Kitchens & Baths
A closer look at using moisture-resistant materials for wet locations.
The demo digs deep into the house to repair the rubble foundation and rework the workflow
The room where everyone gravitates to should be able to handle the pull
Tight makes right behind tubs and showers—because they can be *ruff* to retrofit
Don't forget to add the drywall thickness to the kitchen plan dimensions for an accurate framing layout. Kitchen plans indicate finished dimensions, not rough.
The biggest hole in the bathroom
If you're color squeamish, don't look at these pictures of plumbing fixtures—
turn away now!
There are always hiccups in kitchen remodels. Here are some field-modification solutions to common installation problems.
Yes. Brett Singer, a scientist with the Indoor Environmental Group at Berkeley Lab explains how pollutants get into the air from cooking and his group's research to clear the way for a rating system for range hoods.
Soffits should be tight boxes hidden in your ceiling.
Why a touch faucet is a great addition to any home and why it should be part of every house you build or remodel.
A 2x4 frame skinned with Luan plywood, simple corner and shoe molding is captured on a helmet cam, 2x4 cam, speed square cam, drill cam, brad nailer cam and panning yard cam edited to high speed process over an acoustic blues tune.