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More stories about Stone

  • Notebook

    Widespread problem with leaky copper pipes, toxic mold blamed for infant deaths, recharging your NiCad batteries, lumber export fee agreement reached with Canada, U.S. importing drywall from Britain

  • Working With Manufactured Stone

    As a veneer on exterior walls or masonry chimneys, manmade stone looks like the real thing, but without the weight and the cost.

  • Kitchen & Bath: Designing With Countertops

    Countertop strategies

  • Products

    Plastic footing form for sonotubes, easy-cleaning nonexpanding foam, steel frame for pocket doors, new radiant barrier roof sheathing

  • Products

    Adjustable framing hangers, water-proof glue, faux stone veneer, self-clamping junction box

  • Designing Kitchen Islands

    Space constraints and code requirements make it difficult to supply power and water to freestanding cabinets. These solutions will work for both custom and stock cabinets.

  • Q&A: Attaching to Granite Countertop

    Q: What’s the best way to attach a dishwasher to a granite countertop?

  • New England Update

  • Solid Surface Update

    This premium countertop material continues to be difficult to obtain and install without factory training. A Massachusetts remodeler sorts through the confusing array of products and takes a look at the installer certification process.

  • Quick Kitchen Estimates

    Clients often want to know what their new kitchen will cost before they’ve picked cabinets or decided on countertop material — even before they’ve finalized the layout. This unit-price approach will help you produce rough estimates quickly and with a minimum of guesswork.