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Warm Floors Now Easier Than Ever Warm Floors Now Easier Than Ever Online Membership Required

Radiant-panel systems a carpenter can install are perfect under a wood floor

A Hard-Working Bungalow KitchenOnline Membership Required

Small, smart, and beautiful, this kitchen makes the most of a modest addition

The Well-Framed FloorOnline Membership Required

Whether it's the floor of a big house or a small addition, an accurate layout promotes smooth installation

10 Rules for Framing
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10 Rules for Framing

Guidelines for working efficiently and knowing how good is good enough

Mudsills: Where the Framing Meets the FoundationOnline Membership Required

Even if the foundation is not square or level, getting the mudsills right will get you back on track

Tiling a Bathroom Floor

Cementitious backerboard speeds up the job, but start with a subfloor that is firm and flat

Framing and Sheathing Floors

If you do the layout carefully and precut all the joists, the floor will go together quickly like a giant jigsaw puzzle

Avoiding Common Framing ErrorsOnline Membership Required

By paying attention to some basic details, you can avoid the framing mistakes that building inspectors encounter most frequently

Installing a Built-Up GirderOnline Membership Required

From where and how you build it, to setting the columns underneath, the process goes smoother if you have a system

A Builder's Screen Porch
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A Builder's Screen PorchOnline Membership Required

From a hip-framed floor that slopes in three directions to a coffered ceiling, a veteran carpenter builds his porch his way

Q & A: Spanning 19 ft.

Installing a Hammer-Cut Stone FloorOnline Membership Required

Basic tools produce a quartzite surface that's easy on the toes

Quiet PleaseOnline Membership Required

Strategies for toning down sound transmission in wood-framed floors and ceilings

Installing a Sheet-Vinyl FloorOnline Membership Required

Whether flat-lay or coved, use a felt-paper pattern for best results

Putting Down a Brick FloorOnline Membership Required

The mason's craft is easier when the bricks are laid on a horizontal surface

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