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In the past, we've had the rail and stile connections open up, causing cracking in the finish. This method lets us strengthen these joints.
A blower door and an IR camera help locate air leaks.
Make a tight bend with two steel pipes and a couple of pipe clamps.
Foam-core beams and moldings make for an attractive easy-to-install ceiling.
Portable UV equipment yields a fully cured finish in seconds, not days.
January 23, 2017
Traditional cut rafters are still the go-to approach to roof framing in some areas.
January 17, 2017
Take a look at a drywall artist's technique as it was way back when.
January 16, 2017
Without a well-designed document control system, your construction business will lose money.
January 12, 2017
Lead flashing keeps water out and protects masonry.
A long-lasting, good-looking floor starts with a smart layout and strong fastening.
This traditional detail is fast to install and adds historic charm, even on a new house.
New methods and materials produce flatter walls and ceilings, and fewer callbacks.
January 2, 2017
Eight steps to install concrete-core backerboard and fiber-cement backerboard.
December 16, 2016
How to make and use a cut bucket and how to load a brush with the right amount of paint for a great start to your next finish.
Plus a look at the jigs and tips that make this process foolproof.
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