December 2, 2016
Some cool tool talk from Patrick McCombe who reports on the real-deal STAFDA convention and much more.
September 29, 2016
Use bevels, drip kerfs, and good planning to keep water from pooling on deck rails.
August 30, 2016
Simpson Strong-Tie's new SDWS framing screws are a better option than drywall screws.
August 4, 2016
In this episode, host and managing editor Justin Fink talks with editor-in-chief Rob Yagid and design editor Brian Pontolilo about siding and trim, tile backer, and job quotes. Resources and…
July 19, 2016
FastenMaster's new FlatLOK screws are designed and sized to connect multiple layer engineered and dimensional wood members
July 7, 2016
If you’re getting ready to head up on a roof to install some shingles, you’ll want to bring some extra nails with you. Although you could try to carry the…
July 6, 2016
If you’ve ever had to pick up the nails littering the ground after tearing off an old roof or to snag the bits of metal that can accumulate on a…
Insulated cable staples can be hard to start. Or maybe it’s because you’re trying to hold a staple and swing a hammer without hitting a finger. Recently, I was wishing…
March 6, 2016
Q: Recently, I had to remove a deck post on a 15-year-old house. It looked like the post had been attached with zinc fasteners instead of hot-dipped galvanized fasteners, so I…
September 16, 2015
Remodelers frequently have to replace a bearing wall with a large beam. The challenge is weight, but senior editor Andy Engel shows here how to install the beam one ply…
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