Builder Scott McBride recounts his time cleaning and rebuilding wood gutters, including the advantages to wood gutters and the key to wood-gutter longevity.
The regular team discusses pole building vs. slab-on-grade, reducing lead exposure, and using batts for a double-stud wall.
The Fine Homebuilding Editors discuss framing details for adding rigid foam over a roof, when a remodeler needs to refer to the International Existing Building Code, what tapes work well for weatherizing an attached garage, and more.
This view of the North side of the farmhouse is one of my favorites. It shows the volume of the building and also feels like a timeless moment. …
A simple formed-metal strip fastened under asphalt roof shingles diverts rainwater sideways toward a gutter to keep the area below a little drier.
This classic look is made even better with modern materials.
A Japanese rain chain turns the mundane task of getting water from your gutters to the ground into an artistic experience
Low maintenance fiberglass replica of wooden gutters for historic homes
Design and install gutters as if they prevent damp foundations, peeling paint, and mold—because they do.
The Vertex V-11 has a 220° curve that recirculates rainwater in a spiral pattern
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