Table of Contents September 2012
House of the Month
Pocket doors, sliding window walls, and openness to the outside offer privacy and a connection to the outside on an infill lot in Venice, Calif.
The fridge comes with ActiveSmart tech to keep food cooler.
It provides four times more water coverage than other brands.
These meters can measure distances up to 330 feet.
The plumbing camera system allows contractors to inspect lines up to 200 feet in length.
The air tool sander features a built-in regulator to control speed.
The Lydney offers an industrial-style aesthetic.
The OT-LC offers space for 75 hand tools.
Avalon allows screwless installation.
Make or Break
Four owners customize their systems and floor plans to meet the needs of a changing buyer base.
Architect Michael L. Woodley offers up a few ideas of how to make a little bit of land go a long way.
Industry officials are perplexed at Obama's and Romney's unwillingness to assume leadership positions on this sector's problems.
Three projects show how to accommodate several generations in one home, with a balance of privacy and togetherness.
The goal, since all concrete cracks, is to provide a planned place for that to happen, called a contraction joint.
NAHB Research Center Corner