Construction Planning

Construction planning sounds dull compared to swinging a sledge hammer at a wall, but it is far more important. Construction planning lets builders estimate and purchase the correct amount of tools and materials needed for the job at hand.

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Tips for Installing Vinyl Siding

You love your home, but you're getting a embarrassed about the condition of its exterior. The paint is peeling and flaking in some parts -- so much so that it looks like you're not taking care of your house. It might be time to consider vinyl siding.

How Home Floor Plans Work

Investing in a newly built home is a large undertaking, both emotionally and financially. When dealing with a project of this magnitude, one of the first tasks you'll come across is creating the home's floor plan.

Should I put quartz countertops in my kitchen?

Granite countertops don't come in the delightfully unnatural colors of 1960s orange or candy apple red, which is why many homeowners opt to install quartz in their kitchens. What else does quartz offer?

10 Questions to Ask a Prospective Contractor

Hiring a contractor can be similar to acquiring a brother in-law, except that when it comes to a contractor, you're the one who gets to do the choosing -- not your wayward little sister. What do you need to know before you hire one?

Top 5 Kitchen Building Trends

Whether you're a master chef or you just want a kitchen that makes it look like you are, it's helpful to know the top trends in kitchen design. What looks and technologies made our list?

Why does a flooded house need to be torn down?

If you face the massive task of cleanup and decontamination after a flood strikes your house, you may be tempted to demolish the structure and start over from scratch.

10 Major Construction Mistakes

Renovating your home is a big job. But making a mistake before or during construction can make the job even bigger. Here are 10 to avoid.