How to Trim a Window with Pressure-Treated Pine

General Contractor Jeff Sweenor explains how to use pre-primed, pressure-treated pine for exterior window trim and door casings

Idea House 2017 | Multi-Tasking Mudroom/Laundry

See how the combination laundry, mudroom and pet-washing station at the TOH 2017 Idea House perfectly combines efficiency and style.

Idea House 2017 | Smart Home Solutions

Simple to use, easy to install, and value enhancing—check out the innovative smart systems at the TOH Beach House

Idea House 2017 | All About Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF)

Cranking up the comfort in the TOH 2017 Idea House

Idea House 2017 | Ground-Floor Living

A multigenerational home, the Beach House was designed in such a way that all the living could happen on the first floor. In addition to the first-floor master suite and ground-level laundry room, there are many thoughtful aging-in-place design features. Let us show you around.

Idea House 2017 | The Reveal

An update of a classic seaside architectural style, our Rhode Island Beach House is built for easy living, with a flexible layout that can welcome multiple generations. Read on for more information about the house and links to photo galleries

Idea House 2017 | Coastal Colors

Interior Designer Denise Enright discusses the coastal-inspired palette of the Rhode Island Beach House

Idea House 2017 | Beach House Tour

Inside and out, and throughout every floor—take a complete tour of the TOH Idea House, with builder Jeff Sweenor

Idea House 2017 | Beds of the Beach House

The TOH 2017 Idea House features three unique bedrooms–so naturally, it needed three unique beds!

Idea House 2017 | 360° Interactive Video Tour

Take a 3D virtual stroll through the TOH Beach House at East Matunuck, Rhode Island!

Idea House 2017 | The Bunk Room

With seaworthy style, built-in bunks, and a suspended swing chair, the third floor bunk room at the TOH Beach House is sure to be a favorite with younger guests. Come on up, and take a look around! Update: This room is a winner of the National Association of Home Builders Design Committee's Best in American Living™ Awards! Congratulations to the Idea House 2017 team!

Idea House 2017 | The Game Room

Part game room, part gathering place: welcome to the most entertaining room in the house

Idea House 2017 | Second Floor Tour

Heading upstairs, visitors will find an open, airy common space that branches off into two distinct guest bedrooms, and a shared bath with laundry en suite

Idea House 2017 | Outdoor Living Reveal

The TOH Beach House features multiple spaces for outdoor living, each with its own distinct look and all easily accessed from inside. With plenty of colorful, coastal-inspired furnishings and accessories, we’ve created unique spaces from the front porch to the backyard, perfect for entertaining, relaxing, and dining. Let’s take a stroll

Idea House 2017 | A Day at the Rhode Island Beach House

Work is under way at our 2017 Idea House in Rhode Island, where traditional architectural features combine with modern building techniques to create a family home with a relaxed coastal sensibility