Incandescent bulbs are changing quickly to keep up with more-efficient, longer-lasting competitors
Proven methods and durable materials keep out water for decades.
Preservation meets performance when a Brooklyn architect applies Passive House principles to four iconic urban town houses
A classic mud job forms the tile base for a modern curbless shower
Even the most sophisticated programs have limits.
Careful base prep is what keeps pavers in place
Frost heave can be a serious problem for decks and other structures that rest on concrete piers. It occurs when freezing temperatures penetrate the ground, causing subsurface water to form…
Create an outdoor getaway
Aluminum, vinyl, steel, and copper
Bend flashing parts ahead of time
Fireplaces are appreciated and sought after for more than just their practical uses.
Ducts, furnaces, and air handlers belong inside a house's conditioned space
This native Brazilian is working to ensure that tropical hardwoods are harvested sustainably, guaranteeing their availability for years to come.
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