Posts Tagged 'renovation'

Home Renovation and Indoor Air Quality

Whether you're adding a room, installing new carpet, or painting, you're putting yourself and family members in potential harm's way if you don't have a mitigation plan for off-gassing, dust, [...]

Staging Your Home to Sell After Remodeling

You'd be surprised at how many people decide whether to buy your home based on their visceral reaction some 15 seconds after walking in the door. And that's if they've [...]

Government Issues Warnings on Chinese Drywall

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued an immediate advisory that thousands of American homes that contain Chinese-manufactured drywall may emit hazardous levels of hydrogen sulfide-up to 100 times [...]

Green Roofing with Structural Insulated Panels

For those of us who think "green," there are energy-efficient products for constructing walls and roofs that reduce valuable wood usage and provide overall reductions in heating and cooling costs. [...]

Assembling Your Plumber's Toolbox

If you're a staunch do-it-yourselfer, you don't want to scrimp on plumbing tools. Like most every tool in the box, when it comes to plumbing tools I've found that the [...]

There's Money in Your Basement (Remodeling Project)

If you're looking for a good return on a large remodeling effort this year, consider finishing an empty basement space. While the return on investment (ROI) for remodeling always fluctuates [...]

Bravo for Undermount Sinks

Undermount kitchen sinks are rapidly becoming more common in kitchen remodeling plans than traditional top-mount bowl sinks. Made in a variety of sturdy materials, they really add pizazz to a [...]

Repurposing Historic Buildings

Instead of building a new home, many people are taking old buildings and repurposing them for their needs. It creates a unique space, helps preserve historic buildings, and minimizes waste [...]