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For homes under 2000 feet, it’s all about optimizing the appearance of space to create the illusion of a larger living area.
Builders are often thought to be resistant to new methods and slow to change. This is both true and unfortunate, because the legitimate reasons for their attitude are often ignored.
A recently settled lawsuit involving a copyrighted design by architect Matthias Jans, ARA, is again shining light on an old industry problem.
Skeptics take note: You can teach an old remodeler new tricks. Professional Remodeler’s Model reMODEL introduced state-of-the-art business systems and building technologies in a high-end spec...
One of the most successful methods for deterring rainwater intrusion into walls is the rain screen approach.
What do you know about "Universal Design"? Accessible products are marketed to accommodate people with disabilities.
Recessed light fixtures, also called downlights or cans, are popular with homeowners because they provide controlled lighting, have low maintenance, and are somewhat concealed from view.
What do you know about "Universal Design"?
How many doubting looks are cast at the mere mention of fluorescent lighting in a home?
Keeping all those recyclables in your kitchen can be messy and take up too much space; but we all know how important recycling is for us and the environment.
The roots of America's love affair with the porch run deep.
Every new home, in one way or another, reflects its owners and their priorities. After all, this is the true definition of a custom home-- one that is designed to fit the lives of its inhabitants...
How important is good attic ventilation?
You plan to build your dream home.
During the past three decades I have traveled extensively throughout the South, observing thousands of old homes that survive from another era.