With mobile machines, smart storage, and ample lighting and power, even a one-car garage can be a first-rate workshop.
Successful sound control requires a basic understanding of acoustics, the right materials, and attention to detail.
Layering stain, shellac, glaze, and polyurethane creates a gorgeous look with an old-style feel.
A rooftop model keeps rain outside and conditioned air inside.
Trim placement and special hardware make possible the tight tolerances that eliminate telltale gaps.
Today's houses make it easier for mold to thrive. The cure is quick cleanup and smarter choices in materials.
A clever floor plan yields separate baths, a steam shower, and a laundry room, all without breaking a tight budget.
Combining the capabilities of dot, line, and rotary lasers will send your other layout tools into retirement.
A one-piece face frame means you can tackle this project in a day.
Solid options for reducing joist deflection include added blocking, sistered joists, built-up beams, and more.
Radiant-barrier roof sheathing keeps attics cool in hot climates.
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Learn how to make and fine-tune the template, then measure, cut, and replace the threshold like a pro.
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More than a closet but less than a mudroom, a drop-off zone is a good idea for today's busy families who need to keep track of and charge the numerous…
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