June 15, 2018
Keep the soil next to the house dry; making sure your roof gutters make sure the soil against the foundation slopes away at a minimum pitch of 1 in 10; and bring in an engineer for structural questions.
June 8, 2018
More on the metric system, paint, humidity, sheds, and foundation work. Plus, when is it okay to work on your roof without shoes?
November 27, 2017
A heavy gauge of metal flashing offers increased durability.
August 25, 2017
Building with insulating concrete forms, preventing rot on low-slope roofing, and mad props for your humble show-notes compiler.
July 17, 2017
Details on prepping and pouring the slab.
July 7, 2017
Insulation is critical, but a continuous air barrier is just as important.
July 6, 2017
Using a slab over an excavated basement offers significant cost savings.
June 30, 2017
Modern cabins, ventilation, and building a foundation on piers.
June 27, 2017
Our system has evolved as we've driven down costs while maintaining performance.
June 26, 2017
The FHB House team finds a balance between improved performance and construction costs.
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