September 22, 2017
Sheathing, wet OSB, and how you never get to do your own work when you are managing staff on site.
September 19, 2017
Thick walls designed for continuous, full-depth insulation at the floor joists work well for production building.
September 13, 2017
Split jacks let you work faster, but they introduce another hinge point in the wall, which could be problematic in high-wind and high-seismic-risk zones.
September 12, 2017
Let there be light: a beautiful way to extend sightlines and add charm.
September 7, 2017
Although keeping costs low informs decisions about the envelope and mechanical systems, homeowner comfort gets the final say.
August 25, 2017
Building with insulating concrete forms, preventing rot on low-slope roofing, and mad props for your humble show-notes compiler.
August 18, 2017
Think working alone will lead to low-quality results? Well, you might be surprised when it ups your game.
August 14, 2017
Weyerhaeuser Parallam PSL beams are quick to install and offer strong support.
August 2, 2017
The double-sided assembly gives the project its 12-in.-thick walls.
July 24, 2017
This framing method helps create a more energy-efficient thermal envelope and air barrier.
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