July 22, 2016
In this episode, host and managing editor Justin Fink talks with editor-in-chief Rob Yagid and design editor Brian Pontolilo about outdoor showers, efflorescence, attic insulation, and window replacement. Resources and…
September 16, 2015
Layers of redundant flashing and sealant ensure that the most expensive part of your house is also the best protected
March 4, 2015
How to swap out those corroded cast-in-place windows with new, more efficient units
Say goodbye to your old, corroded, cast-in-place basement window and hello to a new, more efficient unit
October 28, 2013
This video series features step-by-step instructions for a leak-free, energy-efficient window replacement.
October 17, 2012
In this video series, veteran builder Rick Arnold shows us his simplified method for laying out and building a bay roof.
September 28, 2012
We’re getting ready to install the screen doors. Step No. 1: Read the instructions. Read the instructions, lay out all of the hardware, and make sure you have all the…
I’ll start by doing the two side flashings and then the head flashing. One of the details I like to do with a flexible flange like this is to roll…
The door opens, so that’s a good start. We’ve got the door secured to the framing, so it’s nice and solid now, but before I start flashing and tying in…
We’ve got the opening completely prepared. Our sill pan is in. Everything is ready for the door. The only thing I want to do now is dry-fit the door. It’s…
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