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When a kitchen remodel grew in scope, the entire first floor was reconfigured for graceful aging in place and hosting visiting relatives
Though it doesn’t have a cord or battery, a block plane is a powerful finish-carpentry tool
Reroofing is the perfect time to lift the hood and make short work of an otherwise awkward venting job
Drywall backing speeds the way to a textured, durable, old-world finish
Rainscreen details that improve the durability of any lap-siding installation.
Back up roof vent boots with flashing, counterflashing, and proper shingling to prevent leaks.
Design/Build: It’s not uncommon to mock up several options before getting the right proportions.
Give a metal chimney a historic look with brick veneer.
Cedar rafter tails and trim add a handsome touch to this roofline.
Design/Build: Here are some guidelines for getting your shed dormers right.
Building Skills: Tips for better driving and for a finished look.
Pluses include endless hot water and a compact design, but the installation means a lot of pipes in a small space.
Bucking industry norms, these builders stay on budget with up-front, fixed pricing on every new home and remodel.
This compact, panelized home takes its design inspiration from the vast Western landscape and local building traditions.
A neatly wired electrical panel is safer and easier to troubleshoot.
How to break down plywood and other sheet goods efficiently, accurately, and without a tablesaw.
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How to diagnose and repair a stopped-up or nonfilling bathtub
A balance of form and function was key for creating better flow, more storage, and a sleek, cohesive design in this whole house remodel in Bethesda, Maryland.
Answering 7 questions helps this architect create a great kitchen floor plan and choose the right materials and fixtures.
A Chicago Tudor-style kitchen is revamped by bringing the outside in.
Countertop dimensions, available workspace, and traffic flow all play a big part in getting the most out of your kitchen island
Lots of natural light, expansive views, and cozy sitting areas were at the core of Samsel Architects' plan to design a kitchen focused on togetherness.
Designers and builders Hendricks and Seth Churchill skillfully expanded an existing ell addition to make room for new cabinets, a kitchen island, and a casual dining space.
A strategic layout and choice materials transform a dated kitchen into a highly functional and social space
Seven things to consider when planning a kitchen’s function and flow
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