REMODELING GUIDESKnow Your House: The Steps in Finishing a Basement
Learn what it takes to finish a basement before you consider converting it into a playroom, office, guest room or gymFull Story
GREEN BUILDINGInsulation Basics: Heat, R-Value and the Building Envelope
Learn how heat moves through a home and the materials that can stop it, to make sure your insulation is as effective as you thinkFull Story
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Have you found a treasure, large or small, when remodeling your house? We want to see it!Full Story
KNOW YOUR HOUSEKnow Your House: The Basics of Insulated Concrete Form Construction
Get peace and quiet inside and energy efficiency all around with this heavy-duty alternative to wood-frame constructionFull Story
BASEMENTSBasement Transformed Into a Serious Library and Living Space
An architect installs extensive bookshelves and a kitchenette on the lower level — with a bedroom suite on the wayFull Story
BASEMENTSTricky Basement Bathroom? Cool Design Opportunity!
Have some fun with your bathroom design while getting all the venting, privacy and storage you needFull Story
BASEMENTSDesign Workshop: Is It Time to Let Basements Become Extinct?
Costly and often unnecessary, basements may become obsolete — if they aren’t already. Here are responses to every reason to keep them aroundFull Story