Revving up for the Roundtable

Now that Halloween is over for another year and our clocks having fallen back (You did remember that Daylight...


Zero Hour

According to Builder magazine, Santa Monica, Calif., has become the first municipality to require any new single-family homes constructed...

This is a Newsticker item for Dec/Jan

Last week our clocks fell back into their natural rhythm as Daylight Saving Time ended for another year. Whether...


2014 Roundtable Recap

For the second year in a row, Owens Corning’s Andy Goyda helped attendees better understand how to deal with...

The Fable of the $435 Hammer

This item ran in our “Hands-on Experience” feature in the Oct./Nov. 2016 issue. For the latest new hand tools...

Work Hard, Play Hard

Our July/August 2013 issue was built around the theme of “Work Hard, Play Hard.” Readers from across the country...


 October/November Issue

The Building Science Issue
We look at a dream home that’s also a green home, review some of the latest innovations in building materials and techniques, and regular contributor Frank Condron checks out the hottest new hand tools on the market.

 August/September Issue

Helping Seniors Stay at Home 
Featuring “aging in place” design and home elevators. We also take a look (up) at builders using drones on jobsites, profile a B.C.-based company that creates art out of stone, take a road trip to Baltimore and Milwaukee, and help you keep your cool on the hottest of days.



June/July Issue

Kitchens & Baths – The Outdoors Edition

Including the Durable Dozen-12 long-lasting exterior building products and Boffo Backyards. Plus, we tested three shower system kits, help you get cash for your trash, reveal the latest Recall Roundup, and a lot more.

April/May Issue

It’s our fifth-anniversary, and we celebrated by re-interviewing some past profile subjects to see how their business has changed. Plus, we show you how to disaster-proof your projects.


February/March Issue

Our fifth-annual Money Issue includes a feature on contractors insurance, a recap of our 2015 Renovators’ Roundtable, and lots more.