November 29, 2018
Delta air barriers and tapes and Rockwool insulation on the interior and exterior of the building envelope are key components of this high-performance house.
November 2, 2018
The pitfalls of old house wiring, rotting retaining walls, and poorly installed shingle siding
October 5, 2018
For all their simplicity of function, basements can get really complicated when water is added to the equation
August 21, 2018
Borrowing from the commercial building world, we use steel to prep for an elevated concrete slab.
July 13, 2018
Archways, restored glass, hardware, plate racks, cabinets, moisture control, and a broken tablesaw.
June 25, 2018
Take a behind-the-scenes look at how basement doors are made.
December 22, 2017
Atmospheric water generators, working soapstone, basement flooring, ductless minisplits, glue where you just do not want it, drinking bad water, and dead mice.
September 29, 2017
Plus, lively discussions of steel framing and fixing chimney cracks.
September 28, 2017
This affordable energy-efficiency upgrade may be just the right project to beat the winter blues.
July 28, 2017
Also, copper wiring vs. aluminum -- and new basement supports in a 280-year-old farmhouse.
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