An interesting project that requires redundant water management detailing
The underlayment is the water control layer; valleys, crickets, and chimneys are the most vulnerable spots
ZIP Stretch tape stretches this builder's expectations and wins him over
Tape layers should overlap shingle-style up the roof
The nuances of measuring is what separates the kids from the carpenters
Decking the field and delegating responsibility
Snap a line and stick to it
Which is better, a brick wall that stands for more than 800 years, or one that lasts 50 years?
Walls that can't dry will rot
Sometimes a blade thickness is waaay more than you need to cut off. If you need to take 1/32 off the end of a board, here's how to do it quickly.
A trowel-applied leveling compound that sticks to most substrates
Adjust the boxes to the hardware, and then to each other. Rotating the panel gives a little extra wiggle room
Assembling a big box with a big back that anchors the bed cabinet to the wall
Getting silicone to stick to the window and not your finger