Copyright (c) 2014 FineHomebuilding.com en-us Fine Homebuilding - "Renovation" tag posts Fine Homebuilding - "Renovation" tag posts http://www.finehomebuilding.com/tag/renovation Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:19:53 -0500 Fine Homebuilding - "Renovation" tag posts Fine Homebuilding - "Renovation" tag posts http://www.finehomebuilding.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.finehomebuilding.com/tag/renovation <![CDATA[Modern Farmhouse]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 05:59:56 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38049/modern-farmhouse http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38049/modern-farmhouse Modern Farmhouse Posted by Susan_Teare
A "gut-reno" creates flow and brings in light. ]]>
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<![CDATA[A Mudroom for All Seasons]]> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 08:01:52 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35356/a-mudroom-for-all-seasons http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35356/a-mudroom-for-all-seasons A Mudroom for All Seasons Posted by Susan_Teare
The design of this mudroom tells a story about beauty and practicality. It is bathed in light all year around because of its large southern facing windows. A family of four lives here in a beautiful Vermont setting close to the ski slopes. ]]>
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<![CDATA[43 Church Street Westborough, MA]]> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 06:36:01 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/31457/43-church-street-westborough-ma http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/31457/43-church-street-westborough-ma 43 Church Street Westborough, MA Posted by MikeFitzpatrick
A 4-year synopsis of a renovation. Built in 1849; restored from 2009-2013. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Remodel of the Week - Week #6]]> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 10:55:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/29992/remodel-of-the-week-week-6 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/29992/remodel-of-the-week-week-6 Remodel of the Week - Week #6 Posted by IntegrityRemodel
Major renovation of an oceanfront summer home in Rhode Island - Showcased in Marvin's Remodelers Gallery ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/29992/remodel-of-the-week-week-6
<![CDATA[Remodel of the Week - Week #5]]> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 10:35:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/29989/remodel-of-the-week-week-5 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/29989/remodel-of-the-week-week-5 Remodel of the Week - Week #5 Posted by IntegrityRemodel
A renovation and addition in an Arts and Crafts home - Showcased in Marvin's Remodelers Gallery ]]>
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<![CDATA[Remodel of the Week - Week #4]]> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 20:10:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/29016/remodel-of-the-week-week-4 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/29016/remodel-of-the-week-week-4 Remodel of the Week - Week #4 Posted by IntegrityRemodel
A transitional kitchen in a 100 year old home - Showcased in Marvin's Remodelers Gallery ]]>
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<![CDATA[Remodel of the Week - Week #3]]> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 15:30:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/29013/remodel-of-the-week-week-3 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/29013/remodel-of-the-week-week-3 Remodel of the Week - Week #3 Posted by IntegrityRemodel
A transformation of a classic shingle style home - Showcased in Marvin's Remodelers Gallery ]]>
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<![CDATA[What's that Finish?]]> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/26314/whats-that-finish http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/26314/whats-that-finish What's that Finish? Posted by Olitch
Wood surfaces with clear finishes can often be freshened up with a light sanding and a new application of what’s already there. Here’s how to figure out what's there. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Refurbishing Old Double-Hung Windows - Part One]]> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 20:10:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/26360/refurbishing-old-double-hung-windows-part-one http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/26360/refurbishing-old-double-hung-windows-part-one Refurbishing Old Double-Hung Windows -  Part One Posted by Olitch
Windows built 50 to 100 years ago often were constructed from woods that are no longer available. So it makes sense to refurbish them when they get tired. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Painting Secrets of a Pro: Hand-Finishing Custom Cabinets]]> Fri, 28 Dec 2012 19:40:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/26292/painting-secrets-of-a-pro-hand-finishing-custom-cabinets http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/26292/painting-secrets-of-a-pro-hand-finishing-custom-cabinets Painting Secrets of a Pro: Hand-Finishing Custom Cabinets Posted by Olitch
Spray-painting can achieve a quality finish cost-effectively. But there's a secret to making the job look hand-painted. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Cutting Laminated Glass]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 19:15:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/26177/cutting-laminated-glass http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/26177/cutting-laminated-glass Cutting Laminated Glass Posted by Olitch
Laminated glass resists impact and deadens sound. But there's a trick to cutting it. ]]>
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<![CDATA[A Drying Rack for the Road]]> Sun, 09 Dec 2012 17:36:51 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/26114/a-drying-rack-for-the-road http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/26114/a-drying-rack-for-the-road A Drying Rack for the Road Posted by Olitch
Constructed from common building materials, this drying rack can be easily transported and quickly set up wherever kitchen cabinets need painting. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Soundproofing: Lessons from a Custom-Built Sound Studio]]> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 20:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25962/soundproofing-lessons-from-a-custom-built-sound-studio http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25962/soundproofing-lessons-from-a-custom-built-sound-studio Soundproofing: Lessons from a Custom-Built Sound Studio Posted by Olitch
Musicians need to up the decibels now and then. With careful detailing you can contain all those joyful noises, yet still create an airy, light-filled living space. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25962/soundproofing-lessons-from-a-custom-built-sound-studio
<![CDATA[Offsetting tile joints to add visual interest]]> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 22:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25755/offsetting-tile-joints-to-add-visual-interest http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25755/offsetting-tile-joints-to-add-visual-interest Offsetting tile joints to add visual interest Posted by Olitch
When tiles are rectangular rather than square, you can create more interesting patterns by offsetting tile end joints. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Getting Green without Going Broke]]> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 21:35:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25595/getting-green-without-going-broke http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25595/getting-green-without-going-broke Getting Green without Going Broke Posted by Olitch
By planning, being patient and paying as you go, this nine-step plan for a deep energy retrofit can put you on the green path--without guilt or crushing debt. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25595/getting-green-without-going-broke
<![CDATA[The Art of Reverse Renovation]]> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 20:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25439/the-art-of-reverse-renovation http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25439/the-art-of-reverse-renovation The Art of Reverse Renovation Posted by Olitch
Renovation is the art of whatever works. Sometimes that means reversing the normal order of construction—or deconstruction. ]]>
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<![CDATA["Many hands make work light."]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2012 19:40:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25425/many-hands-make-work-light http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25425/many-hands-make-work-light Posted by Olitch
Two readers tell of their first building mentors and win copies of Renovation 4th Edition, which contains the wisdom of master builders across North America. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Installing a Wireless Switch]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 22:10:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25406/installing-a-wireless-switch http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25406/installing-a-wireless-switch Installing a Wireless Switch Posted by Olitch
Adding three- or four-way switches used to mean drilling holes in finish surfaces, fumbling for fishing tapes and endless patching. But not any more ]]>
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<![CDATA[Kerhonkson, NY: Rondout Creek Marketplace is Here!]]> Mon, 14 Nov 2011 18:24:41 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/20987/kerhonkson-ny-rondout-creek-marketplace-is-here http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/20987/kerhonkson-ny-rondout-creek-marketplace-is-here Kerhonkson, NY: Rondout Creek Marketplace is Here! Posted by lmdwight
Well it took nearly 6 months from the date of the last post to even get the financing approved! We closed August 5 and completed the renovation of the 8 unit mixed used historic building in... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Kissing the Nuclear Family Goodbye]]> Thu, 21 Jul 2011 23:05:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/19076/kissing-the-nuclear-family-goodbye http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/19076/kissing-the-nuclear-family-goodbye Kissing the Nuclear Family Goodbye Posted by Olitch
Outdated zoning regulations from the 1950s--especially prohibitions on second units--are hurting today's diverse households ]]>
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