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Remodeling Secrets

Remodeling projects, such as kitchens and baths, add comfort and value to a home. They’re also very expensive, so every decision, from design to construction, counts. Here we’ll give you some practical design solutions and show you how others trimmed their expenses to get great results without blowing their budget.

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  • 11 Essential Remodeling Strategies
    11 Essential Remodeling Strategies

    Building designer Keyan Mizani offers some insights on how to make the most of what lies under your existing roof. If you've got a cramped kitchen or outdated fireplace you'll want to take notes as you'll end up spending less with these 11 tips. Read more...


    Recovery Remodeling

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  • Recovery Remodeling
    Recovery Remodeling

    From bathroom upgrades to improved lighting, here are 20 practical improvements that will pay off—personally and financially—when the market bounces back. Read more...


    Bookshelf Divider Unites House

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  • Bookshelf Divider Unites House
    Bookshelf Divider Unites House

    Here, a semi-open-concept is achieved by adding a bookshelf divider between a mudroom and breakfast nook area. It is still presentable enough to share visual space with the adjacent kitchen. Read more...


    Seamless in Missoula

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  • Seamless in Missoula
    Seamless in Missoula

    See how a second-story addition to a classic bungalow looks as though it has been there forever. Read more...


    How to Balance the Save/Splurge Equation

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  • How to Balance the Save/Splurge Equation
    How to Balance the Save/Splurge Equation

    In this audio slideshow architect Paul DeGroot explains where best to spend your kitchen remodeling budget. Read more...


    Opening up a Small Kitchen

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  • Opening up a Small Kitchen
    Opening up a Small Kitchen

    Although kitchen remodels add much needed value to your home, they come at a price. When you can't add on or bump out, open the kitchen to adjacent spaces and keep the layout simple. Read more...


    Foot Traffic Goes Out the Door

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  • Foot Traffic Goes Out the Door
    Foot Traffic Goes Out the Door

    See how flipping a doorway and hutch and relocating a breakfast nook improved the flow in this Craftsman-kitchen remodel. Read more...


    Fight Mold With Paperless Drywall

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  • Fight Mold With Paperless Drywall
    Fight Mold With Paperless Drywall

    Switching to fiberglass-faced drywall makes kitchens, baths, and basements more mold resistant, but it also means learning a new set of rules. Drywall expert Myron R. Ferguson shares his advice on four new work habits to adopt when you're working with paperless drywall. Read more...


    Wide-Open Baths for Small Spaces

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  • Wide-Open Baths for Small Spaces
    Wide-Open Baths for Small Spaces

    These small bath remodels added wet areas with floor drains instead of traditional shower curtains or doors. See how this decision gave each bathroom remodel a wide-open feel. Read more...


    Kitchen Design: In the Zone

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  • Kitchen Design: In the Zone
    Kitchen Design: In the Zone

    This article illustrates how to create three distinct work areas that will bring flexibility, flow, and function to your kitchen's layout. Read more...


    5 Thrifty Solutions for an Outdated Kitchen

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  • 5 Thrifty Solutions for an Outdated Kitchen
    5 Thrifty Solutions for an Outdated Kitchen

    Challenged by a tight budget, a contracting couple finds five affordable ways to gain luxury, convenience, and space in an outdated kitchen. Read more...


    Planning Your Kitchen: Five Tools for Layout

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  • Planning Your Kitchen: Five Tools for Layout
    Planning Your Kitchen: Five Tools for Layout

    In this excerpt from Build Like a Pro: Remodeling a Kitchen, designer and builder Sam Clark shares 5 key concepts to help you find the best configuration for cabinets, counters and appliances. Read more...


    Bathroom Remodeling on Any Budget

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  • Bathroom Remodeling on Any Budget
    Bathroom Remodeling on Any Budget

    Online member's can read this article offering some tips to help you keep your bathroom remodel affordable and on budget. Read more...


    Bathroom Design Ideas

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