November 1, 1997
With one-third of the exterior given over to windows, it took multiple shear panels, hold-downs and a wind beam to keep this home steady
Wood storm windows look better and seal tighter than mass-produced aluminum and vinyl units
September 1, 1997
Fewer walls, a bigger bathroom, and lots of light turn a confining second floor into a spacious master suite.
July 1, 1996
Q: I am re-siding and painting my house. My windows are all fitted with storm windows and screens that are housed in unpainted aluminum channels. I would like to paint the…
May 1, 1996
New options in glazing, sizes and flashing systems can have you scratching your head when trying to choose the right skylight.
January 1, 1996
Replacing glass in wooden frames is painless with the right tools and techniques.
September 1, 1995
In a fog about choosing windows? You have to consider glazing systems, window styles and frame materials
July 1, 1995
Letting ceiling joists cantilever beyond the walls makes this challenging roof detail stronger and easier to build
November 1, 1994
Q: I want to increase the R-value of the single- pane windows in my 44-year-old house in New Hampshire. I am considering using movable window insulation. Is this insulation good for…
March 1, 1994
A full-scale drawing reduces the chance of error
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