Plumbing without pain: fast water heater installation is as simple as mark, push, and check for leaks
Extreme heat and humidity can drive moisture deep into framing cavities which can cause mold, rot, and structural damage
Seal holes in the air barrier with gasketed workboxes
Your electrician can make the insulation work better and easier to install
Making vinyl siding look great by eliminating ugly J-channel
Rinnai uses the cold water line as a recirculating loop to save the cost of adding more plumbing
Q: How many holes will Matt cut before finding the leak?
A: As many as it takes!
Keep mechanical equipment within the envelope to improve the quality of houses and homes
Sometimes a cowboy is better off with a mule...
Push to connect SharkBite fittings make the exterior water fixtures fast and clean to install: no solder, flame, primer, or glue needed
The first in a series of 'Basics' videos on residential electricity. This one is on receptacles.
A flexible drill bit you can knock together in your shop
Direct the heat toward the feet
The physics and mechanics of turning cold water into hot showers
#TheHardWay, the easy way, and the in-between way
To suck air from under a slab, the slab must be airtight
On the Job Tip: Look before you leap
Like kitchen & bath remodels, it involves plumbing, ventilation, electrical upgrades, waterproofing, and building inspectors
Calcium carbonate builds up in the bottom of the water tank and reflects the heat back against the glass lining. This reduces the efficiency of the heater and shortens its life.
Soffits should be tight boxes hidden in your ceiling.