Concrete & Masonry
Homemade bricks ready to become walls
Kirk Giordanos, aka, Mr. Plaster Fantaster, shows us yet another way to kill time, and amaze your kids, while waiting to get into a job: Spin a hawk on a trowel.
This weekend's video treat is all about suspending gravity with bricks, mortar, and craftsmanship.
The design/build process for a 3-car garage with living space below—Wait, what?
Digging deep around the house is hard, so repair it right the first time, right? #MakeItLast
Jonathan Fishbeck, CEO of BuilderFish, explains the anatomy of masonry veneer walls that won't trap water and cause rot.
"Concrete is a rapacious creditor, it will definitely get its money out of you one way or the other. And if you're not on your game, it's gonna win."
Crawlspaces offer all of the headaches of a basement and none of the benefits.
When the world pushes in your walls, pull it back with helical tieback anchors
Floating on a bamboo raft
Builder's culture shock
Warm and dry basement living space begins with keeping the basement dry—duh. All moisture from outside must be directed away from the interior walls and slab.
A mashup of various footage shot for the Rapacious Creditor series
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