Protect that expensive roof during installation
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.
For cutting rockwool insulation, retire your old bread knife and pick up a pair of these
A better mousetrap that actually catches mice. Or at least pours gas without getting your hands gassy
Rinse off with cold water before the hot shower.
Take your time. Work slow. Be organized. You will get done faster.
A solid connection for adding bolts to existing concrete
Exterior insulation can create transition problems. Here are a few solutions
A flowable concrete coating that makes a patchy old slab new again
A peek at interior and exterior foundation waterproofing in one single house
Tie the walls to the foundation, the floor to the walls, and add shear strength for lateral support
A drone's-eye view of an ongoing remodeling project
A collection of five videos on a Passive House Retrofit in Sharon, CT (climate zone 5) executed by Ben Bogie, Built to Last, LLC
Condense all of the critical measurements of a room onto the sides of one stick
Consistent deck screw placement and spacing between deck boards comes from a system of jigs and spacers
Dope details don't just happen; they are planned and executed