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A Contemporary Do-Over for a Rotting Window Replacement Job

In the latest series of videos on Build with Matt Risinger, Austin-based builder Matt Risinger works on a stucco and stone house with a major rot problem. Un-clad wood windows were installed facing West towards storms and an unruly sprinkler system, meaning lots of moisture exposure. When paired...

What's Your Replacement Window Type?

Windows can crank, lift, glide, tilt and turn, move up, down and sideways. For homeowners who need to replace windows in their home, it can seem that options for the look and functionality to replace your old windows are endless. The type of product you choose and how it operates will help you...

Family friendly home improvements to consider this year

Consider switching it up and converting your office room into another bedroom, or even a play room for your children where they can store toys, clothes and games consoles.

Before it gets too cold, though, theres just enough time to...

How to Choose A Front Door Color

Perhaps a sunny yellow one at a friend's house makes you feel especially welcome at a cottage-style home. Or, that bright red front door on a neighbor's house lends trend-forward detail to an updated ranch.

The Modern Bucolic

A backcountry house gets the modern treatment with bold vistas and exceptional energy efficiency.

Architect Greg Wiedemann, who completed the project with his firm Wiedemann Architects, describes the house as "a modern...

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