The old-fashioned mathematical formula way and the shortcut way.
The underlayment is the water control layer; valleys, crickets, and chimneys are the most vulnerable spots
Getting silicone to stick to the window and not your finger
Groundwater and surface runoff are just looking for someplace to go; French drains are one option
Brute strength will not win in a war with physics. Smart design predicts the resonance of a building and sidesteps the waves
This week we’re taking delivery of the custom shower surround system coming from Caldwell, Idaho at Bestbath Systems.
The absence of an accident does not mean the presence of safety; push sticks are expendable; fingers are not.
Four straight 2x6s, a lot of glue, a mortiser, planer, sharp chisels, band saw, forstner bits, a block plane, oscillating spindle sander, and a rubber mallet are all you need
When window replacement is not the best option, you can tighten up old windows with weatherstripping
DuhWalt's revolutionary new technology can help you get from D’oh to Done when you have boards that are too short on one end
A California valley is faster than cutting all of the shingles up a valley. With shingles bedded in cement, it can be exported to other states.
An accurate setup made from scraps can help you salvage lumber that is too crooked to frame with but could be great for blocking or furring strips
The truth is, I prefer the problem solving of remodeling. The higher degree of difficulty, the better. Remodeling can be a battle, but that's the beauty of the challenge.
Tying into an existing driveway involves digging, spec-ing, sloping, pouring, and brooming.
Marking, cutting, and glue-up tips that you may have forgotten about
Use scraps to offset the straight edge allowing you to cut each edge of the dado with opposite edges of a router bit
"It is so nice to have a new kitchen. I love the quartz countertops. I love the cooktop and range hood. The cabinets are beautiful and functional. It's exactly what we wanted."
It turns out, 5/8 plywood is about the best window insurance you can buy
Rather than cover the joint between drywall and door frame, celebrate the gap with an architectural reglet