Tips from a custom framer make the engineered-lumber learning curve easier to negotiate.
Stronger, better-equipped screws are tailored for specific applications.
Separate buildings are arranged to create privacy and inviting outdoor spaces.
Cross-linked polyethylene is tough and flexible, and you don't need a torch to install it.
For a clean, contemporary look, create a door jamb, stop and casing from one piece of wood.
It's no surprise that each sinks hundreds of screws on a charge, but you might be surprised by which tool drove the most.
Careful preparation and confident brush work are the keys to a professional finish
Close the vents and let a heavy-duty vapor barrier keep moisture, mold and radon out of the living space.
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