Water management is the key to keeping a porch standing for decades.
A new breed of water heater uses time-proven heat-pump technology to cut energy consumption in half.
20 practical improvements that will pay off—personally and financially—when the market bounces back.
Consider prep time, conditions, and cleanup to determine the fastest way to tackle an exterior paint job.
On a steep slope in the Blue Ridge Mountains, an architect delivers a family retreat for every stage of life.
Not every door is prehung, so we evaluated nine single-hinge and full-length-hinge router templates to choose the best.
Start Your Railing Right
Fasten posts for a deck railing you can lean on for years to come.
Outfit a mudroom with functional storage that looks good enough for any room in the house.
With this step-by-step guide, you can make telephone, Internet, video, and audio connections anywhere in the house.
Q&A: The EPA's New Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule
Remodeling work in most pre-1978 homes is now subject to new lead-safety regulations established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Any remodeling work that disturbs painted surfaces must now comply…
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How to Make an Arched Cabinet Face Frame
Two simple jigs and a standard router bit give style to a plain frame
How to Install Cabinets in Tight Spots
Squeezing a cabinet between two walls means careful scribing, fitting, and accurate measurements.
Deck Design Tips
Railing designs and deck-board patterns can improve the view from (and of) your deck.
Energy Smart Details
Flashing Windows in Rain-Screen Walls
Foam sheathing and furring strips make the wall thicker; Make sure the sill can drain and the head is tight.
Tailgate: Jackie Rogers, Artist
Meet the artist who created the drawings for Fine Homebuilding's "Great Moments in Building History