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International Builders Show – IBS 2014 Photo Gallery

International Builders Show – IBS 2014 Photo Gallery

Over 100 photos from this years Builders Show in Las Vegas.

A Las Vegas Adventure in House Painting

A Las Vegas Adventure in House Painting

Painting a whole house is an exciting project but can also be a headache. Our friend in Las Vegas shares his adventures in house painting.

IBS 2013: First Impressions

IBS 2013: First Impressions

The Builder’s Show is back in Vegas and IBS 2013 is looking better than ever.

Restoring a Fabulous Mid-Century Ranch House in Las Vegas

Restoring a Fabulous Mid-Century Ranch House in Las Vegas

Everyone knows that the housing industry in Las Vegas was one of the most overinflated and hardest hit in the country. A result of this has been a massive stock of foreclosed and empty homes which have been ripe for opportunistic renters as well as squatters. Our friends recently took […]

A Blast with a Bulldozer at Dig This in Las Vegas

A Blast with a Bulldozer at Dig This in Las Vegas

Oh Vegas…We love you. From the Pyramids to Paris you never cease to amaze us so it’s fitting that you’re pushing the boundaries once again on what a theme park can be by serving as the home of Dig This. The latest Vegas draw is on the dirty side but […]

Celebrating New Years in Las Vegas and Beyond

Celebrating New Years in Las Vegas and Beyond

We welcomed 2011 with family, friends and a trip to the Nevada desert and a night in Las Vegas. We’re sharing our travel tips and a few photos from the weekend. Las Vegas Travel Tips 1. To avoid the LA traffic crush heading to Vegas on Friday afternoon or returning […]

Home Builders Tempt with Justin Bieber Tickets

Home Builders Tempt with Justin Bieber Tickets

Home Builders are always seeking fresh new ideas when it comes to promoting and selling homes so why not latch onto the hottest thing on the planet which is, Justin Bieber. KB Home offered visitors to any Las Vegas-area community before July 5th a chance to win four tickets to […]

Ready for the National Hardware Show

Ready for the National Hardware Show

Next week we’ll be attending the National Hardware Show in Las Vegas and we’re looking forward to sharing our favorite finds in tools, materials and of course hardware. There are a few highlights from the show that we’re looking forward to checking out. Tailgate Display and Party The National Hardware […]

Las Vegas City Center is Boom Boom Pow

Las Vegas City Center is Boom Boom Pow

While attending CES last week we took a brief diversion to checkout the newest addition to the Las Vegas skyline, City Center, which bills itself as “Capital of the New World”. That’s quite a boast in a city built on big claims but after walking through Crystals (only 40% occupied), […]

Las Vegas Boom Now has some Construction Workers Gone Bust

Las Vegas Boom Now has some Construction Workers Gone Bust

We want to highlight how the construction slowdown is effecting peoples lives especially in what used to be hot markets such as Las Vegas. No other city could match the commercial building frenzy that Las Vegas was able to sustain from the early 90’s until 2007 but now that many […]

Top Chef Doesn’t Do BBQ

Top Chef Doesn’t Do BBQ

On a personal aside, the Bravo reality show Top Chef filmed an episode at our ranch this summer and it aired last night. Great to see friends and family as guest judges enjoying ceviche in the desert (not really). We were pining for primo steaks and tasty beans but that […]

Las Vegas McMansions are Shrinking

Las Vegas McMansions are Shrinking

> Las Vegas has seen unprecedented growth for the past 20 years but this year the state of Nevada has dropped to 8th place on the list for growth with Utah taking the top spot followed by Arizona. What is more alarming is that new home prices have dropped to […]

Midcentury Ranch House Marvels

Midcentury Ranch House Marvels

After leaving the chilly confines of NYC there’s nothing better then spending the holidays in Tucson and Las Vegas with a day in Mexico thrown in for good measure. Our friends in Las Vegas are renovating their 1940’s ranch house and have introduced us to a magazine called Atomic Ranch […]

K/BIS 2007 Recap

K/BIS 2007 Recap

The 2007 Kitchen/Bath Industry Show wrapped up yesterday in Las Vegas and we’ve got some recaps from a couple of our favorite editors/bloggers. Kristen Mucci of This Old House has been covering the tradeshow from the TOH Hardware Aisle. This is her 7th year attending and one of the larger […]