September 15, 2010
When high-performance builders talk about spray-foam insulation, they’re typically talking about polyurethane. But it turns out there’s more than one kind of spray foam used in...
Pizza has designed a 14-ft. by 18-ft. free-standing deck at his house 40 miles west of Philadelphia. His dilemma? He doesn't know where to get his hands on 18-ft. stock…
September 14, 2010
Taking a glass-half-full perspective on mortgage purchase applications; also, Associated Materials is purchased by a San Francisco investment firm
September 13, 2010
Scott Adams (the creator of Dilbert) and the Wall Street Journal take aim at green building.
September 12, 2010
The Taunton store now has eBooks! Download a FREE sample chapter on building drawers from 'Building Kitchen Cabinets', and browse our collection of digital publications.
September 11, 2010
These two video clips demonstrate how simple it is to make changes to an existing SketchUp model with the help of the Section Plane tool.
September 10, 2010
Many people are having trouble getting loans to build better houses because appraisers and lenders won't put real value on energy efficiency and durability.
September 9, 2010
NAHB seeks to counter perceptions that the benefits of homeownership are dwindling, while a business columnist suggests that home values, which are returning to their historically close alignment with average…
September 7, 2010
Where is the bottom of the market? Absent another homebuyer tax credit, but with improvement in the employment picture, we might finally find out
September 3, 2010
The builder continued to acquire options on land purchases because prices are down. Meanwhile, the builder’s stock price climbs as NAR reports modest pending-sales improvement for July
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