September 26, 2016
Heavy rain did not daunt students working on the ProHOME's valley jack rafters.
September 25, 2016
10 students divided into small work crews overseen by Mike Haynes, Bruce, and me increase production by keeping everyone busy.
September 19, 2016
How to handle framing a roof that may be "more complicated than it has to be."
Sheathing takes teamwork — cutting, moving the panels out, placing, and then nailing.
September 7, 2016
Attaching the eave to the wall rather than the rafter makes for a faster, straighter, and safer installation
September 1, 2016
Test yourself: How many do you know? How many do you use?
August 29, 2016
A Roxul ComfortBoard IS installation offers advantages: thermal break, increased wall R-value, and drainage
August 23, 2016
Taking care of the siding, trim, and paint at the uppermost gable peak before raising the wall saved time
August 22, 2016
Leave the heavy wall lifting to Jack—Wall Jack, that is
August 21, 2016
Advanced framing, or OVE (optimum value engineering) is a slightly different way to build than standard 16-in.-o.c. stick framing, using similar components. There is more to it than just eliminating…
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