If you are fortunate enough to own a tenon maker, there is an easier way…
Walk through this process with master tile setter Tom Meehan.
Not accounting for the labor burden in a construction estimate can come at a very heavy price.
From digging to forming to pouring, this video shows that deck footings can be mastered in a minute
Repurposed ketchup bottles and a bit of cloth provide an easy way to apply stain…
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August 22, 2017
Dig a narrow footing hole, widen the bottom, and slip a modified bell-shaped form down
August 18, 2017
Think working alone will lead to low quality results? Well, you might be surprised when it ups your game.
August 2, 2017
Use a lock miter joint and PVC boards to dress up pressure-treated posts.
August 1, 2017
How to prepare the existing surface, mix, apply, and finish a concrete patch.
July 31, 2017
If you give up your power in the purchasing end of your operation, you have little leverage to make any money.
Use a system to predict your subcontractor costs — and to speed up construction-estimate turnaround.
Hanging a floor system off balloon-framed walls isn't too different from platform framing.
July 24, 2017
This framing method helps create a more energy-efficient thermal envelope and air barrier.
July 19, 2017
How we start framing with permanent power installed
July 14, 2017
Senior editor Andy Engel shows how to interlace shingles around a corner to create a classic New England look.
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