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Good Bones: The French Country

This is by far my favorite style. It brings back memories of my summer in Paris while I was a student of architecture...

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6 Surefire Ways to Know When It’s Time to Replace Your Windows

It may seem like a daunting question, but you don’t have to be a contractor to know how to make this decision. We’ve ...

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The NAHB Studies Characteristics of Single-Family Homes

Smaller footprints will remain popular beyond the recovery, and many other luxury amenities are becoming more rare. T...

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Good Bones: Low Country

As an architect in the southeast, I have the fortune to design many Low Country style homes. I can’t help but be atta...

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One Step at a Time: To Phase or Not To Phase

In the contracting business, there are few things I enjoy more than a phone call from a satisfied customer asking to ...

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Blending old and new techniques for long-term performance

The Proud Green Home at Serenbe is a marvel of high-performance residential construction

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Curb appeal: Always the hottest home improvement trend

The busy home remodeling season is a great time for homeowners to focus on increasing curb appeal.

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Curb Appeal 101

Curb appeal is king. According to a 2013 report done by the National Association of REALTORS, 71 percent of homeowner...

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Your Window Glossary

Review our listing of common window terms and phrases.

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