Creating a New Foundation for an Old House
Lifting and resupporting an early-1800s home on a tight site.
Boston Harbor Lighthouse Gets A New Owner, And A Future
Special-effects expert Dave Waller has a new project to keep him busy in his spare...
Drying a Stone Cellar
Letting the water run through keeps this 200-year-old basement dry.
After supplier quotes for the 1,000 ornamental balusters in a planned luxury home’...
Drywall primer; affordable whirlpool tub; easy replacement windows; quiet garbage disposer; more
Model Home for Sale
Every year since 2001, home builder Cape Associates of North Eastham, Mass., has...
Quality, Schedule, Price: Pick Two
All clients come to the table with a set of unspoken expectations, some of which they may not even be aware of. Because these assumptions will inform every decision they make, it's important to bring them into the open and prioritize them early on. This will help you decide whether you and the clients are a good fit — and it will make the job go more smoothly later on.
Framing a Curved Porch
Laminated beams and PVC trim round off the corner on a new porch for a historic...
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