Ranch remodel reclaims open space
It wasn't the size of the 1950s ranch house that proved to be the problem for the...
Remodeling designs as intellectual property
Architect Alan Freysinger was far from pleased when a design review board in Whitefish Bay, Wis., raved about his plans for an extensive home remodel in the wealthy Milwaukee suburb. That's because the homeowner ó Freysinger's ex-client ó was passing off Freysinger's work as his own.
Clients learning on the job
Whoever coined the expression “What you don't know won't hurt you” obviously never had a kitchen or bathroom remodeled. Yet even proactive clients who have done their research don't know everything that they will face.
Closing a sales deal
When it comes to sales, Bill Simone of Custom Design + Construction leaves nothing...
Corner boards: Woven corners: Mitered corners
Let's take a look at three common corner details used with wood siding: corner...
Four conceptual sketches
Four conceptual sketches addressing the entry and window plan for this remodel's...
Remodel of a 1970s A-frame house
Disaster provoked it. And at the outset, disaster could have been scrawled all...