A better mousetrap that actually catches mice. Or at least pours gas without getting your hands gassy
Rinse off with cold water before the hot shower.
Belt, suspenders, rainscreen, and redundancy make this wall awesome.
A peek at interior and exterior foundation waterproofing in one single house
Tie the walls to the foundation, the floor to the walls, and add shear strength for lateral support
A drone's-eye view of an ongoing remodeling project
Dope details don't just happen; they are planned and executed
Framing a roof with I-joists over the existing roof makes a ton of room for insulation and offers a short lesson in vapor movement through assemblies
Screwing I-joists to the outside of a wall—really—makes a lot more room for insulation on a deep energy retrofit in NW Connecticut
A reusable gun that delivers a top-notch bead of sealant with very little waste
A little soap makes the goop workable and some fine sand makes it less goopy
Sealing the joints between slabs is critical to the longevity of concrete
Offset the joints and seal the gaps to keep air leaks out of the thick walls