Copyright (c) 2014 en-us Fine Homebuilding - All featured posts Fine Homebuilding - All featured posts Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:07:24 -0500 Fine Homebuilding - All featured posts Fine Homebuilding - All featured posts <![CDATA[A Fresh Warning from Home Depot]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:19:08 -0500 A Fresh Warning from Home Depot Posted by ScottG
The retailer issues a new warning connected with the massive electronic breach earlier this year: Beware of phishing. ]]>
<![CDATA[APA Redesigns Website]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:52:45 -0500 APA Redesigns Website Posted by ScottG
The redesigned site offers easier access to an extensive library on building materials and the design/build process. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Seaside Writer's Cottage]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:30:00 -0500 A Seaside Writer's Cottage Posted by BrianVandenBrink51
A ​fine​ place to write a blog, the next great American Novel or simply to sit and ponder the ocean just outside the window. Perfect.... ]]>
<![CDATA[A Traditional Cape with a Contemporary Twist]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:22:04 -0500 A Traditional Cape with a Contemporary Twist Posted by Susan_Teare
This was a photo I took on one of the last fleeting days of fall in Vermont. The light, the house and the day were just beautiful. ]]>
<![CDATA[Whitetail Model Home]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:50:20 -0500 Whitetail Model Home Posted by IntegrityRemodel
The Integrity Wood-Ultrex products featured provide a durable product that is great for the ever-changing climate of Wisconsin, keeping the home well lit and insulated. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Passivhaus School Takes Shape in Maine]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:46:19 -0500 A Passivhaus School Takes Shape in Maine Posted by ScottG
The new Friends School of Portland in Maine will become one of a handful of Passivhaus school buildings in the country when it's completed next June ]]>
<![CDATA[Small Galley Kitchen Renovation]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:41:50 -0500 Small Galley Kitchen Renovation Posted by Susan_Teare
Just one shot of this kitchen tells the whole story ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Remove Stripped Screws]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:45:00 -0500 How to Remove Stripped Screws Posted by Kevini
If the head of your stainless-steel deck screw strips out before you get it all the way driven, you could back it out with a pair of Vise-Grips, but there’s a better way. ]]>
<![CDATA[Skilsaw SPT67WM]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:39:40 -0500 Skilsaw SPT67WM Posted by Gvlremodeler
Skilsaw, the maker of the legendary 77 and Mag 77 worm-drive saws has a new sidewinder. Yes, a sidewinder. ]]>
<![CDATA[Evening Jewel with City View]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:12:50 -0500 Evening Jewel with City View Posted by KenGutmaker
The dramatic San Francisco view is captured by this elegant design ]]>
<![CDATA[Report Grades States on Renewable-Energy Policy]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:23:34 -0500 Report Grades States on Renewable-Energy Policy Posted by ScottG
The annual survey finds states have generally made it easier for consumers to generate their own electricity. But some states still get failing grades. ]]>
<![CDATA[Closed For The Winter​]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:00:00 -0500 Closed For The Winter​ Posted by BrianVandenBrink51
Ahh, summer is over, and winter is almost here. We've buttoned up our vacation homes and summer cottages and are preparing for winter's onslaught. ]]>
<![CDATA[Don't Let it Get Too Hot]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 17:45:43 -0500 Don't Let it Get Too Hot Posted by Lincoln_Barbour
How to photograph the perfect fireplace ]]>
<![CDATA[Self-Taught MBA: Failing Forward ]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 10:55:00 -0500 Self-Taught MBA: Failing Forward Posted by FPR
The confidence to start or expand a business comes from the hope for success, but if you’re smart, a thorough knowledge of the anatomy of failure is indispensable. ]]>
<![CDATA[Smart Meters Not a Health Threat, Study Finds]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 12:46:19 -0500 Smart Meters Not a Health Threat, Study Finds Posted by ScottG
In Arizona, the Department of Health Services says its review shows smart meters aren't likely to make people ill ]]>
<![CDATA[Cut and Assemble Dryer Duct]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 10:45:37 -0500 Cut and Assemble Dryer Duct Posted by JFink
Learn how to cut dryer duct to a custom length ]]>
<![CDATA[Sheathing Walls with Zip System]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 09:25:48 -0500 Sheathing Walls with Zip System Posted by JFink
Justin Fink travels to Wellesley, Mass., to watch a production crew frame and skin a house using Zip System sheathing and compatible seam tape. ]]>
<![CDATA[Shower heads that display water temperature]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 08:00:00 -0500 Shower heads that display water temperature Posted by Jamie_Gold_CKD_CAPS
Delta's smart shower heads take guesswork out of bathing ]]>
<![CDATA[K. Hovnanian Teams with Piet Boon]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 11:45:52 -0500 K. Hovnanian Teams with Piet Boon Posted by boycethompson
The big U.S. production builder retained a Dutch architect to create an stunning line of simple contemporary homes ]]>
<![CDATA[Maine Hosts a Conference on "The Pretty Good House"]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 11:45:19 -0500 Maine Hosts a Conference on Posted by ScottG
The day-long seminar will help builders and designers balance energy efficiency, indoor-air quality, and cost. ]]>