A carefully designed mechanical system rounds out this house’s heating and cooling load.
Connectivity is at the door. Are you ready to let it in?
With a host of innovative features, one saw rises to the top.
Common air-sealing enclosures can lead to melted foam, shorted wiring, and even fire.
It can be daunting. It can be hard. It can be deeply rewarding.
Building close to the ground demands tighter tolerances.
When Charles Orr of Hutker Architects met with his clients to discuss the design for their new home, on their wish list were fireplaces for the living room, the porch,…
Preservatives and retention levels matter.
Veteran carpenter Mark Clement describes his simple and reliable method of securing loads to his truck using a hank of rope and three simple knots—the bowline, trucker's hitch, and slippery…
Best practices for running wire, nailing boxes, and installing fixtures.
To get the most out of your deck, you need to carefully consider how it will be used and plan accordingly.
The mechanics of your septic system.
When Anna and David Howard of Howard’s Custom Home Renovations stumbled upon a quaint yet outdated bungalow for sale in Charlotte, N.C., they knew that it had the good bones…
Except in some specific cases, building codes and shingle warranties require new roofs to be vented. If you’re building a house with an unconditioned vented attic, the necessary attic-ventilation details…
This builder’s Denver-based company recently won its second grand award in the DOE’s Housing Innovation program.
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