March 18, 2019
Choosing the right kind of electrical wire for a circuit in your house depends on how much current it will carry, where it's going, and what local codes require.
March 15, 2019
Controlling air movement through the walls and ceilings is a key step toward comfort, energy efficiency, and building durability.
Damage from a fallen tree gives us an opportunity to see how well the wind-resistant eave-edge assembly is bonded together.
Today's building pros are more willing to swap stories about their crafts than their predecessors were. Is that good or bad for business?
March 14, 2019
The National Wood Flooring Association has been working with experts throughout the construction industry to create a new and better guide to successful flooring installations.
March 13, 2019
Schluter membranes work for waterproofing and uncoupling.
March 11, 2019
This simple trick for collecting tablesaw discharge dust is a cheap fix for a messy problem, and it makes job-site cleanup a quick and easy task.
This water-impermeable layer beneath the siding protects walls from rain and snow, and often functions as a building's air barrier.
March 7, 2019
Ductless minisplit heat pumps are becoming the go-to choice for heating and cooling in well-insulated, tight houses.
March 6, 2019
The key to an even finish is to start with a coat of polyurethane to seal the surface.
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