Protect that expensive roof during installation
Front-yard factories dot the coast road in Ecuador and Columbia
A set of detailed project specifications, or specs, save time, money, and aggravation by ensuring that everyone works off the same page.
Buenos Aires is an architectural voyeur’s destination, with gothic, and ornate classical buildings that rival Europe in grandeur. There are also a lot of cool homes, and street-level building craft to admire.
A rip of plywood, some blocks and a table saw will help you repurpose cruddy lumber from the bone pile into backing
A few tips on exterior trim and siding
Thickening the edge with a quarter-inch strip brings the trim back to the door jamb while spanning the rain screen WRB
A woven mesh with integrated house wrap allows drainage and drying
Flashing under an exterior door and along the bottom of a basement wall that used to have an overhead door
Low-e coatings screen infrared heat from moving through the glass, either inward, outward, or both
A 4-Dimensional look at deck flashing that works
ProToolReviews test drives over two dozen models to help you pick your next purchase
A drip edge overlapping strategy that won't catch the eye
Too much of a good thing can kill you. Including sunny weather.
An interesting project that requires redundant water management detailing
Simple upgrades to steps you take anyway can significantly boost the energy performance of a home