A set of detailed project specifications, or specs, save time, money, and aggravation by ensuring that everyone works off the same page.
ProToolReviews test drives over two dozen models to help you pick your next purchase
Aerial lifts are a real time-saver on jobsites; with a few basic safety precautions, they can continue to be
Guts, grout, and happy accidents make concrete countertops that look like stone—at least to non-geologists
Guardrails provide a physical barrier between the worker and the fall hazard. When constructed correctly, guardrails can prevent a person from falling from elevated workplaces.
Water often finds its way into holes in the wall. It is your job to help it get out.
Part 2 in a miniseries on fall protection equipment and techniques
Turns out, ducts buried under insulation actually can work to save energy and eliminate condensation inside the ducts. If you seal and insulate them first
An in-depth look at what is involved with personal fall protection, how to use it, where it's appropriate, and where to get it
Less is more, more or less. And now it is codified.
Words, actions, and people matter
A handful of handies for the tool editor who has (almost) everything
Tend to yourself and to immediate danger—and then start planning your comeback party
How to reduce ice dams, improve thermal performance, and boost durability of homes with vented attics
Just because you draw it doesn't mean they'll build it that way. Know what makes sense, what the framer can execute, and forget about designing in two-foot modules