Browsing Tag

remodel

  • Dryrot Roof Repair

    We’ve come across a great houseblog called Remodeling for Geeks. They’ve got instructive photos and step-by-steps for a number of different home improvement projects. One of our favorites is their solution…

  • Notes from a Dream House Diary

    The Kitchen Designer has been an avid reader of the New York Time’s blog the Dream House Diary which chronicles a couples experiences while building their dream house on Anna Maria…

  • Haunted Home Office

    We’re fans of the Haunted Mansion ride at Disneyland but this homeowner took it to another level by transforming his home office into the ride itself!…

  • K/BIS 2008 in Chicago

    K/BIS (Kitchen and Bath Industry Show) is under way in Chicago and the cancellation of more than 1000 American Airlines flights hopefully won’t damper the launch of the show although we…

  • Remodel vs. Tear down

    If you’re new to a fixer-upper, or even if you’re just considering remodeling your old house, you’ve probably addressed the renovate vs. tear down question. If not, now’s the time to…

  • Renovation Consultant for Hire

    As a follow up to Kevin O’Connor’s interview last week a friend sent over this article about Bruce Irving who was the producer of This Old House for 17 years. He…

  • Seven Deadly Sins of DIY

    HGTV of Canada has listed Six Deadly Sins of DIY Projects that we should all be wary of. We would add a seventh called “Expectations” as the honeymoon of a project…

  • Cabinet Question: Face Frame vs. Frameless

    Before selecting color, grade, wood, or knobs, the first choice in cabinet selection should be face frame or frameless (shown) construction. A face frame constructed cabinet is the traditional choice and…

  • Adding a Sunroom

    You’ve still got a couple more warm months to finish those outdoor house projects, but unless you’ve already got the permits, building a sunroom addition may have to wait. But here…

  • Covet Thy Neighbors Remodel

    One of the better Houseblogs we’ve come across is the Constant Craftsman. They’ve got a great lesson of how you can learn from your neighbor but more specifically what you can…

  • Glass Roof Sunrooms

    Take advantage of the early daylight savings and adding a sunroom. We like the glass roof sunrooms but ultimately the design you choose will probably be dictated by the style of…