Raised heel trusses and a sealed roof deck make a fast energy efficient roof system
Which will be the brick that broke the camel's back (and by 'camel,' we mean 'OSB' ...)
Mark the trusses before you unbundle them
Draw a full-scale mockup and snap a line with fascia in kind
Continuous exterior insulation means smaller studs and higher performance
A simple stairway Answers the question of why. Why regulations?
Wet wood is a fact of life. What happens to wood that gets wet, is a whole 'nother story
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
Tropical hardwood beams, locally-fashioned framing connectors, and mahogany siding. Who needs a view?
Construction methods differ from country to country but are especially different in Japan.