When times get tough, it helps to remember what’s good about the industry
There’s more than one way to calculate quantities for curved slabs and tube forms. We review the standard math, add a shortcut, and throw in a cheat sheet for good measure.
The New American Remodel explores creative approaches to sustainable design
These simple folds keep bulk water from flowing off the sides of metal window flashing and soaking the joint where the siding meets the casing
The larger the management team, the more latency there is in the network. Success depends on the people, the systems they use, and how often they use them.
A leading remodeler discusses the planning that went into the company’s new showroom
Three innovative tips for remodelers looking for new ways to open up a space
Turning a two-person job into a one-person job
The result of an electrician being on the mend for six weeks
Properly overlapping metal flashing, sealing tapes, and peel-and-stick membranes keeps wind-driven water from getting into the house
7 rules for creating zero punch-list remodeling jobs
The New American Remodel features an organic, contemporary aesthetic that’s warm and inviting
The industry’s first cold-formed steel prefabricated moment frame
A look at what makes flashing tape so sticky and why the way you install it determines how well it stays stuck
Adding plywood gussets to short lengths of I-joist makes for easy-to-install blocking in an engineered floor frame
Carrying the right equipment can save you a lot of time and money. Here’s a list of what’s in my truck.
Dos and don’ts for creating a structurally sound, finished basement that homeowners will love