How Long Does it Take to Build a House?
Everybody wonders how long it should take to build a house. The answer is simple:...
Island House Makeover: Starts at the Bottom
Coastal Connection follows along as a Maine design/build firm starts a bottom-up...
Custom Modular for the Coast
Modular designers have shown they can provide upscale packages, but are the homes...
Selling the "Design" in Design-Build
A small initial design contract can lead to a big job.
As CEO of Stormont and Company Builders of Kitty Hawk, N.C., Paul Buske builds...
Simple Tricks for Simple Houses
Choosing the right style as a prototype is the key to building a handsome and...
Interview: Attention to Detail
Anthony "Smokey" Saduk, a third-generation builder and carpenter extraordinaire,...
Case Study: Timber Frame Fiasco
The five-year-old house looked fine until they opened up a wall and discovered severe decay. A year later, the building was torn down. Here are the lessons learned.