CB May 2007


The historic details and low-maintenance finishes in this Craftsman-style bungalow show one of America’s most beloved and diverse housing styles can offer custom home owners the best of old and new.

Even though Americans have many good reasons to reduce their dependence on automobiles, our love affair with cars rages on, along with a reinvigorated interest in garages that goes beyond the need for covered, secure parking; tool storage; and dad's workbench. According to NAHB, the percentage of new homes with a three-car garage has doubled since 1991.

Millwork and molding products that were featured in the May 2007 edition of Custom Builder magazine.

These are some of the products that are used in the homes constructed by Arcadia Homes of Pineville, N.C. Included in the group are Typar's housewrap and Icynene insulation.

Whether its hidden from view or celebrated with beautiful architectural details, today’s high performance garage plays a significant role in how the custom home looks and lives. Six industry experts offer their experiences and advice on how to give custom buyers the garage space they crave without sacrificing architectural integrity.

From the May 2007 issue of Custom Builder magazine, here are some of the latest roofing and siding products available on the market.

A look at new water filtration, lighting and window products.


This Month in Custom Builder


Union is an industrial-inspired bath fittings collection from the UK-based brand Crosswater London


Collaboration holds the key to a smoother selections process that satisfies both client and builder

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