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More stories about Whole-House Remodeling

  • By Design: Using Steel Sensibly

    Using steel beams for maximum headroom

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  • By Design: Sharing Bath Space

    Adding a second bathroom

  • Strictly Business: Presentation Books

    The presentation book as sales tool

  • Kitchen and Bath: Room for a Bath

    Spacious and simple master bath

  • A Remodeler Takes On New Construction

    New construction ought to be easier than remodeling. But as one remodeler discovered, building a house from scratch has its own set of problems.

  • Notebook

    Marketing on the Internet, steel doors may present safety hazard, new NAHB performance guidelines, standard remod-eling contract offered

  • Profiting From Insurance Work

    Insurance repair jobs usually go to the lowest bidder. But when nature wreaks havoc, the rules change. An upscale remodeler tells how he learned to love insurance work.

  • Fifteen Rules of Remodeling

    Taking care of business before, during, and after the job is the key to good referrals and repeat customers. A veteran contractor discusses fifteen ways to keep your customers happy.

  • Remodeling Basements

    To the homeowner, finishing the basement is an obvious way to gain extra space. To the builder, however, the project is fraught with problems, from moisture and code restrictions to beams and mechanical systems that are in the way. Here are some tips from a builder who works down under — for a...