Best Practices

Custom Builder's articles, surveys, ideas, trends, and tips on best practices for residential builders, remodelers, and architects serving the residential construction industry.



Will Duderstadt
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Facebook, Twitter, Instagram: Do custom builders need any of it? A web maven offers advice

Curbless shower, no door, bench seats at each end

Photo: Boulder Creek Neighborhoods

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Jim Murphy
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Guaranteed maximum price contracts require a true team effort and an open-book policy

The upper courtyard and garden of Quarry House, protected from Connecticut seacoast winds, offer an imtimate place to sit, says architect John Tittmann. The home, which sits on a granite ledge, was built by Brian Maresca of Guilford, Conn. Photo: Robert Benson Photography

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Building a foundation on a challenging site takes planning, patience, and a collaborative attitude

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FALL 2021

This Month in Custom Builder

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The French luxury switches brand Meljac has developed a new solid brass collection in collaboration with Australian designer Marc Newson.

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The HS300 whole-house HEPA filtration unit is designed to be installed directly onto the return air plenum of forced air heating/cooling systems.

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