Whether by bag or truckload, the right concrete can make the project, and the wrong concrete can ruin it.
Vented or unvented roof assemblies can work, but failure carries a heavy price
How accurate is accurate enough? It all depends on the bubble vial and frame construction.
A small house on a small lot is the right choice for a growing family
Done with care, a flat roof can provide 20 years of leak-free service
Learn from a veteran framer's technique for making large pegged mortises and tenons.
Explore the gravitational and lateral forces that conspire to topple backyard decks and the codes designed to counter them.
Help to define your home's character by choosing the right door
Proper flashing of a deck ledger is crucial to preventing water from getting behind the ledger and damaging it and the sheathing underneath, a key cause of premature deck failure.…
An electrician walks you through step-by-step on how to wire a switch box
An architect explains how he plans to remodel a bathroom so that it is accessible
Double-stud walls are a low-tech way to create highly energy-efficient walls with common materials and familiar assemblies
As construction manager for e-co lab, this builder is helping to lead the way for Passive House in the U.S.
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