Join Brian Pontolilo Wednesday, April 1, at 7pm EST for a webinar about the building envelope details that make homes durable, comfortable, and energy efficient.
A few things to look for when determining if a house is well-designed.
High-performance features reduce energy consumption, but family habits are everything.
Reconfiguring an oddball bathroom vastly improves the functionality of a hardworking kitchen
Installing a multi-piece fascia around the perimeter of your deck framing takes more time but has some definite advantages.
Builder/designer Richard Laughlin shores up a sagging 1800s farmhouse and uses salvaged materials to enhance its rustic character.
A combo bench and planter not only adds functionality and beauty but is also a great way to use up decking scraps.
You'll need to draw a side-on view and specific details to show the deck parts that can't be seen on the plan view.
Outline your deck and its key components in this bird's-eye view.
Sketch details to help you plan and problem-solve your deck plans before you build.
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