3D Printing is hereby put on notice that it is not the disruptive sweetheart of the construction world anymore. ROBOTS are everywhere.
Tile, Flooring, Drywall
Mar 4 2020
Dec 17 2019
A perfect storm of missteps causes an unimaginable 'texture'—or did it?
Dec 16 2019
A: Neither. It's a physics problem. The solution lies in carpenters and drywall installers working together.
Dec 2 2019
A master stucco and plaster contractor shows how he repairs lath and plaster problems
Nov 25 2019
Poking holes in plaster walls can leave bare lath flapping and loosens the plaster surrounding the opening. This time-tested repair method restores the plaster wall to good-as-new condition.
Nov 4 2019
Ray tracing animations show how sound in an enclosed room reflects off of hard surfaces, creating reverberations and echoes that can make spoken language unintelligible.
Jun 3 2019
A beginner's tip for straight drywall corners from a drywall pro
May 15 2019
Hieroglyphic marks on the floor prevent deep-state drywall-coverups of electrical workboxes
May 14 2019
A timeless wall treatment that takes very little time to install
Jan 28 2019
Magnets are better than sledgehammers
Jan 13 2019
When shower waste lines take a hard turn, use a floor drain that turns with it
Dec 26 2018
All complex assemblies involving multiple trades demand the critical, and constant, focus of supervisors. Where one trade ends and another begins must show continuity. If you do not build redundancy into the system, you are building in risk.
Dec 22 2018
Long wedges cut from 2x4s are extremely effective for removing difficult flooring. Oh yeah, and don't forget the sledgehammer.
Dec 18 2018
An ideal system for constructing a shower base that's designed to integrate with the Schluter Shower System
Dec 8 2018
Planning the plumbing, pre-fitting pipe, and a series of foam spacers take the pain out of a potential remodeling pain in the neck