Jonathan Fishbeck, CEO of BuilderFish, explains the anatomy of masonry veneer walls that won't trap water and cause rot.
Concrete & Masonry
An extensive repair sometimes beats total foundation replacement
Crawlspaces offer all of the headaches of a basement and none of the benefits.
A failing foundation wall creates an opportunity for an apartment entry stairway with egress windows and a cascading green space
When the world pushes in your walls, pull it back with helical tieback anchors
Floating on a bamboo raft
Builder's culture shock
A Latin American look at concrete, cane, and tropical hardwood
A mashup of various footage shot for the Rapacious Creditor series
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Brick seems like a stone, but stones break down to sand, silt. Water always wins.
Repairing a cracked and sinking concrete pool patio and it's adjoining concrete slab walkway by injecting high-density foam under it
Two videos showing how to convert the layout rectangle into a concrete patio with a paver border, and adding concrete piers as a foundation
Furring the inside of masonry walls makes room for wires and can significantly improve the R-value
A four dimensional detail drawing of an insulated and damp-resistant basement slab