Design and install gutters as if they prevent damp foundations, peeling paint, and mold—because they do.
An architect applies a modern mountain vibe to a New England icon.
An updated HUD guide demonstrates that a durable house is also a dry house.
A veteran carpenter sorts through 10 of the latest engineered options.
After a weekend of plumbing, site work, and carpentry, you can wash up in your handiwork.
Improve the speed and quality of your next trim job with better layout, assembly, and installation.
Even if you’ve had an oscillating tool for years, you may not be using it to its full potential.
What was originally planned as a modest three-season porch evolved into this striking 36-ft. by 18-ft. four-season pavilion. Some of the 8-ft.-high floor-to-ceiling walls of glass open like French doors…
Carafe, faucet mounted, undersink, and reverse osmosis
Because of wood flooring's tongue-and-groove joints, removing a damaged board and replacing it isn't intuitive. However, it's not difficult either. In this article, senior editor Andy Engel demonstrates each step…
Although it started out as a way of covering gaps, interior trim has become an important design element. Unfortunately, many builders and homeowners don't give it much thought. Architect Bud…
No wood is completely immune to rot, so it's important to know how it works.
Located in a subalpine meadow in Washington State’s Methow Valley, this 1600-sq.-ft. house was designed by architect Tim Hammer. A four-season vacation home for an active Seattle family, it’s energy…
This retired army officer now leads the American College of the Building Arts, which trains the next generations of craftspeople.
Energy Nerd Martin Holladay stresses the importance of fixing water-entry problems first, and then explains how to choose and install the best insulation for several types of basement walls.
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