Aug 8 2019
A field-tested collection of videos, articles, and animated details on practical improvements to the framing process that strips out the less-valuable 'advice' often passed on by others
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 12 2019
The Demonstration House debuted at the 2019 International Builders' Show with five sponsors and ten demonstrations over two days. Here's the highlight reel.
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.
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
Dec 5 2018
There are six sections and 22 subsections to the Thermal Bypass Checklist. These 16 videos, animations, articles, and podcasts cover all six sections.
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 8 2018
Seven-part sketchup tutorial with 17 videos covering ground zero (gravel) to final finish. Design on 'paper'—before making sawdust.