Copyright (c) 2014 FineHomebuilding.com en-us Fine Homebuilding - All featured posts Fine Homebuilding - All featured posts http://www.finehomebuilding.com/ Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:10:45 -0500 Fine Homebuilding - All featured posts Fine Homebuilding - All featured posts http://www.finehomebuilding.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.finehomebuilding.com/ <![CDATA[Lap Pool Addition]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:59:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37312/lap-pool-addition http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37312/lap-pool-addition Lap Pool Addition Posted by IntegrityRemodel
The indoor lap pool brings the danger of water damage, but the fiberglass finish of Ultrex provides extra protection that a traditional wood window does not. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Abundant Light and Casual Design]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:45:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37308/abundant-light-and-casual-design http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37308/abundant-light-and-casual-design Abundant Light and Casual Design Posted by KenGutmaker
Using a wall of windows an architect brings in light and makes a natural gathering place. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Students Get an Inside Look at High-Tech Houses]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:22:07 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37289/students-get-an-inside-look-at-high-tech-houses http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37289/students-get-an-inside-look-at-high-tech-houses Students Get an Inside Look at High-Tech Houses Posted by ScottG
A Wisconsin technical college builds the first of three Passivhaus structures--a project that connects students in five related disciplines with outside pros ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37289/students-get-an-inside-look-at-high-tech-houses
<![CDATA[A Novel Idea]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37280/a-novel-idea http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37280/a-novel-idea A Novel Idea Posted by BrianVandenBrink51
Now here's a cool idea for a kid's room. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How To Temporarily Tack Up Trim with a Nail Gun]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:54 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37224/how-to-temporarily-tack-up-trim-with-a-nail-gun http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37224/how-to-temporarily-tack-up-trim-with-a-nail-gun How To Temporarily Tack Up Trim with a Nail Gun Posted by Kevini
If you need to tack a piece of trim in place temporarily so you can remove it later, you could go get your hammer and an old-fashioned nail, and bang that nail part of the way in, but there's a better way. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Creative solutions for IKEA cabinets]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:04:08 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37251/creative-solutions-for-ikea-cabinets http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37251/creative-solutions-for-ikea-cabinets Creative solutions for IKEA cabinets Posted by DebSilber
Being on an IKEA budget shouldn't stop you from having a custom kitchen ]]>
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<![CDATA[Necessity is the mother of invention.]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37086/necessity-is-the-mother-of-invention http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37086/necessity-is-the-mother-of-invention Necessity is the mother of invention. Posted by KenGutmaker
This unique solution to a "historic" problem is quite a surprise. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Electricians Will Get Net-Zero Training]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:35:28 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37225/electricians-will-get-net-zero-training http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37225/electricians-will-get-net-zero-training Electricians Will Get Net-Zero Training Posted by ScottG
A training center to open in Los Angeles next year will train union electricians in advanced techniques integral to net-zero-energy technology ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37225/electricians-will-get-net-zero-training
<![CDATA[Lake Arrowhead Cabin]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:25:36 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37215/lake-arrowhead-cabin http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37215/lake-arrowhead-cabin Lake Arrowhead Cabin Posted by IntegrityRemodel
A high quality, low maintenance window was the best fit for this vacation home. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Kitchen Storage]]> Sun, 24 Aug 2014 09:38:17 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37208/kitchen-storage http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37208/kitchen-storage Kitchen Storage Posted by Susan_Teare
Everything is this kitchen was custom designed and built to create an efficient storage system. ]]>
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<![CDATA[ A Peaceful Porch​ ]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37168/a-peaceful-porch http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37168/a-peaceful-porch  A  Peaceful Porch​ Posted by BrianVandenBrink51
This lovely porch, built just off the kitchen takes advantage of its natural surroundings and actually gives an even greater feeling of spaciousness and protection from the elements by the large overhangs of the eaves. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37168/a-peaceful-porch
<![CDATA[A fruit-friendly fridge]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:30:06 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37128/a-fruit-friendly-fridge http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37128/a-fruit-friendly-fridge A fruit-friendly fridge Posted by Jamie_Gold_CKD_CAPS
New refrigerator technology promises to keep your fruits and vegetables fresher and more nutritious ]]>
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<![CDATA[Old and New]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37143/old-and-new http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37143/old-and-new Old and New Posted by Lincoln_Barbour
Modern accents in traditional spaces makes for a unique look ]]>
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<![CDATA[Safer Wall Raising With Steel Strapping]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:15:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37108/safer-wall-raising-with-steel-strapping http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37108/safer-wall-raising-with-steel-strapping Safer Wall Raising With Steel Strapping Posted by Kevini
 If you're framing the second-floor walls on the exterior of a house, you could toenail the bottom plate into the deck and hope that the whole wall doesn't slip off the edge when you stand the wall up, but there's a better way         Kevin Ireton is editor-at-large and a good friend and former colleague of Chuck Miller's. Keep your eye out for more Better Way videos from Kevin and several of our other regular... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Bright and Welcoming Kitchen]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37076/bright-and-welcoming-kitchen http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37076/bright-and-welcoming-kitchen Bright and Welcoming Kitchen Posted by KenGutmaker
A 1928 home is opened up and changed into a contemporary living space. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Turn On the Lights? There's an App for That]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:51:18 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37074/turn-on-the-lights-theres-an-app-for-that http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37074/turn-on-the-lights-theres-an-app-for-that Turn On the Lights? There's an App for That Posted by ScottG
Betting on fresh interest in networked home products, GE launches a light bulb that can be turned on and off with a smartphone. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37074/turn-on-the-lights-theres-an-app-for-that
<![CDATA[Reclaim Reuse Repurpose]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:43:27 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36988/reclaim-reuse-repurpose http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36988/reclaim-reuse-repurpose Reclaim Reuse Repurpose Posted by Susan_Teare
Using salvage materials may be almost all you need when building a home or remodeling. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Mount Desert Home]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:33:32 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37119/mount-desert-home http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37119/mount-desert-home Mount Desert Home Posted by IntegrityRemodel
This pretty marsh home located in Maine features Integrity Ultrex Double Hung and Wood-Ultrex Inswing French Doors to enhance the beauty of the home. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37119/mount-desert-home
<![CDATA[How To Connect PVC Pipe]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:05:43 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37078/how-to-connect-pvc-pipe http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37078/how-to-connect-pvc-pipe How To Connect PVC Pipe Posted by JFink
Learn how to prepare plastic pipe fittings, apply primer and cement, and make the connection between the two parts. ]]>
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<![CDATA[A Classic Maine House]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37047/a-classic-maine-house http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37047/a-classic-maine-house A Classic Maine House Posted by BrianVandenBrink51
Nothing fancy or overblown, just a modest, well done farmhouse that has probably been there for a hundred years and is meticulously cared for. ]]>
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