January 18, 2019
Several frustrated homeowners ask the Fine Homebuilding editors to suggest the best course of action for some common DIY dilemmas.
December 21, 2018
This week the Fine Homebuilding editors discuss winter condensation, straw-bale homes, punky floor joists, rental-property remodels and more.
November 27, 2018
Clever flashing, thoroughly sealed downspouts, and custom channels behind the siding make the rain-management details all but disappear on the California FHB House.
November 16, 2018
When a listener asks what measures he should take to keep cellulose from falling through his exhaust fan when insulating and air-sealing his attic, the Fine Homebuilding editors wonder if he should get rid of the fan altogether.
November 9, 2018
I’m stripping and reroofing asphalt shingles that were installed over Huber Zip System sheathing. Can I install the new roof directly over the sheathing, or do I have to do…
I live in the rainy Pacific Northwest, and I recently noticed what looks like mold on the cedar boards of my cathedral ceiling. It appears to be between a couple…
November 7, 2018
A liquid WRB won’t blow off, it goes on fast, and it's an economical way to make a house airtight and waterproof.
July 13, 2018
Archways, restored glass, hardware, plate racks, cabinets, moisture control, and a broken tablesaw.
June 8, 2018
More on the metric system, paint, humidity, sheds, and foundation work. Plus, when is it okay to work on your roof without shoes?
May 18, 2018
Screen crimp, stapled around a rainscreen matrix, is easy to install and necessary to keep insects out.
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