KERDI-BOARD can be used to simply and easily build stable and self-supporting partition and knee walls
Nov 11 2019
Does adding fibers to concrete make it stronger or what?
Nov 4 2019
Ray tracing animations show how sound in an enclosed room reflects off of hard surfaces, creating reverberations and echoes that can make spoken language unintelligible.
Nov 2 2019
Step up your joinery skills with a new woodworking technique
Oct 31 2019
Some original bones and mashed up meat make a door whose secret is safe
Oct 28 2019
Contact between dissimilar metals – like copper fittings threaded into steel pipe or copper flashing fastened with steel nails – sets up an electro-chemical reaction that causes corrosion and leads to failure of the “less noble” metal
Oct 17 2019
Silicosis is a Lung Disease You Get from Masonry Dust—It Can Kill You if you breathe the dust from cutting concrete and masonry
Oct 15 2019
Ridgid Cordless Wet/Dry Vacuum Offers a No-Compromise Battery-Powered Solution
Oct 14 2019
Like billiards, with acoustics it's all about the angles
Oct 5 2019
For historical work, joist hangers won't cut it, so turn to traditional woodworking joinery
Sep 30 2019
Materials absorb or reflect sound, but not all frequencies are the same
Sep 24 2019
Closed-cell spray foam in a two-part froth pack is a fast and effective way to eliminate thermal bridges and air leaks in building assemblies
Sep 23 2019
Replacing a toilet is a task most remodelers will have to do much more than they want to, so get it right the first time
Sep 16 2019
How steel reinforcement makes concrete stringer: by giving it tensile strength. And how to boost tensile strength with prestressing or post-tensioning
Sep 12 2019
Mesh sheeting creates a drainage space between the siding and weather-resistive barrier (WRB) allowing walls to dry much faster which makes them last much longer.
Sep 12 2019
Everything there is to know (well, almost) about blower door testing with a few engineer-y jokes along the way.