A tight path to the outdoors keeps the indoors fresh and you can call it a day because you’re one step closer to the Energy Star.
Tight makes right behind tubs and showers—because they can be *ruff* to retrofit
Two packages for high performance homes. Vented and unvented roof insulation retrofits and exterior wall insulation details along with rainscreen wall details for furring strips.
Retiling a tub surround is a common remodeling project because tubs have a track record for quitting early
How to detail the foam at corners and connections when tightening the energy efficiency of an old house
Warm and dry basement living space begins with keeping the basement dry—duh. All moisture from outside must be directed away from the interior walls and slab.
Wrapping an old house in a blanket of insulation is a no-brainer when you're replacing the roofing and siding anyway
The WRB is a BFD when choosing where to put the window
Integrating a new drainage plane into an existing one is not as easy as it looks on a phone, but you've got to start somewhere, right?
It's easy to air seal the middle of the wall where there are no gaps, cracks, or joints. The edges are a different story, especially when one edge is wood and the other is concrete.