Here’s what you can expect in the 2015 IRC.
A second layer of plywood stiffens floors for long-lasting tile installations.
Experimentation and learning have led one builder to integrate energy-smart techniques into everyday construction.
The ins and outs of an enduring favorite.
Residential builders are beginning to experiment with fluid flashing products developed for commercial jobs.
Beautify a wood door with dye, stain, varnish, and a commitment to doing the process right.
A seasoned remodeler looks for the perfect concrete drill.
These intricate, custom railings that lead to a spacious wine cellar in a private residence were designed and created by metal artist and blacksmith Scott Lankton. Each hand-chiseled leaf and…
Regardless of the task, sanding is usually the part of the process that most of us don’t really enjoy. Having the wrong tool for the job only makes matters worse.…
Standard circular saws and miter saws can cut bevel angles up to about 54°. While that handles most day-to-day needs, every so often you need to make a cheek cut…
Strictly speaking, powder rooms have only a sink and a toilet, but they afford an important measure of convenience to guests and residents alike and can also add value to a home.
The job of the breaker panel is to distribute the incoming power to the separate circuits throughout a home’s electrical system.
Archaeological evidence tells us that humans were enjoying wine as far back as 6000 B.C. A perishable product, wine will soon spoil if exposed to extreme fluctuations in temperature or…
Pouring a concrete slab on top of a thick layer of rigid foam is an effective way to create a super-insulated foundation.
This executive stewards the design of traditional homes and the manufacture of historically authentic building components.
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