Everything we've got (so far) on flood resistance, cleanup, and recovery.
Mar 13 2019
The first step in a superinsulated house with double stud walls is framing a basic 2x4 exterior wall. So we shot that.
Mar 6 2019
This small video collection covers the basics of installing a roof deck in a place where sideways rain and hurricanes are real. Flashing, taping the seams, and storm-proof shingle starter strips.
Jan 31 2019
When temperatures drop, propane heaters show up on jobsites. That's when fire danger creeps up ...
Jan 13 2019
Dec 29 2018
Like farm to table for building materials—a tour of Amazon trees and lumber
Dec 25 2018
Less is more, more or less. And now it is codified.
Dec 22 2018
Long wedges cut from 2x4s are extremely effective for removing difficult flooring. Oh yeah, and don't forget the sledgehammer.
Dec 3 2018
Glue and screw the second subfloor layer to make a rock-solid insulated floor in a slab on grade home
Dec 1 2018
The first layer of subflooring sits atop thick foam insulation and a plastic vapor barrier
Nov 8 2018
ProSeries fasteners are high-grade, code-compliant, structurally rated for builders, remodelers, deck builders, and pro-sumers
Nov 2 2018
The floor system should not cause a bump in the wall
Oct 30 2018
From the subfloor builders trust, for the flat-out best, quiet, stiff floors.
Oct 30 2018
Repetitive tasks with reasons behind them consolidate into a squeak-free subfloor
Oct 26 2018
The first sheet sets the layout
Oct 25 2018
MiTek’s Hardy Frame Offers New Lateral-Load Resisting Solutions, Rounding Out a Complete Product Line
Oct 9 2018
Drainage and airspace allows liquid water to drain out and air to circulate
Sep 17 2018
A jig and a few tricks to help you make shims of any length to straighten crooked framing