Open floor plan thumbnailThis whitepaper is for carpenters who know how to install trim already – not for beginners. We developed this trim method, called the Speedy Trim Out Method, many years ago. It’s been a great help, and we use the abbreviations and basic method for almost any kind of cut list. Check it out on our resource site, RemodelerBiz. I think you’ll learn a lot from this article. Click here to learn more.

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Layout with Postits 8Recently posted on our resource site, RemodelerBiz.ScientificRemodelingSystem.com, an article called Non-destructive layouts on walls using Post-its®. If you are interested in how to lay out stair brackets, picture hooks, towel rods, grab bars, etc., without messing up a finished surface, check this article out. It’s a pictorial step-by-step how-to for skilled carpenters as well as DIY’ers. Leave a comment how you do this.

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Video

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Check out this video on our resource site RemodelerBiz.ScientificRemodelingSystem.com and see how we combined this simple addition to an older home. You’ll love the simple, clean lines, and how well it fits the older home. Click the image to go to the video.

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“A good home must be made, not bought.” ~Joyce Maynard in Domestic Affairs

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Did you know that the iPhone has an angle finder built right into the operation system?

Well it does, and here’s how to find it:

Stay tuned for more “Apple Pie” screencasts. How sweet it is!

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A Challenging Project

Low ceilings, a 2-story structure above, and the client  living above us – these were just some of the challenges we faced.

We were blessed with a client that could afford some complex solutions, which is how we went from this:

the existing basement before the home theater

to this:

finished home theater

Click here to see all the photos and find out how we worked through this excellent challenge with good design and lots of know-how.

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I know I haven’t posted in a long time, but the drought is over for now, and I’m back at the keyboard.

I have been archiving and organizing all my projects documents and photos, as well as all my personal documents and photos (which I’ll tell you about later), and they have inspired me to show you some interesting design ideas and procedures.

This particular project was for a young couple who lived in a two story home. The wife was an artist and needed a bright, open, inspiring room where she could create her lovely paintings. We were presented with a approximately 12 x 12 bedroom on the 2nd floor, with a small window in the outside wall. [click to continue…]

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In the Trello Project Management System For Remodelers, each project is an Organization in Trello. This allows you to compartmentalize the information you need to manage your projects. I’ll be showing you how to use each of the typical boards within the Organization (henceforth called project). In this video you’ll discover how to use the Post-Project Phase board of the Trello Project Management System For Remodelers.In the previous Trello article, you discovered how to use the Wrap-Up Phase board.  Each project will have 6 boards in it:

  1. Design Phase
  2. Hand-off to Production
  3. Rough-in Phase
  4. Trim-out Phase
  5. Wrap-up Phase
  6. Post-Project Phase

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In the Trello Project Management System For Remodelers, each project is an Organization in Trello. This allows you to compartmentalize the information you need to manage your projects. I’ll be showing you how to use each of the typical boards within the Organization (henceforth called project). In this video you’ll discover how to use the Wrap-up  Phase board of the Trello Project Management System For Remodelers. In the previous Trello article, you discovered how to use the Trim-out Phase, organizing, scheduling, and completing all the items in the trim-out phase of the project.  Each project will have 6 boards in it:

  1. Design Phase
  2. Hand-off to Production
  3. Rough-in Phase
  4. Trim-out Phase
  5. Wrap-up Phase
  6. Post-Project Phase

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Before you begin, click here to set up your own free Trello account. In the Trello Project Management System For Remodelers, each project is an Organization in Trello. This allows you to compartmentalize the information you need to manage your projects. I’ll be showing you how to use each of the typical boards within the Organization (henceforth called project). In this video you’ll discover how to use the Trim-Out Phase board of the Trello Project Management System. In the previous Trello article, you discovered how to use the Rough-in Phase board. 

Each project will have 6 boards in it:
  1. Design Phase
  2. Hand-off to Production
  3. Rough-in Phase
  4. Trim-out Phase
  5. Wrap-up Phase
  6. Post-Project Phase

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