Foam insulation below the concrete makes deep footings a thing of the past.
How every design decision impacts cost.
For ProHOME, the double-pane choice met the net-zero target — and the cost savings paid for a PV solar array.
Use the right substrate and mortar for a long-lasting tile installation.
In order to create visual interest, use the right proportions when deciding what goes where.
The growth in home wireless devices demands more wiring and better hardware.
Insulation is a critical component to achieving net-zero energy.
The ProHOME uses three minisplit systems, each 9000 Btu/hr.
Low electricity consumption and very high energy-recovery efficiency are features to look for.
heat-pump water heaters are very efficient because they transfer heat rather than creating it.
A look at the Bosch Reaxx, SawStop’s first real competition.
This powerful, lightweight saw cuts square and true with daily use on an active job site.
A look at the performance of three cordless tools on the new Flexvolt battery platform.
Renovating a 150-year-old house presents leaky challenges.
Lightweight frame, ease of transport, and 1500-lb. rating makes for a sturdy sawhorse.
This smaller system offers the power or dust collection capability of a full-size vac.
This design considers shifting weather patterns in deciding upon the placement of clerestory windows and screens and the selection of solar panels and roof materials.
Do they result in energy savings, or am I just dragging around the stubborn legacy of my hippie past?
How to install spray foam insulation for a high-performing and healthy home
A reliable seal that’s resistant to damage from vibration is the right choice for plumbing oil, gas, and refrigerant lines
Residential design tips: freestanding bathtubs add elegance to a bathroom like nothing else.
This industry veteran has devoted a 20-year career to building smaller homes that are not only architecturally designed but actually affordable.
The former unfinished basement now features a custom bar and a Lego collection of 250,000 pieces.
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