Demolition

Mar 6 2018

If you can't build to stay dry, build to tolerate wet

Feb 27 2018

Make a route for drainage, protect the structure, and use water-tolerant materials to rebuild

Oct 12 2017

This first video in the series focuses on the existing conditions and the demolition sequence. Following videos look at the foundation, framing, exterior shell, and exterior finishes.

Sep 30 2017

A machine, a saw, and some patience beats brute force and a sledgehammer every time

Sep 11 2017

Rinse off with cold water before the hot shower.

Aug 30 2017

Take your time. Work slow. Be organized. You will get done faster.

Aug 24 2017

Long wedges cut from 2x4s are extremely effective for removing difficult flooring. Oh yeah, and don't forget the sledgehammer.

 

May 2 2017

A drone's-eye view of an ongoing remodeling project

Sep 6 2016

The continuing saga of a year's worth of tools reviewed in a weekend: demo, digging, door-setting, and deep-detection

Aug 19 2016

A hidden funnel between inside and out dumps water into the wall

Jul 16 2016

Have a good weekend

Nov 29 2015

Wrecking bar, hammer A pry bar, and a cat's paw— Surgical demo

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