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.
Learn how to level floor framing in an old home by lifting joists with temporary walls, installing a midspan beam, and adding new studs to distribute the load down the the foundation.
Rob, Matt, and Patrick get feedback about rain-barrel spigots and soil pressure before answering questions about WRBs, air-sealing walls sheathed with fiberboard, and making French-style patio doors from scratch.
32 illustrated time-saving techniques for hanging, finishing, and repairing gypsum wallboard.
Thick-wall assemblies offer better comfort and energy efficiency, but installing windows presents a challenge for builders.
Choose the right WRB product and install it well, because if you're not keeping water out, nothing else matters.
These simple site-built jigs make hanging 12-foot-long sheets of wallboard easy, even when working alone.
DuPont's Tyvek DrainVent Rainscreen provides a drainage plane and air gap behind siding when applied over a well-detailed water-resistive barrier.
Repairing damaged wallboard is easy to do with these basic tools and materials.
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