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.
A variety of site-made and store-bought accessories increase cut quality and decrease chance of injury.
Solar PV now has a solid footing in the residential market, and the building codes have caught up—here's what you need to know.
Lifting material into the air requires enormous power from tools such as wall jacks, telehandlers, and giant cranes—but these machines come with limitations and safety restrictions.
Make cleaner cuts and prevent dangerous kickback with this handy tablesaw accessory.
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