In Print: Home Sense Advice for Homeowners

 

Applied Architecture's principal Michael F. Malinowski, AIA, shares almost three decades of remodeling experience in easy-to-read "reprints" of his popular column HOME SENSE.  The message throughout: bring your heart AND your brains to the remodel process to get the results you want.   

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Skinny Dipping at Home 

Keep Your Eyes on the Job

Avoiding Change Order Nightmares: Part One

Avoiding Change Order Nightmares: Part Two

Talking the Construction Talk

The Construction Numbers Game

They Don't Build Them the Way They Used To

How to Ruin Your House

How to Get Quality

Remodeling Your Home: More Good Reasons NOT to Remodel

When the Bugs Come

Everyone Else's Job: Part One

Everyone Else's Job: Part Two

Your House Has a Face -- Is it Smiling? Part One

Your House Has a Face -- Is it Smiling? Part Two

Your House Has a Face -- Is it Smiling? Part Three

Nasty, Dark Places

The Best Time to Remodel

In Defense of Lawns

Design for Kids: Part One

Design for Kids: Part Two

Design for Kids: Part Three

Design for Kids: Part Four

Does Your House Have a Surprise for You?

Exploding Boxes

Getting Your Cabin Ready for Snow

The Hidden Meaning of Cracks

Keeping Cool at Home: Part One

Keeping Cool at Home: Part Two

Framing Options: The Sweet Smell of Lumber

Framing Options: Glu-Lams, LVLs, OSBs, and Steel

Framing Options: Steel Framing in Your Home

Framing Options: Is Today's Lumber Funky?

Keeping Your Pipes from Freezing

Proportion at Home: Does Your House Have a Balanced Fit?

Remodeling -- Cost versus Value: Part One

Remodeling -- Cost versus Value: Part Two

Remodeling Your Home: Does it Make Sense For You?

Remodeling Your Home: Reasons to Remodel Good and Bad

Remodeling Your Home: Good Reasons for Remodeling

Remodeling Your Home: More Good Reasons to Remodel

Smart Shopping Plans and Specs: Part One

Smart Shopping Plans and Specs: Part Two

Smart Shopping Plans and Specs: Part Three

Speak Up: Communication During Your Remodeling Project  Part One

Speak Up: Communication During Your Remodeling Project  Part Two

Trees and Houses Go Together

The Ups and Downs of Stairs: Codes & Function

The Ups and Downs of Stairs: The Beauty and Function of Stairs

Your Construction Team

Doing It Yourself 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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