Details in 4D
Roofs peel off from the edges, so it is critical to hold them tight
A retrofit solution that works great for a low-skill workforce—like volunteers
Make a route for drainage, protect the structure, and use water-tolerant materials to rebuild
Peel and stick Z-flashing and some padding pushes a ledger flush with the face of the thick panels. A cover sheet of peel and stick completely waterproof the ledger before the deck is framed
An item on the Energy Star Thermal Bypass Checklist. Item 5.1.2, to be exact ...
Just because you draw it doesn't mean they'll build it that way. Know what makes sense, what the framer can execute, and forget about designing in two-foot modules
Glue the rim joist, caulk the gaps, and overhang the wall sheathing to tighten this leaky building assembly
Two fans talk to each other to replace stale air with fresh air
A 4-Dimensional look at deck flashing that works
Whether using roof trusses or stick framing a roof frame, if you make space above the exterior walls, your energy performance will thank you.