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Keep the Wood Out of the Water: Design Solutions for Keeping Grade-Level Framing Dry Keep the Wood Out of the Water: Design Solutions for Keeping Grade-Level Framing Dry

Some design detail options for keeping wood framing and siding well above soil level in a situtaion where the grade level makes this tricky. Read more

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Air It Out: Opening up an Old Kitchen Air It Out: Opening up an Old Kitchen

Large windows update the kitchen and bring in light and ventilation. Read more

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Fitting Dormers: Adding a Dormer in Keeping With the Style of the Existing Home Fitting Dormers: Adding a Dormer in Keeping With the Style of the Existing Home

Consider the proportions and style of the rest of the house when adding a dormer to the attic. Read more

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Neat and Trim: Window Trim Design Basics Neat and Trim: Window Trim Design Basics

Plain or fancy, there are a few basic considerations for the design of window trim. Read more

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SketchPad: Suites SketchPad: Suites

One of the most popular remodeling projects is the creation of a separate living suite within or attached to the main house. Read more

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