Consider leftover pieces of marble and granite for smaller kitchen or bath countertops; they're usually less expensive than new stone slabs.
It calculates your solar energy savings. Plug your address into this new Web app to find out what your roof can do for you.
Boyce reports on new home products at the recent Pacific Coast Builders Conference.
Boyce lists the top home trends apparent at this year's Pacific Coast Builders Conference (PCBC) in San Diego.
The newly launched Brillo home automation system from Google prompts some practical advice for selecting the right device or system for your needs.
Patios help the house expand. Here's a range of cool outdoor living spaces and hot amenities to help you celebrate the beginning of summer.
Bunkrooms aren't just for dormitories at college or camp -- they're an efficient way to pack more beds into smaller spaces.
Sourcing locally-made home products makes for a lower carbon footprint as well as easier support if needed.
Brightly hued hardware and a wide variety of new and recycled woods are options for today's sliding barn doors.
Architect Bud Dietrich explains how different budgets affect the way you outfit the same kitchen.
Add warmth and style to your backyard this summer with the right outdoor fireplace, fire bowl, or fire pit
Architects and designers offer their tips for making your outdoor space more comfortable, stylish, and fun.
We all know that digital technology has transformed photography and the music business. It has also transformed the ceramic tile industry, creating new and intriguing possibilities for home interiors.
Experts at the 2014 Home Builder Show listed new home buyer trends, including rising interest in sound proofing, matte finishes, maximizing storage, and more.
Six new brick and stone products to consider for your new home, from pavers to walls.
What you need to know about large tall sliding glass doors: materials, cost, energy-efficiency and more.
Explaining the age-old rules governing the dimensions of interior trim pieces -- for function and beauty.
An introduction to the most common styles of interior trim, from Colonial to Modern.