April 23, 2014
The best products for the best projects
November 12, 2009
Expert advice on when and where to install smoke alarms and what types of smoke alarms work best for different rooms of the house
November 1, 2006
Q: When we built our new home, I bought a 48-in. gas range and vent hood. The problem is that the vent hood sucks smoke from the fireplace and draws ashes…
May 1, 2004
Every year, people who have battery-powered smoke detectors in their homes are put at risk because the batteries die and nobody bothers to replace them. I think it’s because the…
May 1, 2002
An electrician describes what kinds to get, where to put them and how to wire them to save lives and homes
November 1, 1992
Recently I had to repair the circuit board in my smoke alarm. For a job of this delicacy, I needed. a soldering iron with a small-diameter tip, but all I…
Subscribe to Fine Homebuilding magazine now and save up to 52%
© 2017 The Taunton Press, Inc. All rights reserved.
Become a member and get instant access to thousands of videos, how-tos, tool reviews, and design features.
Start your subscription today and save up to 52%