Features

Roof Insulation
Vital foam-roof upgrades add comfort, lower utility bills, and enhance your home's value
Eichler Whole-House Insulation
For your roof, glass, and walls, the key to lasting satisfaction is to boost the R-value
Demystifying Remodeling
Five key questions to demystify home renewal—from personal vision to budgeting and beyond
Plan for Remodeling Design
Design-planning do's and don'ts: at the crossroads of home improvement fulfillment
Choosing the Right Contractor
Advice from a practicing contractor: an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of grass cloth
Eichler Exterior Upgrades
From fencing, siding, lighting, and doors—refreshing a facade without denying its spirit
Eichler Garage Doors
With this solution in hand, there's no need to abandon your home's original garage doors
Eichler House Numbers
Essential tips and a homegrown method for restoring an important detail to your exterior
Modern Address House Numbers
Making a simple statement on the front façade of your home that is attractive, crisp and unpretentious
Roots of the Eichler Gable
The soaring central peak took the Eichler design to new heights—with drama and greater buyer appeal
Eichler Subdivisions: Eichler's Early Years: 1951-'52
Award-winning experiments of design innovation—touring Eichler's early California subdivisions
The Mystery of the Eichler Atrium
An inside look at the 'hole in the house' sheds light on when and how the Eichler atrium was born
The House that 'Home' Built
When national TV put Eichler Homes at center stage with the ambitious "House that 'Home' Built" program
Architect Aaron Green
When Joe Eichler met architect Aaron Green—a 'lost' Eichler development that broke the design mold
Meet Builder Robert Rummer
Much more than a coincidence—when the Eichler modern aesthetic rose up in the suburbs of Portland
Image That Moved Eichler
Touching image of inspiration that stirred Eichler's soul—two boys, two races, one poignant photograph
Architect A. Quincy Jones
Touring California with architect A. Quincy Jones—the remarkable modern designs of Jones & Emmons
Eichler's Atherton Home
Bound for glory: the original Atherton home in which builder Joe Eichler relived his F.L. Wright experience
The 'Life' House
Eichler meets revered architect Pietro Belluschi—and builds a multi-level showpiece for Life magazine
Last Days of Eichler Homes
A great building machine hits rock bottom—when Eichler's urban high-rise gamble toppled his company