Hardware, fasteners, and panels can work together to significantly boost wind resistance of wood-framed structures
A primer on how heads, threads, tapers, and drives differ depending on application
It turns out, 5/8 plywood is about the best window insurance you can buy
Questions and answers about the engineering, endurance, and manufacturing of an AdvanTech subfloor
The top reason to study engineering in college: Wall of Wind. Yay Science!
A toolkit of simple solutions to complex wall bracing requirements
Less is more, more or less. And now it is codified.
Which will be the brick that broke the camel's back (and by 'camel,' we mean 'OSB' ...)
Peel and stick Z-flashing and some padding pushes a ledger flush with the face of the thick panels. A cover sheet of peel and stick completely waterproof the ledger before the deck is framed
Use prescriptive and custom solutions to counteract the forces you anticipate experiencing
Draw a full-scale mockup and snap a line with fascia in kind
Continuous exterior insulation means smaller studs and higher performance