Brian, Kiley, and Patrick hear from listeners about rainbow shingles and log homes before taking listener questions about adding overhangs, repairing wood trim, and roof insulation ratings. They also hear from home builders in Australia.
Roofing can be dirty tough work but it's something most people can do themselves.
Beams set on concrete blocks or continuous posts set on round piers are both sturdy ways to support porch floors and roofs if you get the details right.
In this Pro-Talk podcast, Patrick talks to longtime Washington, DC-area remodeler Mike Patterson.
Construction continues on FHB House Nebraska as framer Mark Henrichson and his team lay AdvanTech subflooring and start to raise the walls.
Brian, Rob, and Patrick hear from listeners about FHB Anniversary interviews and hated home features before taking listener questions about raising a ceiling, fastening to concrete, and air-sealing versus insulating.
Complying with OSHA requirements means protecting workers from the risk of electric shock.
Avoid removing drywall and shimming studs to remedy a recess in a wall by filling the low spot with setting compound.
The process is the same as for a rectangular window, but special attention should be paid to the head flashing.
Remodeler Josh Oduin points out mistakes made on the previous window install and shows how to make an airtight and watertight replacement.
In this Pro-Talk podcast, Patrick talks to Aaron Cash, president of Garage Living Franchise Systems.
Make straight and angled cuts with a score-and-snap technique on this basic but capable tile-cutting tool.
Strategies for calculating the angles and offsets of irregular hips and valleys.
Watch Framer Mark Henrichson transfer the layout from the plans to the new foundation as the crew on FHB House Nebraska preps for floor framing.
Two builders framing a wall on the floor need to get a lift before placing it—a couple of blocks makes it easy to get the right handholds.
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