Snow and Ice Control

Do Heat Cables Really Prevent Ice Dams?
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Do Heat Cables Really Prevent Ice Dams?

Heat cables may--or may not--be the answer for this wintertime woe, writes... More

Homeowners Deal with Post-Blizzard Headache: Ice Dams
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Homeowners Deal with Post-Blizzard Headache: Ice Dams

A few simple construction techniques can help avoid these wintertime nuisances... More

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Winter-Proof: 5 Tips for Building Homes in Cold Climates Winter-Proof: 5 Tips for Building Homes in Cold Climates

As temperatures start to drop, we've rounded up five cool ways to battle the ravages of Old Man Winter. More

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Buckets of Fun Buckets of Fun

Builders across the country are known for supporting great causes in their neighborhoods and at large. Here, TRI Pointe Homes' co-founders Doug Bauer (ceo) and Tom Mitchell (coo) step up to an ALS ice bucket challenge actually delivered by a front-end loader, as cfo Mike Grubbs officiates. As you may know, the ice bucket challenge is all about naming names. Have a look to find out who Bauer and Mitchell call on to demonstrate big builders' big bucket bravery in hard hats with soft hearts. More

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1Q14 New York City Suburbs Housing Market Analysis

The holding pattern continues in the suburbs outside New York City and in New Jersey overall according to the first-quarter Metrostudy housing market survey. More

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Digging Out From the Snow

Snow or not, most markets suffered an unusually deep slump in sales during winter, but Metrostudy's chief economist Brad Hunter says things are looking up. More

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Tablet Cases for Contractors On the Go Tablet Cases for Contractors On the Go

An electronic tablet offers all kinds of conveniences, but protection against coffee spills, dirt, impact, and weather isn't one of them. Here's the skinny on protective cases. More

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Gear Up Now for Spring Selling Gear Up Now for Spring Selling

A long, cold winter doesn’t have to put a damper on your sales potential. Take some steps now to make sure spring is profitable. More

Get behind the headlines
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Get behind the headlines

The headline data points and the screaming media would suggest that housing's... More

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Take a Peek Inside the 2014 New American Home Take a Peek Inside the 2014 New American Home

Designers offer first glimpse at off-the-shelf interior highlights. More

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