Get an overview of the typical steps it takes to get approval from your local building department before starting a remodeling project.
Metal studs are light enough to go up quickly, but sturdy enough to support a new drywall ceiling.
Leveling the doorsill is important to ensure your door sits correctly. Here's how to do it.
The crew hears from listeners about heating humid air and recessed-light replacement before taking listener questions on air-sealing can lights, building great workshops, and accessing hidden basement rooms.
When it comes to permits, every city is different, but here are some general guidelines for when you'll likely need one.
An exposed steel moment frame meets code requirements, allowing for a large open kitchen and dining-room space.
Removing the mansard roof and exposing the original structure beneath brought new life to this waterfront home.
When the floor has to look perfect, but existing conditions are anything but, a dry-pack mortar bed can save the job.
For building sites with tricky soil conditions, mat slabs provide an effective solution.
See how one couple renovated this 1830s log cabin on the Canadian frontier to create a modern rustic home.
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