Author: J. Jerrald Hayes

Remodeling 101: The Difference Between Chevron and Herringbone Patterns – Remodelista

An intersting but hardly minor difference and distinction via Remodelista. Remodeling 101: The Difference Between Chevron and Herringbone Patterns – Remodelista We love our readers. Not only are they often smarter and more knowledgeable than we are, they also have no qualms in letting us know when we’re wrong-always pushing us to be at the top of our...

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Charles & Hudson | DIY, Design, Home Tech Blog

Charles & Hudson was, at least for me, one of the original home improvement website/blogs on the internet and I have been following it for years. To the very best of my knowledge, there is no Charles and there is no Hudson, it just a classy sounding name and the site is produced by a fellow named Timothy Dahl. The site has been featured in Real Simple, the Washington Post, and Martha Stewart’s Sirius radio show. Charles & Hudson | DIY, Design, Home Tech Blog From sawdust to smart homes, bringing you the best for your home since...

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Simple Techniques for Lowering the Cost of Zero Energy Homes – Zero Energy Project

While the house here is part of a project in San Joaquin County CA many of the engineering principles remain the same. I discovered this via a FaceBook post from WolfWorks out of Avon CT (down the road and around the corner from me) who wrote (the emphasis is mine): I think they forgot about making it beautiful! That said, all these principles are applied across the board on all our projects. Simple Techniques for Lowering the Cost of Zero Energy Homes – Zero Energy Project In an effort to find ways to make zero energy homes more affordable, San Joaquin...

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Designing Your Perfect House: Lessons from an Architect by William J. Hirsch Jr. AIA

I just discovered a book by Architect William J. Hirsch Jr. AIA entitled Designing Your Perfect House: Lessons from an Architect (November 1, 2008) that I think is a great book on the thinking and planning process for prospective new home builders (and contains design advice that is certainly useful for remodeling too). The author Mr Hirch can also be found on the web at: Facebook: William J Hirsch Jr. Inc AIA – Home Houzz: Designing Your Perfect House: Lessons from an Architect William J. Hirsch Jr., Inc. – Design Solutions to Lifestyle Challenges and another site entitled: Expert Home Design, Kitchen Design, & Bathroom...

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