This week the Fine Homebuilding editors discuss winter condensation, straw-bale homes, punky floor joists, rental-property remodels and more.
The Fine Homebuilding staff gives their best advice for improving leaky board-and-batten walls, buying old houses, keeping HVAC systems within conditioned space, and safely venting gas appliances.
The Thomas Massey House illustrates the lengths to which architect John Milner goes to preserve historical buildings.
With a complete modern remodel, this bold red house in Portland, Oregon, was reinvented without altering its original form.
A design/build firm modernizes two Austin bungalows with creative sensitivity to their historic neighborhoods.
It took careful archaeological detective work to reproduce original details for this historic home in Pennsylvania's Brandywine Valley.
The pitfalls of old house wiring, rotting retaining walls, and poorly installed shingle siding
A priest from Florida asks the Fine Homebuilding editors for advice on how to repair his heavily damaged church so that it can better weather the next big coastal storm.
Edward Ogosta remodels his home to include a strictly minimalist addition.
As preservationists, these craftsmen employ time-honored carpentry techniques to achieve historical accuracy in pre-20th century homes.
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