Home Improvement

Tips and solutions for preserving your Eichler or other MCM home

Let the Sun Shine in
Best bets for new skylights: bringing greater light, ventilation, energy efficiency and views to your home
This Kitchen Does It All
CA-Modern 'Best Kitchen Remodel Contest' winners the Cissons continue to be inspired by an inventive design
New Faces for Old Roofs
How evolving technology and new code requirements are adding years to the life of the roof over your head
Clean As Can Be
12 helpful hints to turn your home's spring-cleaning into a thorough, easy project
Those Dirty, Rotten Beams
It's time to clean up their act—and bring back the natural beauty for good
Power Up
As your home's electrical demands climb, its aging original system edges deeper into the danger zone
Beefing Up Home Security
With residential break-ins on the rise, here are today’s most effective ways to keep burglars away from your door
Makeover Challenge
Four 'Best Kitchen' competition finalists showcase our readers' most beautiful, functional and modern kitchens
Miles of Tile
From natural to high-tech, here's our roundup of the best flooring options for your next home makeover
Ditching the Old Flame
In-the-know guide to upgrading your tired original radiant-heat boiler with today's super-efficiency performers
Tweet Treats
Modern houses and feeders for our fine, feathered friends
Cooking on the Wild Side
Sizzling summery secrets to turn an outdoor kitchen into a special space for all
'Smart Homes' for the Average Joe
Home automation used to be for the wealthy—but not anymore
Décor at the Core
Accentuating what's unique about your modern home and the people living in it
Resurrecting the Desert
Staying true to mid-century ethos, remodelers return to 'home bones' for a fresh, new look
First Impressions, Simple Statements
Renewing garage and entry doors with neighborly good looks and in line with the modern streetscape aesthetic
Bathrooms on the Rebound
Giving life back to the mid-century modern bath -- remodeled projects, new products and tips
Hues That Say You
Colorful splashes, mid-century inspiration that set the tone for your modern home
Gear up
Bringing together your home office with ten choice, new products
Cool, Cool Concrete
A blank canvas you can walk on...that's ultra-modern, eye-catching, low maintenance and energy efficient