Copyright (c) 2015 FineHomebuilding.com en-us Fine Homebuilding - "Square One: Good Home Design Starts Here" blog entries Fine Homebuilding - "Square One: Good Home Design Starts Here" blog entries http://www.finehomebuilding.com/blog/square-one Sun, 05 Jul 2015 19:42:32 -0500 Fine Homebuilding - "Square One: Good Home Design Starts Here" blog entries Fine Homebuilding - "Square One: Good Home Design Starts Here" blog entries http://www.finehomebuilding.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.finehomebuilding.com/blog/square-one <![CDATA[Saratoga Residence]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:40:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/110102/saratoga-residence http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/110102/saratoga-residence Saratoga Residence Posted by maschu
For this remodel, we focused on stripping down the house to focus on seamless indoor outdoor living, great materials, and an open, but not too open plan that works for the family and their lifestyle. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Fitting a shower in a small-bath floorplan]]> Wed, 17 Jun 2015 09:44:57 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72989/fitting-a-shower-in-a-small-bath-floorplan http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72989/fitting-a-shower-in-a-small-bath-floorplan Fitting a shower in a small-bath floorplan Posted by DebSilber
What's the difference between a powder room and a fully functional bathroom? It's the 3-sq. ft. you find for a shower. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72989/fitting-a-shower-in-a-small-bath-floorplan
<![CDATA[Announcing Fine Homebuilding's 2015 HOUSES Award Winners]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 09:44:59 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/109361/announcing-fine-homebuildings-2015-houses-award-winners http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/109361/announcing-fine-homebuildings-2015-houses-award-winners Announcing Fine Homebuilding's 2015 HOUSES Award Winners Posted by DebSilber
These six homes demonstrate home building at its best. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/109361/announcing-fine-homebuildings-2015-houses-award-winners
<![CDATA[A Smart Beverage System for the Kitchen That Has Everything]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 10:12:21 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38093/a-smart-beverage-system-for-the-kitchen-that-has-everything http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38093/a-smart-beverage-system-for-the-kitchen-that-has-everything A Smart Beverage System for the Kitchen That Has Everything Posted by Jamie_Gold_CKD_CAPS
TopBrewer, from Danish manufacturer Scanomat, brings the barista home with a beverage system powered by your smartphone or tablet. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38093/a-smart-beverage-system-for-the-kitchen-that-has-everything
<![CDATA[Hot intro for cool appliance]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 15:06:12 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72709/hot-intro-for-cool-appliance http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72709/hot-intro-for-cool-appliance Hot intro for cool appliance Posted by Jamie_Gold_CKD_CAPS
Long a staple in commercial kitchens, blast chillers make their residential debut. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72709/hot-intro-for-cool-appliance
<![CDATA[Board-and-batten reborn ]]> Fri, 06 Feb 2015 16:56:19 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72701/board-and-batten-reborn http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72701/board-and-batten-reborn Board-and-batten reborn Posted by DebSilber
Commonly associated with utility sheds and farm buildings, board-and-batten siding is being reinvented as a contemporary material ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72701/board-and-batten-reborn
<![CDATA[Wireless Charging on your Countertop]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:59:16 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72238/wireless-charging-on-your-countertop http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72238/wireless-charging-on-your-countertop Wireless Charging on your Countertop Posted by DebSilber
LG Hausys gets top KBIS honors for its kitchen-countertop phone charging technology ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72238/wireless-charging-on-your-countertop
<![CDATA[Trees under glass]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:25:38 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/71746/trees-under-glass http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/71746/trees-under-glass Trees under glass Posted by Jamie_Gold_CKD_CAPS
Two classic materials--glass and bark--unite in a dramatic new surfacing material. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/71746/trees-under-glass
<![CDATA[Down with pop-up drains]]> Wed, 31 Dec 2014 06:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/40505/down-with-pop-up-drains http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/40505/down-with-pop-up-drains Down with pop-up drains Posted by DebSilber
Tired of fiddling with the lift rod on your bathroom sink? California Faucets has an answer. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/40505/down-with-pop-up-drains
