KB Home Adds Microban Door Hardware to Healthy Home Options

KB Home Adds Microban Door Hardware to Healthy Home Options

You may be passing germs every time you enter and leave high-traffic rooms in your home.

Infographic: A window to making homes more energy efficient

Developers of single- and multifamily homes these days strive to make them as high performing as possible. Doing so comes with considerable benefits for both builders and buyers: Lower energy expenses Healthier indoor conditions Less maintenance Higher resale values Windows...

Renovation Projects That Return the Best ROI

Adding space or comfort, or getting rid of problem areas like a leaky roof may drive upgrading your home. If that's the case, you may not care as much about resale value. But home renovation projects can also pay off...

Retrofitting: A Short Guide To Renovating An Older Home For Energy Efficiency

Retrofitting: A Short Guide To Renovating An Older Home For Energy Efficiency

Modern building materials and technology have resulted in new homes that are far more energy efficient than those built even a decade or two ago.

Frameless Sliding Glass Wall Designed to Tackle the Weather (Video)

Frameless Sliding Glass Wall Designed to Tackle the Weather (Video)

Keeping the weather outside while maximizing the views from the inside has always been at the heart of every glass wall system.

5 Green Home Improvements That Can Help Sell Your Home For More

Making green improvements could significantly pay off at resale time.

Picking Energy-Efficient Doors That Amp Up Curb Appeal

Picking Energy-Efficient Doors That Amp Up Curb Appeal

First impressions count for a lot. In your home, what’s the thing most people notice first? Why, your front door, of course! Exterior doors also happen to be an important factor in your home’s energy efficiency.

Amazon Alexa Controls Smart Locks

Amazon Alexa Controls Smart Locks

The integration between Kwikset and Amazon Alexa devices offers homeowners even more convenience.

Top 3 Areas for Home Energy Waste

Top 3 Areas for Home Energy Waste

A common way people like to improve their home’s energy efficiency is by purchasing Energy Star appliances. These new additions will cut energy use and cost while providing tax breaks, making it easy to see why they are so popular.

New folding glass walls blur the line between indoor and outdoor living (video)

New folding window wall systems from NanaWall help bring homeowners to blend indoor and outdoor lifestyles.

9 home upgrades that pay you back

The April/May issue of AARP The Magazine discusses 9 home upgrades that increase the value of your home the most. Here's a look at the best places to invest in your home. If you're like many people 50 or older, your biggest asset may not be your 401(k) or IRA.

New design allows folding doors to stack flat (video)

Folding window walls are becoming a popular upgrade to many homes, but the folded windows can interfere with furnishings and traffic flow. To address the problem, NanaWall Systems introduced the industry-first FoldFlat® design, which allows glass wall panels to fold...

Large sliding door now moves at the touch of a switch (video)

Large sliding doors are finding their way into more residential and commercial projects as people want a greater connection with the outdoors. Marvin Windows and Doors' Ultimate Multi-Slide door has been one of the products that has risen to meet...

Hurricanes, Forest Fires & Bears, Oh My! Nanawall launches bear-proof folding glass wall

Hurricanes, Forest Fires & Bears, Oh My! Nanawall launches bear-proof folding glass wall

There’s nothing like a house in the woods, until it’s discovered by bears.

 Take control of home security with smart lock and video doorbell

Take control of home security with smart lock and video doorbell

With a video doorbell, homeowners can see and speak with whoever is at the door via the app, then quickly lock or unlock their door from their smartphones.

Home makeover winners working on building envelope (video)

Home makeover winners working on building envelope (video)

A weather-tight home is the goal, as a combination of roofing, housewrap and accessory products are installed on the exterior of the winner's home.

Marvin sliding door adds disappearing screen option (video)

Marvin sliding door adds disappearing screen option (video)

Blending indoor and outdoor living spaces is a fixture in today's homes.

 Hot new design trend: indoor barn doors (photos)

Hot new design trend: indoor barn doors (photos)

Barn doors in the house seem to be having a bit of a moment right now.

How to Boost the Resale Value of Your Home

How to Boost the Resale Value of Your Home

Home buyers want to feel they’re getting something special at good value, and sellers want the highest possible return on investment.

New line of high performance windows offers Passive House option

New line of high performance windows offers Passive House option

A new entrant in the high-performance window markets is bringing a European flair to the U.S. market.

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