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A homemade array of tubing and fittings can rival brand-name water-distribution panels
The first and arguably most important step in flashing a window or exterior door is…
For fast, good looking trim, screw the pieces together into a frame, and place that…
What you need to know about choosing a minisplit heat pump and ensuring that it’s set up correctly
August 23, 2016
There are a number of different ways to install crown molding over a wavy ceiling. Bend the molding, feather the ceiling, split the difference, caulk it (if its paint grade),…
Siding, trim and paint at the uppermost gable peak before the wall is raised = saved time.
August 22, 2016
Leave the heavy wall lifting to Jack - Wall Jack, that is. Stout wall jacks creep up 2x4s and lift walls with pump-jack-like action.
August 17, 2016
Subflooring is a key structural component. This video shows how to install it efficiently and accurately, creating a flat and squeak-free base for all the finish floors to come.
Precast deck footings speed process, although digging through boulders takes time
August 16, 2016
If you’re setting up staging on a roof for a repair or skylight installation, you could just set the roof brackets on the shingles and hope they don’t end up…
Pro style spray foam guns allow you to dial in the size of the spray foam bead, and you can reuse the can of foam again and again, the trouble…
If you have to mix concrete with a cement mixer you could get a wheelbarrow, shovel, and a mixing hoe...dump the concrete in, add water, and then drag all that…
Two important steps to protecting the water line from freezing and damage.
August 15, 2016
Framing the second floor gable walls on the second floor deck from bottom plate to ridge simplifies the steps
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