houses

  • BuildZoom Connects Homeowners With Contractors For Remodeling Projects, Doesn’t Charge For Access Or Leads

    BuildZoom Connects Homeowners With Contractors For Remodeling Projects, Doesn’t Charge For Access Or Leads

    Y Combinator-backed BuildZoom, a new service to help homeowners find licensed contractors to help them with their remodeling projects, is today making its public debut. The startup’s database now contains every licensed contractor across the U.S. – over 2.5 million of them . Users can search this database, drilling down into categorized contractor profiles which are enriched… Read More

  • This guy is building Top Gear's James May a Lego house

    This guy is building Top Gear's James May a Lego house

    We’re normally not too keen on Lego stuff, but we’ll make an exception in the interest of camaraderie. Plus, it involves James May from Top Gear, a show we can all get behind (even if I don’t know a darn thing about cars!). Right, so architect Barnaby Gunning designed a real house out of Lego. No, not a “Lego house,” that is, a Lego house for Lego people, but a… Read More

  • Electronic House's 'Home of the Year'

    Electronic House's 'Home of the Year'

    Sure, 2009 isn’t even halfway over yet but that didn’t stop Electronic House from crowning a winner in its “Home of the Year Awards.” It’s a quaint little 7,000 sqare foot spread located in the Hollywood Hills with none other than a dedicated game room complete with one of those triple-screen racing simulators like we saw at CES this year. Read More

  • Greening the geek house

    Greening the geek house

    Go downstairs and check out your power meter. It’s probably spinning frantically. Why? Because you’re blowing electricity out of your home theatre set-up and home office like a fiend. Don’t worry: I’m doing it to. We all are. It’s the cost of staying online and entertained these days and, sometimes when I’m in the basement, I kind of get a twinge of… Read More

  • And I Thought Apple Fanboys Were Bad

    And I Thought Apple Fanboys Were Bad

    Windows Home Server? If Microsoft Built Homes [TechEBlog] Read More