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A place for books, wine, and paperweights

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A hidden library door gives this new custom-built house the quirkiness of an old home.

BGD&C Mudroom

Photos: Nathan Kirkman

Creating a home where children and adults can feel comfortable in all spaces

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Illustration: Sergev Nivens/Stock.Adobe.com

We ask custom builders: If you could redo your first house or revisit the first years of running your business, what would you do differently?

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Dura Supreme Cabinetry has launched a new selection of stains.

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StoneImpressions’ Medina patterned tiles are available in Carrara marble or limestone

Phylrich faucet

Phylrich’s contemporary Stria collection of faucets

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Photo: Blake Mistich Photography

From a space to stow the Christmas tree to an island with cookbooks

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Valuable insights Architect Robert Hidey gleaned over decades of residential design experience

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Michael Lehrer, FAIA

President

Lehrer Architects

Architect Michael Lehrer on great windows, hand-built models, and builders with high emotional intelligence

Mansion exterior green gables design & restoration

Photos courtesy of Green Gables Design & Restoration

"You never want to get to the next phase and realize somebody's not happy."

 

Videos

Mark Richardson, CR on New Partnership with Professional Remodeler and Professional Builder

Case Design Remodeling co-chairman Mark Richardson recently joined Professional Remodeler and Professional Builder magazines as a columnist. Richardson takes a moment to describe the partnership and a vision for the residential construction industry.

Selling Strategies

Mark Richardson on sales strategies in today's environment.

Submitted Video: Habitat For Humanity's Builders Blitz Day 2 - Meeting Energy Star 3.0

Tapco Group's Kelly Warren discusses Energy Star 3.0 with the lead contractor for one of Habitat for Humanity's Builder Blitz 2012 homes. Habitat's annual Builders Blitz has a goal of building 200 homes in one week.

Submitted Video: Habitat For Humanity's Builders Blitz Day 4 - Gideon Pointe Neighborhood

Tapco Group's Kelly Warren talks with Bob Calhoun, executive director of Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity, about the 40-home Gideon Pointe neighborhood under construction by Habitat for Humanity in Wilmington, N.C.

WINTER 2019

This Month in Custom Builder

Products

Dura Supreme Cabinetry has launched a new selection of stains.

Features

A hidden library door gives this new custom-built house the quirkiness of an old home.

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