Transfer lateral loads to the house with an engineered adjustable bracket-tie for deck joists
Aug 23 2019
The Tyvek weather-resistive barrier can be a water barrier and an air barrier, but it is NOT a vapor barrier
Aug 22 2019
Furring and foam on the INSIDE for better walls in really cold places.
Aug 7 2019
How to dig your way out of a hole with gravity, foundation drainage, and common sense
Aug 5 2019
Careful scribing, a thoughtful process, and a couple of third-hands make multiple-segment faux beams "look like they grew there."
Aug 1 2019
A drum set built from cardboard looks cool, but it also sounds great.
Jul 22 2019
Allowable loads for top-mount joist hangers Installed on steel beams with wood nailers
Jul 15 2019
How to break up a section of roof into equal intervals quickly and accurately
Jun 24 2019
Primer and cement actually weld the parts together. Sharpie lines assure that the parts are welded in the right place
Jun 17 2019
Keep debris out of the fresh concrete and use matching tools for joints and edges that look perfect
Jun 14 2019
A joist hanger that separates floor framing from the wall—before installing drywall
Jun 7 2019
The @EnergyVanguard investigates an attic insulation job in Charleston, SC. #TheBadNews: from zero to nine inches thick in one roof. #BadDogNoBiscuit.
Jun 3 2019
A beginner's tip for straight drywall corners from a drywall pro