Use this hand-curated collection of resources to help you plan and prepare for a safe job when working on houses.
Evaluating your job-site access before drywall delivery will save you time and labor.
Five-gallon buckets keep first-aid kits and fire extinguishers easy to identify and access on the job site.
This wedge-shaped platform safely balances a ladder on sloped ground.
Satisfying the local requirements for a sleeping loft proved a challenge for the owner of this accessory dwelling unit.
Builder Mike Guertin outlines fire-safety code requirements and suggests acceptable fireblocking and draftstopping methods and materials.
Use the right tools, materials, and techniques to install a high-quality substrate for your home's roofing.
One of these wires is meant to complete a circuit and the other is there just for safety.
This method of balloon framing makes constructing gable walls both safe and efficient.
Working safe on the job site can be as simple as avoiding risks, or as involved as installing a system of guardrails, ropes, and harnesses. Learn how to implement the options that match the requirements of your projects.
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