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More stories about Additions

  • Products

    AC products; interior doors; TrussLock screws

  • Helical Pier Foundations for Problem Sites

    Where space is tight or soils are unstable, building on helical piers can save time and money. A Colorado remodeler who specializes in room additions explains.

  • Business

    Applying square-foot costs, using job descriptions to train and motivate, tracking labor hours

  • Troubleshooting Open Plans

    Over the last ten years or so, residential designers have made tremendous progress in offering open floor plans. Eliminating long hallways and unnecessary walls are both good ways to impart a spacious feel.

  • Clever Storage for Kitchen and Bath

    Rethinking standard cabinet configurations allows you to make use of space that would otherwise go to waste. The owner of a high-end remodeling company provides several examples.

  • Design: Revising a Raised Ranch

    Restyling a raised ranch

  • Design: Dressing Up the Gable End

    Better-looking gable ends

  • In The News

    Buffalo's flawed foundations, soggy building season, blast-resistant insulating windows, sealed crawlspaces, N.Y. scaffold law

  • Become an Award-Winning Builder

    A successful remodeler explains how to go about winning awards and how it pays off in customer trust and satisfaction.

  • Legal: Trade Standards

    Who decides how good is "good enough"?