IBS Preview: Six New Outdoor Products
Catch a first look at these new garage door, siding, and decking products that...
Modular System Makes Quick Work of Rooftop Decks
The grid-based system installs easily without a lot of mess or noise.
Screened Porches are a Hot Summertime Upsell
This time of year, screened porches are in demand. Here are some tips for easily...
Turn That Hot Deck Into a Shady Porch
Designing a porch to complement a home’s architecture leads to add-on sales that...
7 Building Products That Can Accelerate Completions
As your crews are stretched thin and production times lengthen, BUILDER's Products...
IBS/KBIS 2015: Day 2 Product Picks
Editors Lauren Hunter, Laura McNulty, and Tim Regan push farther into the show...
Attaching Deck Rail Posts
Most states now require a specific bolted connection on decks. Here’s a look at how it’s done.
Positive Attachment Detail for Decks
Decks often collapse when the ledger attachment to the main house fails; as such, codes require the 'positive attachment' detail.
21 American Products for American Homes
It's easy to think large companies can just outsource their products, but these building products - from large and small manufacturers - are all American-made.
Tips for Building Arbors
Functional, customizable arbors are popular and serve numerous design needs.