Diagonal braces above openings in bearing walls are old-fashioned but still functional solutions.
Straightforward construction, common materials, and low embodied carbon are just some of the benefits of this superinsulated assembly.
With the complicated arrays of wires, ducts, and plumbing pipes they conceal, laundry room walls are common places for building code violations.
Be sure that you have sufficient access to doors or large windows, otherwise removing siding and sheathing might be the only way to get your new wallboard indoors.
Pioneer Millworks offers a wide range of finishes in their line of Shou Sugi Ban–a Japanese method for charring wood siding to preserve it.
These breeze blocks by Villa Lagoon Tile are perfect for creating contemporary privacy screens and accent walls that let in plenty of air and light.
A discovery during demolition changed the original plan to use conventional wood framing for this whole-house renovation.
A cost-effective, alternative installation for a house with exterior insulation.
New framing added to reinforce an aging structure inspired a creative use of space in the remodel of this 1950s home.
Creative framing and trim details straighten out the kinks during the remodel of a crooked old timber-frame farmhouse in Vermont.
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