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.
April 30, 2018
Ripped out grommet on a tarp? Find a small stone and fix it.
April 25, 2018
The lowly drip cap needs to be taken more seriously to prevent leaks and rot.
April 23, 2018
Code? What code? Well the IRC is pretty straight-forward: Prescriptive code measures + Manufacturers' Installation Instructions.
April 19, 2018
Backventing cedar shingles helps the siding last longer.
March 23, 2018
Fiber cement repair, rough inspection, net-zero homes, badly designed roofs, repairing rot with epoxy, crawlspaces, and drywall returns.
February 16, 2018
Lumber, trim, deck ledger flashing, wood rot, wood putty, dogs, and bacteria in the plumbing.
December 22, 2017
Atmospheric water generators, working soapstone, basement flooring, ductless minisplits, glue where you just do not want it, drinking bad water, and dead mice.
December 15, 2017
Fine carpentry and hand planes, condensation in an attic, and the overwhelming options for fasteners these days.
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