I'm Blanca Gómez, an illustrator and designer living and working in Madrid.
Energy-monitoring and smart technologies have set up shop in the home, transforming machines for living into veritable living things—with all the bells, whistles, frills, and failures.
Architect-author, Dan Maginn of El Dorado Inc., in Kansas City, Missouri, gives us the inside track on one of his favorite subjects: contractors. Learn what makes them tick, how to work with them, and how to keep all your fingers.
Bid: How much the contractor will charge to build the house. Different than “estimate.” (“Bid” is to “estimate” as “getting wife flowers” is to “maybe thinking about getting wife flowers.”)
Though contractors are unusually deft with tools, accidents do happen. SawStop puts an end to that.
What will the future hold for contractors and builders? We asked three industry leaders for their prognostications.
So you’ve brought home a bumbling new contractor who’ll turn your Ritz into a wreck. How to avoid it? Read on.
So you’ve brought home an ebullient new contractor to turn your wreck into the Ritz. How to do it? Read on.