February 21, 2017
These homes were inspired by "shotgun houses" that were first built in New Orleans around 1850.
January 21, 2017
The wood frame holds up the plastic liner which separates the sand from the native soil.
January 10, 2017
The leach field for the septic system is a 31-ft. by 10-ft. by 3-ft. deep bottomless sand filter
September 15, 2016
Using landscaping to soften a modern design.
September 14, 2016
Dial 811 to check your state’s requirements and hear some general guidelines.
September 9, 2016
In this episode, host and managing editor Justin Fink talks with editor-in-chief Rob Yagid and design editor Brian Pontolilo about performance walls, excavation issues, and roof replacement. The show is…
May 16, 2016
Q: I’m replacing the posts on a 20-year-old cedar fence. The fence panels are fine, but the posts were buried directly into the soil and have decayed to the point…
November 11, 2015
I needed to remove some poorly installed cedar fence boards that were secured with ring-shank nails, but I didn’t want to damage them with a pry bar. I cut a…
July 23, 2008
Tight walls require the right stones and a judicious use of motar
A torch and water add sizzle and pop to this bluestone's edge
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