January 6, 2017
Brian, Rob, and Justin are amazed at builder Mike Guertin’s clever trick for tackling the cheek wall of a cross gable.
December 28, 2016
The next time you are not happy with the results that you achieve on a job, educate yourself on the how and the why.
December 14, 2016
Before the ice-dam protection membrane is applied, we seal the roof sheathing to the fascia.
December 12, 2016
Leaving the sheathing and shingles off one section of roof provides access to apply finishes and paint an awkward spot.
December 7, 2016
Tricky framing transitions, I-joists for rafters, and top-down shingling offer a look at some unconventional but effective techniques.
Cor-A-Vent's siding vents, continuous strip vents, and ridge vents combine to ensure good rain-screen ventilation.
November 4, 2016
In this podcast episode, host and managing editor Justin Fink talks with editor in chief Rob Yagid and design editor Brian Pontolilo about trusses, windows, decking, and foundations.
October 31, 2016
Two coils are better than one to resist crushing inside tool belt pouches.
October 29, 2016
With the beam longer than the porch ledger it is a challenge to transfer the rafter layout so the framing is square.
October 24, 2016
A better master bath is possible thanks to additional head room.
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