October 24, 2016
This design strives for reasonably low energy use, offset by photovoltaic panels to reach annual net-zero-energy use.
October 17, 2016
Faster, safer, easier — instead of shingling from the bottom up, we're shingling from the top down.
October 16, 2016
Front porch roof ties the house and garage together.
October 15, 2016
In places where it snows, a vented roof usually makes sense. Rhode Island, where the ProHOME is being built, is just such a place. The alternative to a vented roof…
October 4, 2016
One 36-in.-wide roll of self-adhering underlayment is typically installed — but it probably won't meet code.
October 3, 2016
Is it a good idea to install underlayment over Zip roof sheathing or am I wasting my time?
September 19, 2016
How to handle framing a roof that may be "more complicated than it has to be."
Sheathing takes teamwork — cutting, moving the panels out, placing, and then nailing.
Roof overhangs at the eaves and rakes protect the walls below from rain and sun. But are they really necessary?
September 18, 2016
With the run measurements I made from the site conditions, Warwick CTC students calculated the diagonals and made templates.
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