Make Bonus Rooms Comfy
Some customers complain that their bonus room above the garage is either too hot...
BUILDER Magazine's Top 10 Elements of Style
Hip, chic, and trendy are great for clothes and cars. But when your product is...
How-To: Drywall Drama
Bullnose corners. Layered geometric patterns. Fiber optic glamour lines and...
Clothes Store: Above Average Storage
If you build entry-level houses for buyers who prefer value to flash, a...
Before+After: Work Triangle
Bob DeHaan was the only contractor who responded to a call about a leak. When Traci Polacco bought her Kalamazoo, Mich., house, she was already renting in the neighborhood. Bob DeHaan used Chief Architect, a program he's used for seven years, to create the design on Traci Polacco's house.
Tornado Points Out Flaws in Home Construction
Shattered homes left in the wake of a Maryland super tornado point out both the...
For residential applications, steel flooring systems require new tools, attention...
EIFS is just one of the products that have cost builders millions over the years. That's why virtually every production builder shares the opinion of Randy Luther, vice president of construction technology for Centex Homes, about new products."
Jeffrey Prostor, president of Brookfield Homes, likes turning the tables. He asks...
The Systems Sub
Custom electronics designer Charles Apostolos is making his first house call of the day, a 160-mile round-trip from his office in Woburn, Mass., to Keene, N.H., to see a potential client. None of this extra work would be necessary had the client thought to bring Apostolos and the builder together sooner.