This Month's Issue: 2014 Remodeling Design Awards

Out of more than 200 entries from across the country, a panel of five judges chose these 18 as winners of the 2014 Remodeling Design Awards

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Today's Stories

Best in Show: Remodeler YouTube VideosBest in Show: Remodeler YouTube Videos

We set out to find the best remodeler YouTube videos. Here are our top choices. Read more

Grandmotherly Advice: Tips for Novice Sales Reps

Sometimes the best lessons in business--and sales--can be learned from those closest to us. Here's what one sales expert learned from watching her grandmother run a clothing business. Read more

How to Know When You've Outgrown Your Home Office

Some people can work successfully from home for years, while others outgrow their home offices. Here are some of the warning signs that you’re ready to move out of the house and into an actual off-site office. Read more

Bullet Tools Centerfire Circular BladeBullet Tools Centerfire Circular Blade

This toothless blade slices through ICFs and foam insulation like a hot knife... Read more

The Saw Horses That "Tri" a Little HarderThe Saw Horses That "Tri" a Little Harder

St. Paul, Minn.-based finish carpenter Brian Campbell developed this handy saw... Read more

19 Hard Things You Need To Do To Be Successful

You have to do the things that no one else is doing--the things that scare you. That's the difference between mediocrity and outrageous success. Read more

Nest and Google: The Connected Home is Coming

By now you may have heard that Google just shelled out $3.2 billion to acquire digital thermostat and smoke detector maker Nest. What does it mean? The connected home may not be as far off as one thinks. Read more

7 Intriguing Home Technology Products from CES 2014 7 Intriguing Home Technology Products from CES 2014

From itty-bitty sensors and processors to a refrigerator you can text with, the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show had plenty of products that will change the way we design and live in homes. Read more

39 Crown Molding Design Ideas

Not all cakes need icing and not all rooms need molding, but both are sweeter--and prettier--with them. Before your clients go throwing up just any old molding, make sure to help them pick out the right style for their next project. Read more

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Privacy Marries Transparency in This Updated Eichler DesignPrivacy Marries...

A remodel softens and deepens the relationship between the... Read more

Natural Light Illuminates 1970s Oceanview Kit House

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

Rustic Aesthetic Meets Artisinal Brews in This Philadelphia Bar

The owners of Philadelphia's Tria Taproom wanted a "masculine" look for the taproom embodied by darker tones and wood grain. The end result is worn-looking and... Read more

Clean & Green: LEED Platinum Home Offers Light and Space

Architect Todd Ray wanted to “… achieve site specificity with a high-performing sustainable residence,” when he undertook the remodel of his own home in Arlington, Va. Read more

#2014RDA: Videos

2014 Merit Award Winner: Samuel Noakes House

A remodel of an 1810 Virginia home illuminates the home’s interesting wood and masonry and converts it into two apartments.

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2014 Grand Award Winner: Row House Basement

Architect Donald Lococo and contractor Michael Myers maximized their tiny Row House Basement in Washington, DC by distinguishing three spaces and integrating clever storage space.

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2014 Grand Winner: Gallaudet University Residence Halls Architect Todd Ray of Studio Twenty Seven... Read more
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7 Intriguing Home Technology Products from CES 20147 Intriguing Home Technology Products from CES 2014

From itty-bitty sensors and processors to a refrigerator you can text with, the... Read more

Kleer's PVC Interior Trim: Versatile and ElegantKleer's PVC Interior Trim: Versatile and Elegant

A variety of trim, moldings, and panel products are available to accent any project. Read more

Smooth Finish: Woodgrain Millwork Uses Eastman Cerfis TechnologySmooth Finish: Woodgrain Millwork Uses Eastman Cerfis Technology

Eastman's technology eliminates the need to sand or apply multiple coats of primer... Read more

Viking Range Introduces French (Door) CuisineViking Range Introduces French (Door) Cuisine

Get high-end professional features from Viking's latest wall oven Read more

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