12 Safety Tips to Know When Hiring Outside Help | Architectural Digest

12 Safety Tips to Know When Hiring Outside Help | Architectural Digest

When hiring people to come into your home, diligence is important for many reasons. For starters, if you’re hiring someone to help create your dream kitchen or renovate your bathroom, you want to be sure that you’re not hiring an individual or company that will take your money and run. However, you should avoid hiring

Lumber Prices Are Lower, but Your Home Projects Could Still Cost More

Lumber Prices Are Lower, but Your Home Projects Could Still Cost More

Photo: istockphoto.com The skyrocketing price of lumber has dominated headlines in the residential construction world over the past couple of years. However, the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) report shows that the price of softwood lumber fell 23 percent in June. And while that may be good news for anyone planning to build a new

Roku to launch original series ‘Idea House: Mountain Modern’

Roku to launch original series ‘Idea House: Mountain Modern’

1/3 The Roku Channel will be premiering a new home improvement series this Thursday called “Idea House: Mountain Modern.” Photo courtesy of Roku July 25 (UPI) — Entertainment company Roku announced Monday that it would be launching a new original series, Idea House: Mountain Modern, this Thursday. The series, which will premiere exclusively on The

Planning a home improvement project?

Planning a home improvement project?

Breadcrumb Trail Links New Homes and Condos Homes Author of the article: Linda White  •  Special to Postmedia Network This project by MGB Construction Group Ltd. won the 2022 BILD Renovation Award for Best Kitchen Renovation over $100,000. ROBERT HOLOWKA | BIRD HOUSE MEDIA Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia

What Is a ‘Frankenhouse’? These Homes May Be Your Next HGTV Fix

What Is a ‘Frankenhouse’? These Homes May Be Your Next HGTV Fix

Design and home construction experts liken a “Frankenhouse” to a science experiment gone wrong, very wrong. Taking its name from Mary Shelley‘s novel, a Frankenhouse is a property that’s undergone a number of cosmetic or structural changes. In the process, the character of the home is sacrificed and lost. “While a Frankenhouse is not typically

First Came Instagram, Now McQueen Building Co. is Opening an Online Store

First Came Instagram, Now McQueen Building Co. is Opening an Online Store

Geoff and Christine McQueen’s shop will offer a plethora of home decor and furnishings. Established in 2017, McQueen Building Company, a design-build film based in Pittsburgh’s South Hills, came to fruition through the right-and-left-brain of husband-wife duo Geoff and Christine McQueen.  While Geoff got his start in millwork and cabinetry design, Christine used to refinish

Manufacton Strengthens its Offsite Construction Platform with Enhanced QA/QC Workflow

Manufacton Strengthens its Offsite Construction Platform with Enhanced QA/QC Workflow

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Manufacton by ViZZ Technologies, the leading offsite construction platform, today announces the introduction of a stronger, more detailed Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC) workflow to its cloud-based software. This latest enhancement of the overall product offering better integrates compliance and quality into ongoing processes. With the new QA/QC workflow, offsite production teams have

Residential building permits | By the Numbers

Residential building permits | By the Numbers

Addition single/duplex/garage, KP General Contracting LLC, replace rotten deck, 624 Park Ln, Nordquist-Gerringa Helen – $10,000 Addition single/duplex/garage, Freyenhagen Construction Inc, new patio and storage addition on garage, 3719 Hayden Dr, Oswald Rovovable Trust – $50,000 Addition single/duplex/garage, replace existing deck, 2143 St Andrews Dr, Blansett Thomas E JR & Janice – $3,000 New accessory