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Like green building, universal design is no longer an unfamiliar concept to home buyers, but they still need sound advice from builders on making their homes livable for as long as possible.
As the housing market comes back to life, a growing number of builders are experiencing a dearth of skilled contractors. And no one in Washington seems to care.
Professional Builder’s House Review design team presents four green homes geared for today’s buyer markets.
For today’s home buyers, there are two primary sources of dissatisfaction. We talked to builders and customer satisfaction experts to find out how they tame these two tigers.
As consumers flock to sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest, more builders are using these tools to reach potential buyers. But is social media a must-use tool in new-home marketing?
The 40 young AEC professionals featured represent the Class of 2012 in Professional Remodeler’s “40 Under 40” competition.
Not fully using manufacturers’ rebate programs is like burning your hard-earned money. Yet many builders don’t utilize these programs to their fullest advantage.
High torque and high impact are key with Bosch’s line of Impact Tough screw driving bits, sockets and hole saws.
This EPS architectural-grade insulation offers superior moisture resistance to XPS products, is available in greater thicknesses, and offers comparable compressive strength.
A full outdoor kitchen is possible with this stainless steel cabinetry from Danver, starting with base units from 12 to 48 inches wide and wall cabinets from 12 to 42 inches high.
The auto-feed attachment on the DS325AC and DS340AC corded screwdrivers removes the need for individual loading of fasteners.
The newest additions to Andersen’s A-Series of windows and patio doors feature Stormwatch protection for homes in coastal areas.
This insulated siding product reduces energy loss in the home due to thermal bridging.
These new fittings — designed for joining cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) tubing in potable water and radiant applications — use the same tools as Viega’s bronze PEX press system.
This new collection from Kraftmaid features an extensive offering of new colors and stains in a blend of contemporary and traditional styles.
Suited for cutting, grinding, and sanding, the W2000 from Metabo sports a three-position side handle for easy vertical or horizontal cuts while keeping a firm grip.
These boards create the look of beveled edge wood with a smooth, brushed finish in vertical siding, porch ceiling, and soffit applications.
The SmartCab Storage System from Hafele is completely customizable with a wide range of inserts available for any configuration.
New colors Bayou Blue, Evening Shadow, Island Palm, and Plantation Teak have been added to the American Splendor Signature Series of vinyl siding panels, joining 20 existing colors.
Twelve pulls and four knobs are available in this decorative hardware collection from Berenson.
With Modena, Azek Deck adds a warm, medium brown shade to its Harvest Deck Collection.
These Energy Star-qualified fiberglass doors are available as a solid, opaque unit or with 3/4-rectangle or 3/4-oval lites.
This compact Spiral Saw from RotoZip improves visibility and accuracy via a built-in dust collection system that minimizes airborne debris while venting dust away from the operator.
The vanities of the Elegant Bath Collection are organized into three suites: Designer Suites, Wall Mount Suites, and Basics.
Quanex’s AirCell insulation protects the elements of the EnergyCore product line, which has expanded to include horizontal sliders, tilt single-hungs, side-load single-hungs, and corresponding...
This exterior door system consists of two perforated, sliding, powder-coated aluminum panels that allow users to have total control over light and privacy levels in the home.
Unlike traditional try squares, Bora’s new 8-in. or 12-in. versions measure more than just 90-degree angles thanks to molded angle guides of 22.5, 45, 67.5 and 90 degrees.
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The International Living Future Institute announced the launch of Delcare, an ingredients label for building products. Declare acts as a “nutrition label,” by providing manufacturers and specifiers of building materials with a list of the...
Comstock Homes of Washington, LC announced the opening of its latest community. Located at 6000 New Hampshire Ave., The Hampshires is a community of 111 single-family homes and town homes in the Lamond-Riggs neighborhood in Northeast Washington,...
According to a release from the NAHB, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) postponed its expansion of the Lead: Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule for public and commercial buildings to July 1, 2015.
The National Roofing Contractors Association has made available A Roofing Professional's Guide to LEED® to help roofing professionals who want to learn more about roofing-specific issues related to the Leadership in Energy...
Professional Builder’s House Review design team presents four green homes geared for today’s...
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To answer the demand for universal design, manufacturers continue to develop products for the...
Generating new-home sales revenue and reducing unnecessary costs are not all that complicated —...
The annual Kitchen and Bath Industry Show took place this week in Chicago, and HousingZone...