Board and batten siding is a popular choice, but how do you install it over foam sheathing? Do you use extra long screws, furring strips, or both?
Virtual water content describes the amount of water used to make or grow a product. By being aware of a product or material’s virtual water content you can refine your…
As women exert increasing influence on homebuying decisions, builders can take specific steps to leverage their marketing efforts
I went to Natick, MA the weekend before last to help my brother do some work on his kitchen. We took the obligatory drive to the local Home Depot to…
A major bond fund urges Fannie and Freddie to allow smaller down payments; NAHB cites concerns with a proposal to shift housing subsidies from homeownership to rentals
Pre-cut white cedar shingles from Maibec for inside and outside woven corners will speed installation without sacrificing quality.
Should you - and how do you - add on to a 3 story high saltbox craftsman style house?
With the numbers showing that July sales swooned, inventory grew, and prices flattened, the housing market’s sour mood stays in its holding pattern
A Short History of carpentry in the latter 20th century
We had not lived in the house I’d built for us more than a few weeks when I was awakened at 2:30 by a sharp elbow-jab from my wife, immediately…
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