Alternative code-approved header designs for better energy performance.
When following the code causes a disruption or a drip, it's helping to avoid bigger problems down the road.
Solar PV now has a solid footing in the residential market, and the building codes have caught up—here's what you need to know.
With the complicated arrays of wires, ducts, and plumbing pipes they conceal, laundry room walls are common places for building code violations.
Code expert Glenn Mathewson takes a closer look at the evolving code provisions for deck boards, joists, beams, posts, and foundations.
A skilled carpenter offers advice for framing a safe and code-compliant staircase when renovating an existing elevated deck.
Get the information you need to select the right weatherproof boxes and covers for your exterior power receptacles.
Use these modern methods and materials to create a timeless and durable wood roof.
When water is leaking in around newly installed windows, chances are that there are some missing or improper flashing details that need to be corrected.
While they're both found on typical staircases, porches, and decks, guards and handrails have different purposes and code requirements.
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