Sixteen tips and a few good jokes, too
Water and air leaks in a building shell are difficult enough to detail on simple buildings. Complex structures can cause headaches for builders, remodelers, and architects who don't pick up their pens and trace at the design stage.
When plumbing lines burst, people notice. Unfortunately, a lot of the moisture damage in houses has nothing to do with bulk water.
Flashing a humpy old roof valley requires a little give and take, and a backup plan
Roof valleys are like gutters with a steep pitch. Just because they are steep, doesn't mean they're not gutters.
Another use for your broken shovels
#ÜberRoof: A site-built ventilated SIP roof sandwich.
Roofing contractor Eric Garcia walks us (literally) through a low-slope reroof to talk about base flashing, scuppers, and how to detail the corners.
Clay is more durable, concrete is more affordable—both are great choices that will outlive your customer
The original “green roof” technology, thriving in the lush sierras of Tamazula, Mexico