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June 21, 2016
The first and arguably most important step in flashing a window or exterior door is to waterproof the rough sill. In this video, a piece of clapboard is used to…
March 1, 2016
For fast, good looking trim, screw the pieces together into a frame, and place that in one shot.
January 6, 2016
Residential builders are beginning to experiment with fluid flashing products developed for commercial jobs
September 16, 2015
Whenever I install an interior door over a floor that has already been laid, there’s a good chance that the floor is not perfectly level. To accommodate an uneven floor…
Layers of redundant flashing and sealant ensure that the most expensive part of your house is also the best protected
September 10, 2015
Working from the interior, Brian installs several layers of insulation and air-sealing
Learn techniques for protecting the window opening with an angled sill and flashing tapes
In this episode, we detail the best practices for air-sealing the window, and flashing it to the outside of the house
July 11, 2015
Q: When installing new windows, I believe it is considered good practice to allow the head flashing above the window trim to overhang a little bit on each side. This leads…
March 4, 2015
This R-30 wall is inexpensive and easy to build
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