Fine Homebuilding's Guide to Remodeling

Guide to Remodeling

Remodeling Projects and Strategies

Recovery Remodeling
20 practical improvements that will pay off—personally and financially—when the market bounces back

Protecting a House During Construction
Learn how to use everything from moving blankets and cardboard to pantyhose for preventing damage to a house while it's being worked on

Remodeling Secrets Revealed
See examples of practical design solutions from baths to whole houses, and learn how others got great results without blowing their budget

Row House
Recharged
 
A historic home in the heart of San Francisco maintains its traditional facade while creating a more modern home

Painting Tips for a
Professional Finish

This collection of vieos and articles will show you how to prepare surfaces, repair drywall, pick the best paints and primers, and more

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Downloads for Online Members

Remodeler's Handbook: Framing
The best Fine Homebuilding articles about framing for remodeling projects

Remodeler's Handbook: Electrical
The best Fine Homebuilding articles on electrical for remodeling projects

Remodeler's Handbook: Plumbing
The best Fine Homebuilding articles on plumbing for remodeling projects

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Design Inspiration

Wide-Open Baths
for Small Spaceswide-open bath designs

More and more designers these days are ditching shower curtains and traditional shower doors in favor of wet areas with floor drains

Seamless in MissoulaIn the Zone
A second-story addition to a classic bungalow looks as though it has been there forever
(Winner: Fine Homebuilding
best remodel of 2011)

Attic Uplift wide-open bath designs
Architect Jonathan Feldman reinvents a dark, dysfunctional attic as a bright new workspace with a master suite and comfortable sitting area

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