Subscribe to Fine Homebuilding magazine now and save up to 52%
September 19, 2016
Baffles are needed to prevent the insulation from filling the space between the ceiling and the roof sheathing along the eave edges.
September 18, 2016
With the run measurements I made from the site conditions, Warwick CTC students calculated the diagonals and made templates.
September 15, 2016
Lifting beams using a flash of inspiration and some brute (hydraulic) force.
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…
August 16, 2016
If you’re setting up staging on a roof for a repair or skylight installation, you could just set the roof brackets on the shingles and hope they don’t end up…
August 15, 2016
It as been reported that on a recent earnings call, Elon Musk, chairman of SolarCity and Tesla CEO, announced a fully solar roof is on the way. This could be a…
August 11, 2016
The news of the possible purchase of SolarCity by Tesla owner, Elon Musk, initially raised some proverbial eyebrows since Telsa had also announced its plan to offer lithium-ion batteries for home…
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 15, 2016
While reshingling a roof five years ago, I installed zinc strips under the cap shingles to prevent algae staining on the roof surface. I left the bottom edge of the…
July 14, 2016
I’m covering a closed-cut valley with laminated shingles, and the instructions say to extend the ends of the shingles at least 12 in. onto the adjoining roof. Where is the…
© 2016 The Taunton Press, Inc. All rights reserved.
Become a member and get instant access to thousands of videos, how-tos, tool reviews, and design features.
Start your subscription today and save up to 52%