If your walls or ceilings get wet because of leaky plumbing or a damaged roof, first fix the leak, and then seal stains and patch drywall as necessary.
The options in penetrating exterior finishes may seem confusing, but there are some clues to help you choose.
These tasks are perfect for when you've got some free time but aren't ready to start a big construction job.
Replace damaged boards before recoating.
A New Orleans prototype home may provide a path for builders looking to design and construct houses that can withstand rising sea levels and intense storms.
Repairing damaged wallboard is easy to do with these basic tools and materials.
The Fine Homebuilding editors discuss the dangers of remodeling a house without informing the local building department.
The Thomas Massey House illustrates the lengths to which architect John Milner goes to preserve historical buildings.
More on the metric system, paint, humidity, sheds, and foundation work. Plus, when is it okay to work on your roof without shoes?
Using self-adhesive fiberglass drywall tape creatively can save time and produce an invisible repair.
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