April 2015 Table of Contents

From the Editor
From the Editor Four Little Words That Can Change Your Career

The death of a "Millionaire Next Door" co-author marks a good time to stop thinking of yourself as being a remodeler Read more

Your Business
New Products by the Numbers Your Business New Products by the Numbers

A quick look at how products are changing the remodeling industry Read more

What the Rodeo's Team Roping Event Can Teach You About Remodeling What the Rodeo's Team Roping Event Can Teach You About Remodeling

Remember these words: Position. Swing. Target. Delivery. Read more

First Smart Phones, Now Smart Homes First Smart Phones, Now Smart Homes

Will this kitchen of the future change the future of building? Read more

Just Because You Own It Doesn't Mean It's Free

Add charges to every job so you can build a fund for replacement tools and trucks Read more

Cover Story: Products
Mix & Match: Texture in the Kitchen Mix & Match: Texture in the Kitchen

You've done the two-toned cabinets. Now play with textures in kitchen design. Read more

Menswear Mix & Match for the Back Bar Menswear Mix & Match for the Back Bar

Suit up! New patterns, colors, and styles lend the refined look of menswear to interior design. Read more

Mix & Match: The Geometric Bathroom Mix & Match: The Geometric Bathroom

Sleek without being stark, these new products offer smooth, geometric lines with a touch of the transitional. Read more

Showpieces for the Home Chef Showpieces for the Home Chef

High-end refrigeration, new cooking technology, and bring your wine glass (you'll need it). Read more

Buyers' Guide: Manufactured Stone Veneer Buyers' Guide: Manufactured Stone Veneer

Stone accents earn an impressive bang for the buck, even if you don't keep a trowel and hawk in your toolbox. Read more

Buyers Guide: Cellular PVC Trim Buyers Guide: Cellular PVC Trim

Wood is still the market leader for exterior trim, but PVC is gaining ground for its workability and low maintenance Read more

Bright, Bold Tones to Color Your Year Bright, Bold Tones to Color Your Year

Give these 2015 Colors of the Year staying power by using the right shades in the right ways Read more

Going Gray? New Gray Products to Look for in 2015 Going Gray? New Gray Products to Look for in 2015

Gray is replacing beige as the new favorite neutral. Here's why. Read more

Can Your Home Be Hacked? Can Your Home Be Hacked?

Your home is smart, but digital criminals may get smarter. Here's what you need to know to protect your high-tech home. Read more

Smart Sensors: The Latest Home-Tech Products Technology Smart Sensors: The Latest Home-Tech Products

The latest connected home products improve home comfort and safety Read more

Home Products Designed With Pets in Mind Home Products Designed With Pets in Mind

Expect the pet-friendly design trend to continue in 2015 Read more

Linear Fireplaces Trend Up—Even Behind Barrier Screens Linear Fireplaces Trend Up—Even Behind Barrier Screens

New ANSI requirements for fireplace screens are intended to keep homeowners safe as projects incorporate more glass-front fireplaces. Read more

Open Wider With Large-Format Windows & Doors Open Wider With Large-Format Windows & Doors

Here are seven window and door options you'll find in the big and tall section Read more

Yours, Mine and Hours: Time-Saving Products Products Yours, Mine and Hours: Time-Saving Products

Time is money, and you can save some of both with these new products Read more

Open the Tap on New Kitchen and Bath Faucet Designs Open the Tap on New Kitchen and Bath Faucet Designs

New models save on water and installation time, but have no shortage of style and thoughtful features Read more

What I Like Favorite Products What I Like

From tried-and-true jobsite staples to products that got them out of a jam one time, here are 15 products remodelers love to turn to Read more

You Built It
Sun-Splashed Basement Provides an Airy Escape You Built It Sun-Splashed Basement Provides an Airy Escape

Sleek accents like frosted doors and a teak wall make this space a stylish hideaway Read more

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