Home Improvement

Tips and solutions for preserving your Eichler or other MCM home

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
Modern Gardening: Rooted in Chinese Culture
Chi-minded gardening dynamo turns her Davis Streng home into a tranquil healing haven
Choice Window Treatments: Curtain Call for Comfort
Reducing exposure to unwanted glare, heat and the eyes of the world
Modern Water Features
Going with the flow: mood-setting water features bring drama, movement, sound to a modern home
Wall Art: The House Awakens
Taking on the challenge of dressing your modern home with 'Eichleresque' art
Thermador Ovens and Cooktops
Saluting Thermador: As the oven-cooktop king turns 50, we return to the roots of Eichler home cooking
Space-Saving Solutions
Storage by design: custom space-saving solutions for kitchen, halls, bedrooms, garages, and more
Energy: Sun Power Rising
Solar technology hits a new plateau in the face of rising electricity costs and greenhouse emissions
Roofing Survival Guide
Re-roofing your modern home: useful tips and roof systems to get the job done
Your Eichler's Mahogany Paneling
Setting the tone with your interior wood paneling: do you restore, replace, paint, or cast it aside?
Hot Trends in Home Theater
New technology and pricing make the ultimate media room an inviting proposition
Modern Lighting
Beyond the globe: modern lighting solutions that accent your home and brighten your life
Leak Detection Experts
Meet the 'leak detectives' and their ultra-modern devices that sniff out holes in your home's pipes
Lead-Safe: At What Cost?
EPA's new lead-safe requirements are bound to impact your remodeling plans and budget
Best of the Best: Kitchen Contest Winners
Our kitchen-remodel contest champs—two Palo Alto Eichlers in the winner's circle
Modern Kitchen Renewal
Recipe for makeover: modern homes that restore joy, functionality, and style to the mid-century kitchen