Product & Finishes

Modern Farmhouse

Modern farmhouses have soared in popularity lately. These details give the distinct style its fresh appeal.

Architectural Salvage

New isn't always better. If you're looking for unique fixtures to add retro flair to your home, check out salvage shops.

Siding Choices

Siding choices can help you customize a plan. Often they relate to the design and style of your house, as demonstrated in these examples.

New Home Products

David found cool new home ideas at the annual Dwell on Design Show in Los Angeles, plus other product news from the Pacific Coast Builder Show, also held in June, 2017.

Metal Roofs

Rising popularity for this long lasting alternative to typical roofing materials.

Shade Structures

From awnings to sails: ways to provide shelter from the summer sun.

Modern Tile

Tile advice for counters, floors, walls, and more from Heath Ceramics, the famous Mid-Century Modern manufacturer.

Model Home Trends

Boyce asks architect and model home expert Ed Binkley for his take on current home design trends.


Bunkrooms aren't just for dormitories at college or camp -- they're an efficient way to pack more beds into smaller spaces.

New Bath

Cheryl reports on the latest bath trends chronicled by the author of The New Bathroom Idea Book.

Modern Prefab Components

Lydia explains the differences between several eco-savvy prefab building systems.

Bathroom radiant heat

Contractor Keny Grono explains the best way to warm up your bathroom.

Home Trends

From more voice control to smaller home designs, Boyce reports on what's hot this year.

Bargain Home Products

David visits Habitat for Humanity's ReStore to see what home products are currently available and discovers some bargains.

Veneer Stone

Faux stone has improved -- here's what you need to know.

Tent Cabins

Tent cabins provide a quick way to live on your land -- Joyanna explores the options now available.