Remodeling/Historic Preservation

Making a Large Opening in a Narrow House
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Making a Large Opening in a Narrow House

Builder Rob Corbo tackles a project requiring a two-story masonry opening to help... More

Curbless Shower Retrofit
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Curbless Shower Retrofit

Curbless showers continue to grow in popularity, for reasons of both aesthetics... More

A Net-Zero Addition on Cape Cod
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A Net-Zero Addition on Cape Cod

A Cape Cod remodeler stresses airtightness and rooftop solar panels in a bid for... More

Island House Makeover: Starts at the Bottom
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Island House Makeover: Starts at the Bottom

Coastal Connection follows along as a Maine design/build firm starts a bottom-up... More

Creating a New Foundation for an Old House
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Creating a New Foundation for an Old House

Lifting and resupporting an early-1800s home on a tight site. More

A Historic Building Gets an Energy Upgrade
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A Historic Building Gets an Energy Upgrade

Satisfying the commissions while bringing an 1840s building up to 21st-century... More

Troubleshooting a Kitchen Remodel
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Troubleshooting a Kitchen Remodel

Twists and turns in a complex kitchen installation call for constant... More

Retrofitting a Steel Header
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Retrofitting a Steel Header

Installing the two-piece assembly one C-channel at a time made it easier to... More

Replacing 18th-Century Windows in an Historic Stone House
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Replacing 18th-Century Windows in an Historic Stone House

Threaded rod and epoxy secure the replacement windows in this historic stone... More

Shoring a Sagging Floor
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Shoring a Sagging Floor

Use the right tools and a methodical approach to get the job done quickly. More

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