Andrea Vollf, LEED AP ID+C, shares what green products from the 2012 Greenbuild expo in San Francisco can–or may already–migrate from commercial buildings to the residential market.
Blog contributed by CD Beiler Commercial Roofing For many commercial buildings, a single-ply roofing system is an excellent investment. At CD Beiler Commercial Roofing, we install single-ply roofing systems that are leak-proof, energy-efficient, and durable in any weather condition. Read on to find out more about the versatility and durability of a single-ply roofing system […]
There’s a lot of talk and content being generated about Aging in Place these days. But, what does that mean to your marketing strategy? Like any other market, you should factor in the basics.
Blog contributed by WarmlyYours. A natural stone countertop, whether it’s marble or quartz, can become the eye-catching center of any kitchen remodeling project—but it should always remain an extremely functional element as well. While natural material countertops are certainly visually attractive, their inherent “chilliness” can make them off-putting for clients that want to entertain guests […]
By Maria Lester, LEED AP The building construction industry touches every part of our lives – from our homes, schools and workplaces, to our community spaces and general infrastructure. Beyond doubt, connecting the technology infrastructure to the physical spaces and buildings where we work and live can deliver significant benefits – managing the use of […]
Plastic and synthetic furniture and accessories seem to be the standard choices in many homes. Even if homeowners prefer more natural materials, such as wood, the time investment required to care for wood furniture can be a hassle. This is especially true in areas with high moisture, since water can degrade wood furniture over time. What can homeowners do if they desire the comfort and natural look of wood furniture, without the upkeep?
Yesterday’s shower drain often summons a mental picture of a centrally located round or square slotted metal form for water egress or exit. And even now, those drains have their place. But today, when looks are everything and form follows function, the linear shower drain is gaining fast favor with astute and design-conscious homeowners.
Don’t knock the importance on what your entryway says about your home — timeless, fresh, modern or elegant depending on the style. Many times the first impression visitors receive when entering your home happens before reaching the living room and kitchen.
Whether you’re fond of a kitchen that screams a brilliant red–or you’d rather go for a more subtle pop of color–there are many options for appliances, cabinets, hardware and other accessories.
Mark Scott, president of Longleaf Collection, a North Carolina door hardware manufacturer, discusses what separates his U.S.-made goods from foreign-made competitive products.