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 6 2019
Protect the edges from sideways rain, and overlap like you've done it before!
Sep 4 2019
Five videos showing how to install a floating subfloor over a bed of insulation atop a slab—or slabless slab, in this case
Aug 27 2019
Double-wall framing is the same thing as single wall framing, it just takes twice as long. Sort of
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 7 2019
How to dig your way out of a hole with gravity, foundation drainage, and common sense
Aug 2 2019
An overview of the premiere season of this new construction show. We'll follow MARK IV Builders as they demonstrate smart building envelope practices.
Jun 19 2019
Safe sawblade storage for trucks, trailers, and tool boxes
May 14 2019
Match the pipe to the pressure
Apr 25 2019
Slip-proof roofing underlayment: even when walking on sawdust and water
Apr 24 2019
Dry and durable walls come from keeping water out and giving it a way to get there
Apr 24 2019
There is more to an airtight watertight door installation than flashing; adjusting the weatherstripping is critical.
Apr 15 2019
A panelized siding system that can look like almost anything
Apr 13 2019
Hidden fasteners and a bolt-down railing make quick work of a beautiful deck