November 23, 2016
To make a floating shelf, the best way is to start from the framing.
November 18, 2016
This intimate space uses a gothic-inspired window, beadboard walls, and bright, cheerful colors.
October 28, 2016
In this episode, host and managing editor Justin Fink talks with editor in chief Rob Yagid and design editor Brian Pontolilo about Risky Performance Assemblies, Sustainable Efficiency, and Wall Cracks.…
October 6, 2016
Check out this new kind of wall — it holds 35 pounds on a single screw!
July 10, 2016
A General Overview
July 6, 2016
My standard fix for plaster cracks is to carve out the damage, fill the gap with setting-type joint compound, tape it, add topcoats of compound, and sand. This method is…
May 16, 2016
Years ago, my method for cutting holes in installed drywall was to use a sharp utility knife and some elbow grease. Now I get out my oscillating multitool and fit…
May 13, 2016
I find it a little tough to get excited about drywall, but I’ll make an exception for Certain Teed’s newest 1/2-in.-thick drywall, dubbed Habito. The new product is said to…
Drywall primer/surfacers are the first step in getting the perfect paint job
January 6, 2016
If the hole you cut for an electrical outlet in drywall is a bit off, don’t just hope that the cover plate will hide the mistake. Instead, fill the void…
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