Video // Roofing, WRB & Flashing

Sheet Metal Secrets: Drip Edge Flashing (jobsite origami)

How to bend a lock-hem drip edge on a sheet metal brake

YouTube // Windows & Doors, Trimwork & Cabinetry

Modern Trim Means No Casing Around the Door—and Tricky Corner Bead

Rather than cover the joint between drywall and door frame, celebrate the gap with an architectural reglet

Video Treats // Framing, WRB & Flashing

The Model ReModel Show: A Sprint to Dry In

Raised heel trusses and a sealed roof deck make a fast energy efficient roof system

details // Concrete & Masonry, Insulation & Air Sealing

Frost-Protected Monolithic Slab

An affordable insulated slab foundation suitable for climate zones 4, 5, and 6

details // Framing, WRB & Flashing, Insulation & Air Sealing

A Slick Transition from Foundation Insulation to Wall Sheathing

Outside insulation is an effective way to keep heat in. The devil is in the details, such as this one

YouTube // Decks & Porches, Kitchens & Baths, Drywall, Tile & Flooring

Trowel and Error: How to Lay BIG Tile

Sloppy mortar application means sloppy tile that #Fails

Video Treats // Framing, Roofing

Homebuilding Smackdown: Science vs. Hurricane

The top reason to study engineering in college: Wall of Wind. Yay Science!

Jobsite Handbook // Insulation & Air Sealing

Exterior Insulation Guide: Cold Climate

Everything* you need to know about adding insulation to the outside of old homes with cold bones

YouTube // Trimwork & Cabinetry

Cutting Crown Molding on the Flat

Countdown of the top 12 pages of 2017: this is #1!

YouTube // Framing, Decks & Porches

How to Attach a Patio Roof to an Existing House

Two videos cover the design questions and construction process of a post and beam patio roof structure  

YouTube // Roofing, WRB & Flashing

Drip Edge Installation on an Existing Roof

A look at types of drip edge flashing, how to cut it, and how to retrofit it to an existing roof​

YouTube // Siding & Exterior Trim, Decks & Porches

2015 IRC Deck Ledger Bolt Placement

The days of staggering bolts every 16 inches or so are over—especially if you want to step down to the deck