When carpenters use consistent and efficient methods for framing a house, it makes the entire build go much more smoothly.
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.
Making a wiggly line with your router is the key to keeping a piece of drywall from slipping before it's fully cut.
Mastered in a Minute: A honing guide and sandpaper adhered to MDF provide effective, no-frills sharpening
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February 15, 2019
All it takes is a straight edge, a glass cutter, a flat work surface, and a few simple steps to get clean cuts every time.
The Fine Homebuilding editors attack several building and remodeling dilemmas, including the correct way to install asphalt shingles at roof edges.
February 8, 2019
The Fine Homebuilding editors offer advice for several old-home upgrades, compare notes on their favorite home-building books, and invite listeners to stop by our mobile podcast studio at the International Builders' Show.
February 5, 2019
Browse some of the best job-site solutions submitted by Fine Homebuilding readers.
February 4, 2019
Accurate calculations of heating and cooling loads are the key to installing HVAC equipment that fits your home and your budget.
February 1, 2019
Few metrics are as important in high-performance building as air tightness, and a blower door is how you measure it.
This week's podcast starts off with Matt's insights into residential construction methods in the many places he's lived around the world while writing for the newspaper Stars and Stripes.
January 31, 2019
Leaving paint on a brush can ruin it—here’s how to clean brushes the right way.
January 25, 2019
The Fine Homebuilding editors discuss the dangers of remodeling a house without informing the local building department.
January 18, 2019
Several frustrated homeowners ask the Fine Homebuilding editors to suggest the best course of action for some common DIY dilemmas.
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