June 26, 2017
The smaller heating and cooling system has lower purchase and operating costs and requires fewer solar panels.
March 28, 2017
In balloon-framed walls, the studs are continuous from the mudsill all the way to the top plates on the uppermost floor where the rafters rest.
January 10, 2017
Framing system looks to eliminate hurricane ties.
December 9, 2016
In this week's podcast, Justin tells Rob to get his own lumber guy, and Brian gives URLs for everything including things that don't have URLs.
December 7, 2016
Tricky framing transitions, I-joists for rafters, and top-down shingling offer a look at some unconventional but effective techniques.
December 6, 2016
EPDM membrane makes an easy-to-install, cost-effective drain system to create dry space beneath.
December 2, 2016
Some cool tool talk from Patrick McCombe who reports on the real-deal STAFDA convention and much more.
November 17, 2016
Several code-approved options beyond the standard double 2x12 save material and energy.
October 29, 2016
With the beam longer than the porch ledger it is a challenge to transfer the rafter layout so the framing is square.
October 26, 2016
Student's highlights of garage roof framing.
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