Matthias Wandel has a pretty extensive history devising ways to trap mice. The winters are long in Canada, and Matthias seems to have no shortage of mice in his shop.
Coil Stock Origami: from coil to corner in 1:00 flat
Flashing under an exterior door and along the bottom of a basement wall that used to have an overhead door
A smooth slab begins with a lump of mud and a straight 2x5
An overview of what it is, how to mix it, where to use it, and what to add
A fast and inexpensive way to patch stucco walls. Put this in your bag of tricks.
Spice up plywood cabinets with solid wood inlays. Spice up solid wood inlays with cleanly cur dado slots
Repointing protects against water intrusion
The old-fashioned mathematical formula way and the shortcut way.
Another use for your Shop-Vac
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
Simple upgrades to steps you take anyway can significantly boost the energy performance of a home
ZIP Stretch tape stretches this builder's expectations and wins him over
Tape layers should overlap shingle-style up the roof