January 27, 2014
Classic argument among Custom Builders: Oil or Latex for Millwork. I've been an Oil fan for years but I'm finally coming around to Latex and I think I've found the…
January 14, 2014
This Mesquite Hardwood floor is stunning and this video will show you the start-to-finish process. I've included some tips from a geeky Custom Builder that you won't find anywhere else.
January 3, 2014
I'm a hardware geek, and I think hardware can make or break a house. Here's what I think about Accurate's full mortise pocket door hardware.
December 31, 2013
There are 4 things every house must control (in order of importance). 1. Water 2. Air 3. Vapor 4. Thermal Codes have only started to address air control and I…
December 30, 2013
If you've ever installed a clothes dryer you know the vent at the back is in danger of being choked & pinched the moment you push the unit into place.…
December 22, 2013
I think this new CREE fixture might finally signal the end of the T-5 Fluorescent Fixtures.
November 7, 2013
Hidden Doors are super cool, but it takes some slick hardware and a skilled carpenter to pull one off successfully. See how my crew used Soss Hinges for this concealed…
October 9, 2013
Your fancy Tankless Water Heater needs maintenance, and if you neglect this annual flush you may be destained for trouble. See this 5 minute video on how to do a…
September 25, 2013
OSB vs Plywood Sheathing is a question that comes up often in my Custom Builders Group. In this video I'll explain why I use both, and share some secret methods…
August 28, 2013
Have you ever wondered why Slab Foundations aren't insulated? Two reasons, your house needs to be pretty efficient first before it's necessary, then it's darn hard to accomplish without making…
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