Residential Construction

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New-Home Trends by the Numbers

An interactive look at data from the U.S. Census Bureau's new Single-Family Houses... More

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Can Roofers Help Homes Survive Tornadoes?

Using hurricane-area construction standards on inland homes could make a... More

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Tudor in the Tetons: Architect Mitch Blake Gives His Tudor Home a Modern Twist

A 1980s Tudor gets a fresh face and some skillful additions to modernize it while... More

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WI, FL Remodeling Projects Win Home for Life Awards

Pros from Wisconsin and Florida won Home for Life Awards from the National Association of Home Builders Remodelers for a pair of projects that exemplified excellence in aging-in-place and universal design principles. More

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Increase Profits: Home Performance for the Long Haul

Instead of trying to create a separate business or division focusing on home performance, perhaps remodelers should incorporate the principles into all their work. If there are incentive programs that help offset some costs, thatís a nice bonus, but home performance remodeling can provide long-term benefits for everyone involved. More

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Four Seasons Sunroom Group Aims to Build a National Remodeling Organization

Coming one step closer to achieving its goal of building a $500 million remodeling group that will include manufacturing businesses that can be integrated into the company, Latium USAócorporate parent of the Four Seasons Sunrooms†franchiseóannounces its acquisition of Metal USA Building Products. More

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Where and How To Look for a Good Hire

A Tennessee remodeler has rebuilt his staff by recruiting college graduates who don't know his business but have the drive and aptitude to learn. More

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Fix Lead-Paint Rule, NAHB Remodelers' Chief Urges House Panel

The chairman of NAHB Remodelers called on a House subcommittee to alter the government's lead-paint rule so that it stops restricting consumer choice, quits relying on faulty testing equipment, and doesn't get expanded unduly into commercial space. More

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How Energy Codes for New Buildings Can Apply to Existing Homes

Using the International Energy Conservation Code as a guide for improving existing buildings. More

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