KB Tests the Limits of a Sustainable Production Home
With its new demonstration project, the California-based builder has taken water consumption to a new low.
Readers Choice: SharkBite Plumbing System
These push-fit quick-connect plumbing fittings might be the easiest way to join water distribution pipes.
Editor's Picks 2012
Builder products editor picks his favorites of 2012.
Ridgid's Manual Hydraulic Bender
This tool makes it easy to bend black and stainless steel.
The New American Home 2012
The White Box returns with an abundance of glass and priority on performance.
If a pipe's leaking while the house is still under warranty, it's likely that the seeds of the problem were planted during construction.
Standard Pacific Buys Beazer's Orlando Land for a Song
In a sign of the times, the lots sold for less than half of what Beazer bought them for in 2005.
Logi Plumbin Looks Pretty Smart
Shorter pipe run lengths optimize installation costs.
Lenox Tight Spaces Tube Cutter
The Tight Spaces cuts copper pipe in cramped locations.
Porter-Cable PC14CTSD Chop Saw
The PC14CTSD chop saw handles professional tasks but is priced affordably.