Jul 31 2019
This collection of videos and animations illustrates standard subfloor installation over wood framing and a floating subfloor assembly over a concrete slab (or a 'slabless slab' as the case may be).
May 30 2019
Everything we've got (so far) on flood resistance, cleanup, and recovery.
Apr 11 2019
Walls that can drain and dry last a lot longer than walls that stay wet. An air gap between the siding and sheathing lets both dry independently.
Mar 6 2019
This small video collection covers the basics of installing a roof deck in a place where sideways rain and hurricanes are real. Flashing, taping the seams, and storm-proof shingle starter strips.
Feb 26 2019
Five videos about how to install a subfloor over thick insulation without sleepers. The insulation can be over a concrete slab, or not...
Jan 10 2019
A growing collection of animations, videos, and articles on vinyl siding installation.
Dec 25 2018
Drip edge metal, valley flashing, dormer, chimney, and kickout flashing are types of roof flashing that shed water away from the connections between roofs, walls, chimneys, and other building assemblies
Oct 17 2018
Eight articles, videos, and animations that will help you stay alive and uninjured.
Apr 5 2018
Making a house easy to live in regardless of your age or ability seems like a good idea, but it is rarely done.
Mar 2 2017
18 Videos, articles, and animations showing you how to get through Section 1 of the Energy Star Thermal Bypass Checklist. It is about the continuity between various components of the air barrier system and the thermal envelope.
Jan 31 2017
House wraps and weather barriers can play a critical role in a high-performance wall assembly. In fact, some people consider the WRB to be a BFD.