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.
The Second Time Around
A new house built on the small footprint of the original benefits from pace-saving strategies and a modern insulation package.
How It Works: Cordless finish nailer
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.
What is the Difference
What's the Difference: Panel Ratings
Decoding the APA Stamp
Tile Thinset Mortar Options
Check with the ANSI standards when choosing a tile adhesive.
Cutting in Trim and Corners
These tricky transition areas require not only the right technique but also the right brush.
Site-Built Deck Drainage
Mike Guertin 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.
Designing a Morning Kitchen
Learn how to add a personalized kitchen space to a master suite or landing.
Energy Smart Details
4 Options for Shear Bracing Foam-Sheathed Walls
If you aren’t building in a high-wind area, continuous sheathing is likely to cost more than other bracing solutions. This article discusses four alternatives for shear bracing foam-sheathed walls.
Tailgate: Larry Janesky, Entrepreneur
For this business owner, the keys to success are a focus on customer service and a crew of well-trained employees.