Windows & Doors
Roof framing, window options, and a mechanical advantage add up to lower bills and a higher quality home
Low-e coatings screen infrared heat from moving through the glass, either inward, outward, or both
Getting silicone to stick to the window and not your finger
Doors are like eyes, or maybe mouths. They tell you a lot about who's inside. Would you want to walk in and get to know them?
When window replacement is not the best option, you can tighten up old windows with weatherstripping
Paint-on waterproofing membrane, physics, and forethought protect an old window—and allow future maintenance—while sealing a big hole in a wet and windy wall
Water often finds its way into holes in the wall. It is your job to help it get out.
It turns out, 5/8 plywood is about the best window insurance you can buy
Putting a window in the hole means sealing around the edges, too
Rather than cover the joint between drywall and door frame, celebrate the gap with an architectural reglet