May 18, 2018
Screen crimp, stapled around a rainscreen matrix, is easy to install and necessary to keep insects out.
April 23, 2018
Code? What code? Well the IRC is pretty straight-forward: Prescriptive code measures + Manufacturers' Installation Instructions.
March 23, 2018
Fiber cement repair, rough inspection, net-zero homes, badly designed roofs, repairing rot with epoxy, crawlspaces, and drywall returns.
January 10, 2018
Addressing the skills gap with a race-to-the-bottom trend in making "easy-install" products.
December 4, 2017
Polyurethane crossheads, corbels, columns, and other millwork items made by Fypon offer a custom look.
October 13, 2017
Crown molding, eye safety, clapboard siding, and "the nerdery never stops"!
September 12, 2017
Energy Nerd: More builders are adding a layer of rigid foam insulation on the outside of homes. The idea makes sense, done correctly.
September 7, 2017
Holding off on the roofing saves time painting.
Preassembled Boral trim is pocketed screwed together.
Production builders try the composite building material and conclude that it is competitive with traditional wood options.
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