The model building codes can be accessed for free via the International Code Council's website–here's how to find them.
Simpson Strong Tie's new BVLZ ledger mounting system solves the problem of mounting deck ledgers over existing masonry veneer cladding
Damage from a fallen tree gives us an opportunity to see how well the wind-resistant eave-edge assembly is bonded together.
This simple trick for collecting tablesaw discharge dust is a cheap fix for a messy problem, and it makes job-site cleanup a quick and easy task.
Stop winter ice and water damage before it starts.
Take the mystery out of getting roofing done right.
A simple formed-metal strip fastened under asphalt roof shingles diverts rainwater sideways toward a gutter to keep the area below a little drier.
A simple patch piece of flashing tape seals window flanges for piece of mind.
A site-built EPDM extension tube provides extra control at the business end of a concrete pump truck pipe.
Made from scrap materials, a shingle cutter can save time when you have to cut lots of starter kits along rake edges.
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