Siding & Exterior Trim
Jonathan Fishbeck, CEO of BuilderFish, explains the anatomy of masonry veneer walls that won't trap water and cause rot.
Two packages for high performance homes. Vented and unvented roof insulation retrofits and exterior wall insulation details along with rainscreen wall details for furring strips.
When plumbing lines burst, people notice. Unfortunately, a lot of the moisture damage in houses has nothing to do with bulk water.
I've been using vinyl on the affordable homes I've built over the last few decades for a couple of simple reasons.
Why a rain screen wall is important to the energy and durability detailing on a Passive House.
Insects can get into the little parts of a wall and muck up water and air movement details
Lead-Safe RRP compliance demonstration video.
How to detail the foam at corners and connections when tightening the energy efficiency of an old house
Vinyl siding needs a drainage plane—just like all other siding types do. You must drain the rain—you must have Plan B
If your local molding shop does not have the right quarter-round, rip some PVC pipe on a tablesaw.
It can come from surprising places
Our friend in Victoria BC, the Samurai Carpenter walks us through the timber frame tiny home that he has crafted—much of it from driftwood.
A faster way to build affordable housing in a tropical climate. It is a quick build when compared to standard block and stucco.
Bright and dark colors used to be bad choices for vinyl, but better polymers and manufacturing process have reduced fading, cracking, and expansion.