January 11, 2019
Our resident energy nerd suggests that a lack of air-sealing and insulation may be the cause of condensation around air ducts in a cathedral ceiling.
One listener wonders which modern tools and materials are better and which ones are worse than the ones available to previous generations of home builders
January 10, 2019
Building codes dictate specific height and spacing measurements for receptacles and switches. Learn what the most common dimensions are and why.
Learn how to install metal, vinyl, and paper-faced corner beads so that wall edges are straight, corners are tight, and bubbles are nonexistent.
Master these roof-installation details to keep asphalt shingles on and rain out of your house.
This systematic approach to cutting and assembling window casing ensures better joints and a faster installation.
When carpenters use consistent and efficient methods for framing a house, it makes the entire build go much more smoothly.
January 4, 2019
Patrick, Matt, and Justin share stories about storm windows, energy-efficient homes, and drywall tape before tackling a few listener questions.
December 28, 2018
Our most popular videos of the year include tips for plumbing, carpentry, electrical wiring, and more.
Are battery-powered miter saws tough enough? Can you glue solid oak to concrete? How can you install an outlet in a garage slab? Find answers to these questions and more.
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