March 1, 2006
These plastic-based barriers help to keep wind and water at bay, but only if you choose the right product and install it correctly
July 1, 2005
Let simple wooden wedges do the heavy lifting.
March 1, 2005
Rigid insulation is the key to a comfortable living space.
September 1, 2004
Construction can be murder on a lot. A healthy lawn stabilizes the soil and looks like a million bucks.
MemBrain vapor retarder protects against condensation in winter, but allows for drying in summer
July 1, 2004
Create perfect walls with minimal mess, effort, and frustration
May 1, 2004
There's no better way to prepare a house for painting, but be careful you're not doing more harm than good
March 1, 2004
For simple projects, all you really need is plastic tubing and a bucket of clean water
September 1, 2003
Q: To dry out my crawlspace, I recently laid a plastic vapor barrier over its dirt floor. However, last winter, the 1920s-vintage house developed gaps in the hardwood floors and warped…
March 1, 2003
All you really need is a length of plastic tubing and a bucket of water
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