These tools free you from the tangle of an air hose and let you go right to work with little setup.
They don’t have the track record of wood windows, but chosen and installed with care, modern vinyl products can compete.
Mortise-and-tenon vs. cope-and-stick joinery: Experienced cabinetmakers share their preference.
The ability to heat-form cellular-PVC and other composite boards on site paves the way for designs that can set a deck apart.
If you follow this approach toward energy savings, storm-water control, and progressive design, you had better get the details right.
Leaky ducts waste energy and contribute to a host of building problems.
A new house built on the small footprint of the original benefits from pace-saving strategies and a modern insulation package.
In this "How It Works" article, associate editor Rob Yagid takes one model, the Paslode IM250A, and explains what powers it, how its combustion process works, and how it drives a fastener through a piece of trim.
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A sign of a good paint job is crisp, straight transitions of color where trim meets a wall or a wall meets a ceiling. Jim Lacey, a professional painter, believes…
Mike Geurtin demonstrates his methods for draping EPDM roofing membrane over joists before installing decking to create an affordable system for keeping the space under a deck dry.
Aging baby boomers and multigenerational households are both helping to drive the trend toward building morning kitchens. Kitchen and bath designer Jamie Goldberg discusses how to plan the space for…
In many parts of the United States, it’s becoming common for builders to install rigid-foam sheathing on the exterior of framed walls. However, this raises a potential problem: Because rigid…
For this business owner, the keys to success are a focus on customer service and a crew of well-trained employees.
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