Last month, I attended NAHB’s midyear meeting in Miami and had the pleasure of sitting in on a presentation by Daniel Swift, president and CEO of Des Moines-based architecture group BSB Design.
A home's doors are used, first and foremost, for privacy and security, but can also be decorative accessories. Not only do they give you a first impression of a room, they can add subtle detail to the design.
There are a number of reasons builders might make the decision to switch building products, materials, or systems. A different product may offer first-cost or labor savings over your current product. Or perhaps it will make your homes more energy efficient or green, and thus more marketable to potential buyers. Regardless of the reason, switching products does pose risks and challenges for builders.
Designed to complement the growing popularity of higher ceilings and grand entryways, Therma-Tru’s Fiber-Classic Mahogany Collection is available in an 8-foot height, along with the traditional 6 foot 8 inches.
The editors of Professional Builder and Professional Remodeler magazines are in search of the latest “breakthrough” products for the residential construction industry for our annual 101 Best New Products report.
ODL has introduced a new sliding patio door with blinds between the glass that offers homeowners control of light and privacy.
Pella Windows & Doors’ Pella 350 Series vinyl sliding patio door is designed to provide homeowners with an attractive focal point for their home that not only improves the view, but also helps reduce their energy bills.
Pretty-up those featureless white spaces in front of the garage. C.H.I. Overhead Doors' new 5000/5100 Series Pan-Overlay Carriage House door features environmentally friendly accent battens over a wood grain embossed steel base section, creating an authentic carriage house style with a dual-tone look.
Stacked or pocket? Either configuration is fine with Marvin's Ultimate Lift and Slide
Want the realism of wood without the maintenance issues?
VSW65 Single Track Slider wood frame, individual panel sliding door system
The 370 Series Courtyard Collection from Overhead Door was developed to bring the curb appeal of the custom carriage house garage door to more homeowners. It includes polyurethane insulation to keep those pesky elements out. It also features a great wood look and operates almost silently — helpful for homes with living space above the garage.