carbon fiber straps used to repair wall cracks

Carbon fiber straps may be used to repair wall cracks or bowing that’s no more than 2 inches. Before applying carbon straps, remove all paint from the wall. 

Dos and don’ts for creating a structurally sound, finished basement that homeowners will love

A new take on an old favorite 

making sure flashing tape stick pro remodeler

A look at what makes flashing tape so sticky and why the way you install it determines how well it stays stuck

wooden i-joist jobsite know how pro remodeler

Adding plywood gussets to short lengths of I-joist makes for easy-to-install blocking in an engineered floor frame

A look behind the walls of the New American Remodel 

CJC carl callsen burger boat room

During his time with the Burger Boat Company, Carl Callsen crafted all of the woodwork in this master stateroom of a luxury ship.

Carl Callsen comes from a family of carpenters, but he is different from his parents in one extremely important way

Expanding and updating a cramped mid-century home was the mission for the 2018 Model ReModel

Carrying the right equipment can save you a lot of time and money. Here’s a list of what’s in my truck.

fastenmaster LOK screws

FastenMaster’s LOK line of structural wood screws eliminates the need for pre-drilling

It's like five tools in one, pluse a few more

At the rate technology is changing, early adopters will succeed at the expense of remodelers who take a wait-and-see approach.

Half of his team quit over a single two-week period. The loss was devastating. 

remodelers may earn more if response times increase

Remodelers are letting tens of thousands of dollars pass them by 

In this bathroom for a master suite addition to a Tudor-style home, most of the daylight comes from two north-facing skylights.

Part of a master suite addition to a Tudor-style home in Denver, most of the daylight comes from two north-facing skylights. A monochromatic palette of light colors was chosen, with a contrasting dark stain used for “his” vanity to make it feel more masculine. Interior designer: Kristi Dinner, KD Design; general contractor: Coggeshall Construction

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