September 19, 2016
The growth in home wireless devices demands more wiring and better hardware.
July 6, 2016
Joint design and prep may matter even more than choosing the right product.
June 28, 2016
A boom in urban development has brought a run on the kind of sand that can be used in concrete, glass, and asphalt—and mining it comes at a very high cost
July 11, 2014
Thorough profiles of all-plastic decking, wood-plastic composites, nonwood composites, and aluminum decking, as well as profiles of rot-resistant woods, pressure-treated wood, and wood treated with alternative preservatives
May 14, 2014
Lighter, straighter, and stronger than wood, steel joists and beams can be a long-lasting option.
January 8, 2014
Whether you use a gun or a straw, there’s more to filling a gap than pulling a trigger.
Associate editor, Patrick McCombe offers an easy to follow, step-by-step process to removing and re-establishing vinyl siding. For a small investment, you will experience the huge benefit of owning a…
September 12, 2013
Safer products get the job done, but unfortunately, the fastest are the most toxic.
Q: We are planning to replace all of the original single-pane windows (1997 construction) in our home with windows that are more energy efficient and that will meet storm codes for…
April 25, 2013
You may think that adding hand-cast bronze cranks and locks to your perfectly trimmed-out casement windows is overkill. Well, Brad doesn’t need a tuxedo, and Angelina doesn’t need diamond earrings,…
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