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Kitchen and great room with sliding doors open to terrace

The kitchen and great room open to terraces that capture sublime views of northern California's wine country. Decorative ceiling trusses are a nod to the home's original Craftsman style, but these living spaces have a contemporary flavor. Photo: Tim Maloney/Technical Imagery Studios


Building custom homes in out-of-the-way locations poses many challenges, not the least of which is septic

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Remodeling Market Index recedes slightly in second quarter


The second quarter results of the Remodeling Market Index (RMI) slipped under pressure from a softening labor market, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), dropping two points to 45.

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Case Design/Remodeling awards home makeover to community volunteer


This summer, the home of U.S. Army veteran Gary Gaal will be transformed with a low maintenance, energy efficient, beautiful exterior by Case Design/Remodeling Inc.


Here's how the woodworkers at Sweet Timber Frames in Mount Desert, Maine, create mortise-and-tenon joints.


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The Dorrance collection of bath accessories includes a wall-mounted faucet, tub fillers, and bidet and shower sets


Custom home builders share how managing client expectations can eliminate drama and create a better customer experience

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