Siding & Exterior Trim

Dec 23 2016

The mission of water is to turn houses to mush. Some drip edge flashings may actually help water accomplish this mission.

Dec 22 2016

Andres Duany defends the bad boy of exterior claddings, and urges the industry to up its game

Dec 21 2016

A man, a sheet metal brake, and a built-in measurement gauge 

Oct 25 2016

I get this question all the time: "Stucco all the way down to the roofing: right or wrong?" Answer: WRONG. and here's why...

 

Oct 24 2016

A tight air barrier is the best way to build an energy-efficient house. Outside the sheathing are many chances to make it better.

Sep 20 2016

Ground zero for roof rot is often where roofs meet walls.

Sep 10 2016

Drip edge flashing kicks water away from walls

Sep 9 2016

Architectural salvage leads the design direction of a door in need of replacement

 

Jul 5 2016

A deep energy retrofit in Concord, MA illustrates everything you need to know to bring a house to energy überville

Jun 2 2016

Plywood and paint make extinguishers what they ain't

May 28 2016

Can't get your bricklayers to answer the phone? Call SAM (Semi Automated Mason)

Apr 29 2016

Coil Stock Origami: from coil to corner in 1:00 flat

Apr 28 2016

How to find a moisture leak on a flat roof with multiple elevations

Apr 15 2016

What you need to know about wood siding, stucco, stone, and brick installations. From one of the top design/build/remodeling companies in the US.

Apr 12 2016

One of those "If I help, will it save me money?" jobs. But not in a bad way.

Apr 3 2016

From coil stock to finished trim in 30 seconds flat

Apr 2 2016

Kirk Giordanos, aka, Mr. Plaster Fantaster, shows us yet another way to kill time, and amaze your kids, while waiting to get into a job: Spin a hawk on a trowel. 

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