalt, however, has a new battery-operated version that offers serious performance potential. The key to this chainsaw being the real deal and suitable for... ]]>
<![CDATA[Rustic Blue Ridge Home]]> Mon, 16 Nov 2015 11:51:51 -0500 Rustic Blue Ridge Home Posted by MarvinRemodel
Integrity's Ultrex products blended in with the rustic look of the house and achieved the overall look the architect had drawn for the house. ]]>