Cost vs. Value

The 2016 Cost vs. Value report has arrived! Get the latest data on how much to charge for 30 projects in 100 markets nationwide as well as how much real estate experts estimate those projects will increase a home’s value at resale. Read this year’s trends. View historical patterns. Here’s where to start.

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Don't Let Your Desire to Be Liked Stop Your Real Goal: Getting Paid

These 4 steps will help you manage the relationship, not get held hostage by it Read more

Incorporate Copper Into Any Home
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Incorporate Copper Into Any Home

From light fixtures, faucets, and more copper is the next metal remodelers should... Read more

Ohio Program Is Paying to Clean Up Lead Paint in Homes
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Ohio Program Is Paying to Clean Up Lead Paint in Homes

More than $6 million in federal grants is available to help remediate lead-based... Read more

Lead Exposure Isn't Just a Flint Problem
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Lead Exposure Isn't Just a Flint Problem

The story of the poisoning of Flint, Mich.'s water supply and the harm knowingly... Read more

OSHA's Coming Distractions
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OSHA's Coming Distractions

The agency's 2016 agenda has items that will directly hit remodelers. First up:... Read more

The Rising Cost of OSHA Compliance
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The Rising Cost of OSHA Compliance

OSHA’s Catch-up increase could be a bombshell Read more

Customers Out Thousands After Remodeling Business Closes
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Customers Out Thousands After Remodeling Business Closes

Abruptly closing its doors, a Nashville, Tenn. home remodeling business has left... Read more

With More Snow in the Forecast, Are Homeowner’s Decks at Risk?
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With More Snow in the Forecast, Are Homeowner’s Decks at Risk?

Local building codes are designed so that decks can support typical snow loads.... Read more

Five Products to Make Your Jobsites Safer
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Five Products to Make Your Jobsites Safer

Go a step beyond standard safety goggles with these new standouts Read more

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Are You Losing Money By Taking an Insurance Estimate at Face Value?

A coaching client shares two recent experiences with Markup & Profit, on the obstacles that come along with doing an insurance repair project. One was positive, one wasn't. Read more

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Design

Accessible Coastal Home Accessible Coastal Home

A costal Maine home is accessible to visitors of all abilities. Read more

Klub Kitchen

A re-oriented kitchen celebrates the client's love of nightlife. Read more

Weekend Retreat Uses Traditional Materials in Innovative Ways

The 1970s home—once enclosed and introspective—now opens out to embrace the view with plenty of glazing and outdoor living space. Read more

Video

Highlights from the 2016 Cost vs. Value Report What's new in this year's Cost vs. Value report? REMODELING editor-in-chief Craig Webb goes through some of the biggest findings. Read more
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Products

Launching a Marketplace, BuildDirect Wants to Be the Amazon of Home Improvement
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Launching a Marketplace, BuildDirect Wants to Be the Amazon of Home Improvement

Launching an online marketplace for buying home improvement products, Build Direct... Read more

Storage Options: Homeowners Need More than Just a Single Shelf
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Storage Options: Homeowners Need More than Just a Single Shelf

Today’s growing demand for customizable storage systems. Read more

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IBS/KBIS 2016: Day 2 Product Finds
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IBS/KBIS 2016: Day 2 Product Finds

Our editors are still at it! Here's what they found on the floor of the year's... Read more

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