April 23, 2018
Code? What code? Well the IRC is pretty straight-forward: Prescriptive code measures + Manufacturers' Installation Instructions.
April 13, 2018
Finishes and coatings: frosted glass, milk paint, wood stain, and sprayers. Also, plywood, net-zero and building codes, building a desk, and hidden joinery.
March 1, 2018
The local building official often has the last word, so it’s always good to check how he or she addresses snow and live loads.
February 27, 2018
Don’t get burned: The right materials and details are a start. Landscaping and regular maintenance can help. But even these steps sometimes aren’t enough.
January 5, 2018
If you could recreate your house from scratch, what trim material would you use?
October 12, 2017
A closer look at TechNotes from NAHB and Home Innovation Research Lab.
October 10, 2017
Codes and Disasters: California wildfires are still raging and are not yet contained.
September 20, 2017
The insulation that makes this ProHOME energy efficient went above and beyond code minimum. Way beyond.
May 26, 2017
Casement windows, lead paint abatement, dormers, and when smart membrane is not needed.
May 16, 2017
A single row of 36 in. of protection is what roofers most often put down, but that may not be enough.
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