May 1, 1981
Renewing tired masonry joints can bring an old brick building back to life
The secret is in the order of cuts
March 1, 1981
Successful valley flashing is one of the fine points of making a wood-shingle roof weathertight. I favor the old-fashioned method of nailing shingles into 1x3 horizontal stripping; fixing shingles to…
Air currents are thought to be too unpredictable to be individually described or engineered. For the past five years, however, I have been exploring the convection flow within houses. Though…
In the course of various home maintenance and construction tasks, I sometimes have a brush with fiberglass when I'm not wearing gloves. Such encounters always leave microscopic slivers in my…
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