Diamonds are ceramic tile cutters best friend. Ok, they are not, but they can sure improve a sanding pad.
Letting the brick dry evenly is the key for old masonry walls that want to leak less energy
Field-testing a tool pick from the National Hardware Show
In places where climate zones are irrelevant, form follows function, and the function includes kicking back
Plywood and paint make extinguishers what they ain't
Miters vs. butt joints
On the Job Tip: Look before you leap
Like kitchen & bath remodels, it involves plumbing, ventilation, electrical upgrades, waterproofing, and building inspectors
A: Neither. It is a physics problem. The solution lies in carpenters and drywall installers working together
With blower door tests in the building code, it is up to more than just the insulators or the GC to deliver results: many trades have a stake.
The best containment strategy depends on the job size, tools required, location in the house, and proximity to living space
News Flash: Drywall can be an air barrier
The switch plates will only cover a little gap, so if your cut is sloppy, you'll have to come back to patch. And someone has to pay for that.
Warm and dry basement living space begins with keeping the basement dry—duh. All moisture from outside must be directed away from the interior walls and slab.
It's all in the wrist.