January 19, 2018
Drain-waste-vent systems, trusses, picking a plumber, and venting bathroom fans.
November 4, 2016
In this podcast episode, host and managing editor Justin Fink talks with editor in chief Rob Yagid and design editor Brian Pontolilo about trusses, windows, decking, and foundations.
January 19, 2012
Speed productions with trusses made for hips and valleys
November 6, 2007
Q: What is the purpose of bracing the webs of roof trusses? Why do some webs need braces while others don’t? Dexter Winsley, Tupelo, MS A: Ron Strohbeck, a truss expert…
May 1, 2005
Q: I’m building an addition to my truss-roofed house. The new gable roof will be perpendicular to the existing gable roof. What’s the best way to attach these two roofs? C.T.…
January 1, 2005
Factory-made trusses save time and give you a roof engineered for strength and stability
July 1, 2004
A skylight well with splayed sides lets in lots of light to transform a plain ranch
May 1, 2004
Fixing the hard parts first gets a couple into their remodeled house before winter
May 1, 2003
No-nonsense materials and exposed trusses distinguish a Houston house with a home office built for less than $100 per sq. ft.
September 1, 2001
Site-built trusses are a speedy way to frame this traditional barn-shaped roof
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