The Fine Homebuilding editors discuss the dangers of remodeling a house without informing the local building department.
Several frustrated homeowners ask the Fine Homebuilding editors to suggest the best course of action for some common DIY dilemmas.
This week the Fine Homebuilding editors discuss winter condensation, straw-bale homes, punky floor joists, rental-property remodels and more.
Clever flashing, thoroughly sealed downspouts, and custom channels behind the siding make the rain-management details all but disappear on the California FHB House.
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.
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…
A liquid WRB won’t blow off, it goes on fast, and it's an economical way to make a house airtight and waterproof.
Archways, restored glass, hardware, plate racks, cabinets, moisture control, and a broken tablesaw.
More on the metric system, paint, humidity, sheds, and foundation work. Plus, when is it okay to work on your roof without shoes?
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