Siding & Exterior Trim
A deep energy retrofit in Concord, MA illustrates everything you need to know to bring a house to energy überville
Plywood and paint make extinguishers what they ain't
Stone masonry is the art of preparing a rock to take its seat within a portion of a structure with perfect composure
How to find a moisture leak on a flat roof with multiple elevations
One of those "If I help, will it save me money?" jobs. But not in a bad way.
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.
From the Earth, basic materials become the building blocks of a home—nature nurtures native spaces.
Little details make a difference in how a siding job looks—and lasts. Sweat the details.
What doesn't kill you makes you stronger
Old walls are wavy. Old walls with a lot of foam on them are easy to make flat.
Stucco is likely to last significantly longer than the decking, so make it easy to replace the decking without disrupting the stucco.
From extension jambs to mullions, begin with the biggest piece and work to the smallest
Felt, furring strips, and flashing keeps rain out of the walls
Each layer reveals personal and technological circumstances