Basement

After the Boulder Flood
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After the Boulder Flood

When the flooding stops, the cleanup begins. More

5,000+ Square Foot New Home Starts are On the Rise Again
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5,000+ Square Foot New Home Starts are On the Rise Again

Big homes sport the biggest market share since 2004, and highest total starts... More

The Importance of Inspecting Your Home
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The Importance of Inspecting Your Home

How homeowners can catch early signs of deterioration. More

Why Closed Crawlspaces Make Sense
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Why Closed Crawlspaces Make Sense

In many regions, sealed crawlspaces are an underutilized best practice. More

FourPlans: Friends in Lower-Level Places
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FourPlans: Friends in Lower-Level Places

These hillside homes are ready to party: Your buyers (and their guests) will love... More

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BHA Offers New Basement Egress Certification

Stricter enforcement of basement egress codes calls for specialists More

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FourPlans: Fabulous Basements by Visbeen Architects FourPlans: Fabulous Basements by Visbeen Architects

Architect Wayne Visbeen excels at creating plans that utilize basement space. These four in particular stand out for the luxury and utility that lower levels add to the designs. More

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Millennials in Mom and Dad's Basement ... the Facts Millennials in Mom and Dad's Basement ... the Facts

Trulia chief economist Jed Kolko tries to set the record straight on the "millennials in the basement" phenomenon that has shaken housing punditry to its core. Per Kolko, the share of millennials – that is, 18-34 year-olds – living with their parents reached a many-decade high during the recession. Kolko corrects a few of the whack conclusions The Atlantic's Derek Thompson has been drawing from a misinterpretation of American Community Survey data. A slight hitch in Thompson's contrarianism is that he's wrong. More

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FourPlans: Don Gardner's Most Functional Designs FourPlans: Don Gardner's Most Functional Designs

Since 1978, Donald A. Gardner Architects has delivered popular house plans that beautifully combine stylish exteriors with open, practical-minded interiors. These four plans show off the best of what Gardner designs offer: indoor/outdoor living, space where it counts (in the kitchen and master suite), functional workspace, and lots of storage.Builder House Plans showcases nearly 1,000 plans in the Donald A. Gardner collection. More

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Block Foundation Corners Block Foundation Corners

Correct corner layout is the key to an accurate block foundation. More

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