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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

Remodeler Larry Rych's backyard oasis

Not wanting to obscure any of the view with vertical balusters, Rych used ½-inch tempered glass underneath the 1x6 deck railings. The view of the neighbor’s house, however, was purposely obscured to extend the illusion of a backyard oasis. The 4-by-7-foot cultured stone wall, angled at 45 degrees on the northeast corner of the deck, gives the chef and his guests their desired privacy. 

A Chicagoland remodeler turns his bland backyard into an outdoor oasis

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Custom woodworker Ethan Abramson designed these cubbies to fit an existing under-stair alcove.

Five examples for creating storage when you’re short on space (or just trying to save it)

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Use these tips to increase margins in 2019

Exterior of remodeled home by John Lewis

A new floor plan and various design updates take advantage of this home's ocean views and natural light. Photo: Samantha Magenheim

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Meadolark Design + Build's work runs the gamut of styles. This design pays homage to the mid-century modern home originally on the site (Photo: John Carlson at Carlson Productions).

A scientist and an accountant combine their varied skills in a sustainable building company

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All surfaces of this home in Maine were selected for durability and low maintenance: unfinished wood, galvanized steel, and unfinished concrete. The design is by Caleb Johnson Studio, with construction by its contracting arm, Woodhull of Maine (Photo: Trent Bell).

Homes that meet Passive House standards require less investment in solar to achieve net zero

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An artist's viewpoint and a talented tile setter created these original mosiac designs

Creating drama with wallpaper, slabs, and faux concrete

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.

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