Matt Risinger, Blogger | February 5th, 20135 comments
It's not unusual for a house to get wet during construction before it's "dried in". In this post I'll share some techniques I've used to dry my houses prior to sheetrock. This is a follow up to my last post about using a Moisture Meter.
Matt Risinger, Blogger | January 18th, 20135 comments
Everyone loves a house with hidden door or secret rooms, but these are tricky details to pull off successfully. Here are a few of my recent projects with hidden doors and my favorite hardware to accomplish these works of craftsmanship.
This remolded / updated bathroom started with the claw foot tub that my friend gave me. The claw foot tub was bigger than the old tub, so I had to redsign the bathroom (this is my house) in order to...
ScottG, contributing writer | November 29th, 201213 comments
There's no question the criticism is often undeserved, but plumbers nonetheless have a reputation for taking a recip saw to studs, joists, and rafters when they get in the way of supply and drain lines. The result, as Tackitybits has discovered, can be tough to fix.
This major addition and remodeling in Maple Grove, Minnesota included a new family room and sun room, remodeled dining, kitchen, living room, entry and bath. On the second foor the master bedroom and...