<![CDATA[The Swiss Army Sink]]> Wed, 24 Dec 2014 06:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38659/the-swiss-army-sink http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38659/the-swiss-army-sink The Swiss Army Sink Posted by Jamie_Gold_CKD_CAPS
These American-made kitchen workstations include premium sinks and a wide range of accessories. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38659/the-swiss-army-sink
<![CDATA[GE tests color on Artistry appliance line]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 06:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38646/ge-tests-color-on-artistry-appliance-line http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38646/ge-tests-color-on-artistry-appliance-line GE tests color on Artistry appliance line Posted by DebSilber
What's the next hot color for appliances? Consumers tell GE it's either bright red or light blue ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38646/ge-tests-color-on-artistry-appliance-line
<![CDATA[This Faucet brings Color to the Kitchen]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 11:09:57 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38691/this-faucet-brings-color-to-the-kitchen http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38691/this-faucet-brings-color-to-the-kitchen This Faucet brings Color to the Kitchen Posted by DebSilber
Delta's Fuse faucet pours on the color where you'd least expect it. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38691/this-faucet-brings-color-to-the-kitchen
<![CDATA[An ultra-low-profile range hood ]]> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38619/an-ultra-low-profile-range-hood http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38619/an-ultra-low-profile-range-hood An ultra-low-profile range hood Posted by DebSilber
Zephyr's super-slim Pisa range hood gives a new meaning to the phrase "thin air." ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38619/an-ultra-low-profile-range-hood
<![CDATA[Shower heads that display water temperature]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38059/shower-heads-that-display-water-temperature http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38059/shower-heads-that-display-water-temperature Shower heads that display water temperature Posted by Jamie_Gold_CKD_CAPS
Delta's smart shower heads take guesswork out of bathing ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38059/shower-heads-that-display-water-temperature
<![CDATA[Bringing brass back]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38155/bringing-brass-back http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38155/bringing-brass-back Bringing brass back Posted by DebSilber
Unlacquered brass becomes the latest option for a "living" finish in bath fixtures ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38155/bringing-brass-back
<![CDATA[The grass grows greener over this dish drain]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37964/the-grass-grows-greener-over-this-dish-drain http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37964/the-grass-grows-greener-over-this-dish-drain The grass grows greener over this dish drain Posted by DebSilber
Finnell's "Sod" dish drain may just change the landscape on your countertop ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37964/the-grass-grows-greener-over-this-dish-drain
<![CDATA[New faucet spray "sweeps" dirty dishes]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 05:30:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37751/new-faucet-spray-sweeps-dirty-dishes http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37751/new-faucet-spray-sweeps-dirty-dishes New faucet spray Posted by DebSilber
Kohler's "Sweep Spray" brings pull-down faucet function up a notch ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37751/new-faucet-spray-sweeps-dirty-dishes
<![CDATA[TV tile]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 10:04:51 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37652/tv-tile http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37652/tv-tile TV tile Posted by DebSilber
These innovative tiles for kitchen or bath are made from recycled CRTs ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37652/tv-tile
<![CDATA[Rethinking recessed lighting]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:14:20 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37565/rethinking-recessed-lighting http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37565/rethinking-recessed-lighting Rethinking recessed lighting Posted by DebSilber
Philips’ ultra-thin surface-mount LED fixture is designed to fool the eye ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37565/rethinking-recessed-lighting
<![CDATA[French doors and Silicon Valley brains]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 05:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37070/french-doors-and-silicon-valley-brains http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37070/french-doors-and-silicon-valley-brains French doors and Silicon Valley brains Posted by Jamie_Gold_CKD_CAPS
New GE French Door oven can be operated from your cell phone ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37070/french-doors-and-silicon-valley-brains