March 5, 2009
I use redundant layers of flashing integrated into the housewrap to keep water from getting behind exterior cladding; a kickout flashing directs water into the gutter. The process might seem…
When a basement is finished with as much care and detail as the house above, the message is that the space is an equal part of the home, not subordinate…
March 2, 2009
Incorporating manifolds into the layout can save water and energy because you eliminate most of the pipe between the water heater and the faucet. . .
January 14, 2009
To get good finishing results, you need to understand the two main types of wood stain available and the way they perform
December 26, 2008
We’ve done a fair amount of ranting about the importance of foreclosure prevention, but also realize we’ve neglected an aspect of the process that is critical to its success: modifying…
November 12, 2008
Does price matter, or is a latex caulk by any other name still the same?
August 12, 2008
BY EVERETTE M. HILL Forty-three years ago, I left college with a diploma in my hand and a plan in my mind. I would marry my college sweetheart, who was…
June 30, 2008
The time you spent on your hardwood floors will be in vain if you don't choose the right finish applicator
January 17, 2008
Type X and type C drywall are designed specifically to be used in fire-rated assemblies
November 6, 2007
Choosing the right bit helps prevent stripping screws
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