Matt Risinger, Blogger | December 31st, 201311 comments
There are 4 things every house must control (in order of importance). 1. Water 2. Air 3. Vapor 4. Thermal Codes have only started to address air control and I think many builders in the US are behind in this area.
Matt Risinger, Blogger | September 4th, 20125 comments
How do you prevent job site mistakes? The Japanese Management Technique of Poka-Yoke of course! See how I use this principle on my jobs to ensure we don't cover up a mistake that could cause problems years down the line. -Matt Risinger
You don't see much real wood siding on houses anymore, but wood can be a durable (and beautiful) option if we take the care to install it correctly. In this video I'll show you the tricks to a wood siding installation that will set you up for decades of beauty for your home.
I love the look of Modern Architecture, but these modern details involving no overhangs & commercial windows require a lot of fore thought on the part of the builder. In this video I'll show you the Best Practice Install for Commercial Windows in Residential Construction.
FHB_Building_News, contributor | November 5th, 2010
Remodeling Market Index stays put as NAHB reminds consumers tax credits are about to expire for energy-efficiency improvements; meanwhile, Meritage reports a third-quarter profit and the Labor Department reports an employment jump for October
I audited a brick house this week. There's no insulation in the walls. The customer doesn't want to blow from the inside (b/c the inside walls are papered and they're concerned about how the finishes...