Counting down the top 15 pages of 2016. This one is #6. A perfect storm of missteps causes an unimaginable 'texture'—or did it?
A hole saw and a scrap of drywall make an invisible patch that is fast and invisible. Did we say invisible?
Seven tips for a better installation and some advanced tile saw acrobatics, too
7 less common (but potentially problematic) shower waterproofing situations
All complex assemblies involving multiple trades demand the critical, and constant, focus of supervisors. Where one trade ends and another begins must show continuity. If you do not build redundancy into the system, you are building in risk.
A beginner's guide to drywall installation
A hidden funnel between inside and out dumps water into the wall
A closer look at using moisture-resistant materials for wet locations.
Letting the brick dry evenly is the key for old masonry walls that want to leak less energy
Field-testing a tool pick from the National Hardware Show
In places where climate zones are irrelevant, form follows function, and the function includes kicking back
The simplest arch isn't always the best choice
Plywood and paint make extinguishers what they ain't
A Haiku to go along with a photo in hullhistorical's Instagram feed
Miters vs. butt joints
On the Job Tip: Look before you leap
Like kitchen & bath remodels, it involves plumbing, ventilation, electrical upgrades, waterproofing, and building inspectors
A: Neither. It is a physics problem. The solution lies in carpenters and drywall installers working together
With blower door tests in the building code, it is up to more than just the insulators or the GC to deliver results: many trades have a stake.