January 23, 2017
Traditional cut rafters are still the go-to approach to roof framing in some areas.
January 20, 2017
Brian, Rob, and Justin respond to reader mail about overdriven nails, roofing in high winds, and protecting floors during remodels.
January 9, 2017
Snow can reduce the efficiency of the HVAC system, so we built a roof to shelter it
December 14, 2016
Before the ice-dam protection membrane is applied, we seal the roof sheathing to the fascia.
December 12, 2016
Leaving the sheathing and shingles off one section of roof provides access to apply finishes and paint an awkward spot.
December 7, 2016
Tricky framing transitions, I-joists for rafters, and top-down shingling offer a look at some unconventional but effective techniques.
Cor-A-Vent's siding vents, continuous strip vents, and ridge vents combine to ensure good rain-screen ventilation.
November 8, 2016
Different-style siding on the dormer sets it apart from the body of the house.
November 4, 2016
The organized leftover pile made it easy to find usable pieces. And good shingle management minimized waste.
October 29, 2016
With the beam longer than the porch ledger it is a challenge to transfer the rafter layout so the framing is square.
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