Not So Big Remodeling: How to Achieve Big Results on a Small Remodeling Budget

These simple but clever ideas can help transform your ho-hum residence into a place of delight.

BEFORE: Greening this little house also provided an opportunity to improve its looks. What appears to be wood siding is actually 4-by-8-foot fiber-cement panels with caulked joints concealed by battens made from wood fiber and recycled plastic.
Photography By Randy O'Rourke