Podcast Episode 57 — Remodeling a Snowy Mountain Home
Also, are footings for an existing garage foundation a good idea?
In this podcast episode, host and editor Justin Fink is joined by editorial director Rob Yagid and design editor Brian Pontolilo. They have advice for a listener who is remodeling a mountain home in California where it snows — hard!
Listeners also ask about sheathing and wall technology, garage foundations, and more.
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Resources mentioned in (or related to) this podcast episode:
- Building Science InsightsBSI-031: Building in Extreme Cold.
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Here’s a photo of listener Jared’s garage, which needs a new foundation.
Also check out the large gallery of photos of listener Soames’ mountain home in California. Click the gallery button below: