Mastered in a Minute: Consider codes and appliance requirements when installing tankless natural gas and propane water heaters.
An eye-catching cedar shingle design may look complicated, but it's easy.
Screen crimp, stapled around a rainscreen matrix, is easy to install and necessary to keep insects out.
The IRC has a table that lists whether or not an ice barrier is required. But not all roofing requires an ice barrier, even in ice dam territory.
Three feet probably won't meet the code.
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May 23, 2018
In theory, cost-plus contracts are a win-win for the contractor and the owner. Answer these questions before you decide to proceed with this type of construction contract.
May 11, 2018
Neatness counts, both for impressing clients and for future service.
Follow this step-by-step sequence for cutting sheet goods to accurate sizes, all without a tablesaw.
May 10, 2018
Reader Tips and Tricks for Building Better Decks
May 9, 2018
A carpenter shows tricks of the trade to keep hand-driven nails from bending and wood from splitting.
Building Skills: Tips for better driving and for a finished look.
Mastered in a Minute: Splicing a new receptacle in the middle of a run is simple.
These grain-matched, mitered floating shelves slide onto a cleat for easy installation and a clean, modern look.
Pluses include endless hot water and a compact design, but the installation means a lot of pipes in a small space.
Why “cost-plus” builders should consider getting to a firm price faster.
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