Tend to yourself and to immediate danger—and then start planning your comeback party
How to reduce ice dams, improve thermal performance, and boost durability of homes with vented attics
Just because you draw it doesn't mean they'll build it that way. Know what makes sense, what the framer can execute, and forget about designing in two-foot modules
When the humps don't match the bumps, you need a second molding profile—or you can eliminate the plumb cut
Like kitchen & bath remodels, it involves plumbing, ventilation, electrical upgrades, waterproofing, and building inspectors
Cordless nailers are twice as heavy, twice as expensive, and twice as slow as pneumatics. They can also save you 30 minutes per day.
Condensation is when moisture in the air hits a cool enough surface to convert the vapor into water.
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