An #oldschool approach to decorative concrete surfaces
We were setting up our GoPro on the jobsite and shooting time-lapse. But what we found was that we'd get about two hours out of the batties on it, and then it would cut out.
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
For cutting rockwool insulation, retire your old bread knife and pick up a pair of these
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