For a driveway, walk, or patio, get the base right, and the rest of the job is straightforward.
Knowing your priorities will help you find the best value in windows.
Capturing this additional living space correctly and confidently requires a careful approach to the site and foundation.
Small enough to carry with one hand, but big enough for job-site work.
From rocks to titanium, hammer design has a rich history.
During the winter of 2013, Ray Baytos convinced his wife, Joanne, that a water-wheel house would be the perfect addition to their koi pond. A hobbyist woodworker and sometime-builder for…
Submersible vs. pedestal
Former editor and veteran stairbuilder Andy Engel demonstrates the necessary steps, from finding the crown to using the first stringer as a template for the second.
This cherry fireplace surround is assembled and installed with concealed fasteners
Most residential wall surfaces are painted drywall, but interior designer Courtney Fadness likes to incorporate alternatives such as wood, tile, and natural stone into her projects where appropriate. She believes…
Paint failure not only looks bad, but it invites water and weather inside.
The two houses featured here illustrate how well-designed homes can be comfortable and inviting no matter what the size. Both homes have an open floor plan, are finished and furnished…
Heat-recovery ventilators (HRVs) and energy-recovery ventilators (ERVs) are the most efficient devices for supplying fresh outdoor air to a house while simultaneously exhausting stale air from inside. To increase energy…
This Philadelphia remodeling contractor has carved out a niche doing the dirty work on several reality TV shows
Bath fans are great at exhausting humid or smelly air, and senior editor Martin Holladay recommends that every bathroom have one. In this "GreenBuildingAdvisor.com Insider" article, he explains the importance…
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