WRB & Flashing
Stucco is likely to last significantly longer than the decking, so make it easy to replace the decking without disrupting the stucco.
Walls that can drain and dry last a lot longer than walls that stay wet.
Crawlspaces offer all of the headaches of a basement and none of the benefits.
When plumbing lines burst, people notice. Unfortunately, a lot of the moisture damage in houses has nothing to do with bulk water.
Insects can get into the little parts of a wall and muck up water and air movement details
How to detail the foam at corners and connections when tightening the energy efficiency of an old house
Dealing with dips and making clean overlaps
The biggest crack in the house, revisited for #ThrowbackThursday
Wrapping an old house in a blanket of insulation is a no-brainer when you're replacing the roofing and siding anyway
Covering the roof of an old house with a blanket of insulation makes the house more comfortable and it cuts energy use.
The second layer of foam is the air barrier and drainage plane.