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New American Remodel 2019 pool area

Visitors can enjoy the pool from the covered outdoor living room and bar, the second-floor outdoor loft, or an adjacent patio (not shown). The outdoor living room can also open to the great room for entertaining. Remodeler Michael Gardner designed the space so that it gets direct sun in only the morning, minimizing solar gain during the hot Vegas summers.


The 2019 New American Remodel will blend modern design with a farm-to-table lifestyle

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.


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Fully automated indoor hydroponic appliance that allows anyone to grow herbs, vegetables, and microgreens right in their kitchen all year round without pesticides


A seaside retreat follows the Passive House standard to maximize energy efficiency

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