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A Holistic Approach to Bath Design

A Holistic Approach to Bath Design

Designing master bathrooms that meet all of the clients’ criteria – within the appointed budget, on time, within construction constraints, all while creating their dream master retreat – can be a daunting task.

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Vacation home for generations

Vacation home for generations

This is a year-round vacation destination for a large family, plus extended family and friends. The architecture boasts panoramic lake and woodland views through an expanse of windows. The exterior palette of stained cedar, stone veneer and metal roof...

Corporate-wide settlement with Lowe’s protects public from lead pollution during home renovations

April 18, 2014

Lowe’s Home Centers has agreed to implement a comprehensive, corporate-wide compliance program at its over 1,700 stores nationwide to ensure that the contractors it hires to perform work minimize lead dust from home renovation activities, as required by...

Multi-sized tile adds visual interest

Multi-sized tile adds visual interest

The carrara tile was the client’s favorite stone choice and, as such, they wanted it to cover the floor and walls in their newly remodeled 175-sq.-ft. bathroom.

A river runs through it

A river runs through it

The primary design element in this bathroom remodel is a tile river that runs across the floor of the linear space, turns to connect through the shower then pushes across the top of the back wall tile.

Openness and grandeur

Openness and grandeur

Strict budgetary parameters and site constraints limited and challenged design of this home. Although the home’s design stems from the Anglo-Caribbean vernacular, there are modern touches and details found throughout that are distinctive and bold. The...

Home Improvement Spending May See Deceleration

Home Improvement Spending May See Deceleration

April 17, 2014

Predictions show that the home remodeling market should continue to see solid growth, but momentum may moderate in the fourth quarter.

Opus Lav Sink

Opus Lav Sink

From Houzer Inc.

Houzer’s Opus Lavatory sinks are made from stainless steel and are available as vessel, topmount and undermount in oval and conical shapes. The company also offers Hammerwerks copper sinks for a rustic feel, in round or elliptical, as drop-in or...

Understanding the enduring appeal of home styles in a changing market

Understanding the enduring appeal of home styles in a changing market

2014 Top 500 questions - REFERENCE ONLY

2014 Top 500 questions - REFERENCE ONLY

Building a strong foundation

Some of the most rewarding projects championed by NRF members have involved rebuilding the bonds of communities through humanitarian efforts.

10 out-of-the-box lead-generation ideas

Here are 10 out-of-the-box ideas that might generate leads from places you never thought of when the same-old lead-generation tactics you've used for years begin to lose their effectiveness

Clean Water Act Expansion Not the Right Answer, NAHB Says

April 9, 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to expand the reach of the Clean Water Act will increase the cost of new homes without a corresponding benefit to America’s lakes, rivers and other water bodies, the National Association of Home...

Kitchen and Bath Manufacturer Announces New President/GM

April 8, 2014

Hansgrohe announces that Erik Christensen has been selected to take over as company president.

Peg Board Drawer Inserts

Peg Board Drawer Inserts

From Hardware Resources

The new Peg Board Drawer Inserts from Hardware Resources tame drawer clutter and provide a view over stacks of dishes neatly placed in between wooden pegs. The Peg Board Drawer Inserts store away dinnerware or containers with interchangeable pegs to...

Cabinet Components Offer Function & Style

Accessible storage and design simplicity are driving the cabinet component market right now. On the functional end, products that enhance organization, maximize space and make storage easier to access are high priorities. From the fashion standpoint...

Porch unveils premium service for professionals

April 8, 2014

Designers Discuss Long Distance Projects and the Challenges They Present

“ We do take long range jobs.  The difficult part is dealing with a different set of subcontractors that are not up to speed on the details of how I like things done.  The other problem is when I am dealing with a client on a long range project.  The...

Remodelers’ Community Service: Pine Street Carpenters & The Kitchen Studio at Pine Street

Remodelers’ Community Service: Pine Street Carpenters & The Kitchen Studio at Pine Street

NARI elects 2014-15 officers

April 3, 2014

During the 2014 Spring Business Meeting, the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) named immediate Past President Art Donnelly, MCR, CKBR, of Legacy Builders & Remodelers Corp. in Mount Sinai, N.Y. as its chairman of the board and...

NativeStone Bath Sinks

From Native Trails

Pella Windows and Doors Used by Reality Show

April 2, 2014
Industrial Pedestal Sink

Industrial Pedestal Sink

From Stone Forest
Sotria Showerheads

Sotria Showerheads

From Brizo

February KBI sees substantial jump from January

April 2, 2014

Rebuilding together launches national rebuilding month

April 1, 2014