Dan Morrison is senior technical editor of ProTradeCraft.com, a sister site to Professional Remodeler.
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Letting brick dry evenly is the key to avoiding water problems
When properly detailed, roof ventilation keeps roofing materials cooler and prevents ice dams
A fast, efficient, repeatable way to build drawers that are strong enough for the way most drawers are used
These heating-cooling marvels work great but don’t always go with the rest of the room. Here are five ways to dress them up or conceal them altogether.
Compartmentalizing the air barrier builds redundancy into the envelope, adding quality and improved performance to your projects
Five steps to problem-free installation
On the second layer, offset and tape the seams, and use the rainscreen strapping to hold everything in place
Poorly installed or missing flashing at roof-wall connections is a common cause of water damage. Here's the solution
Careful flashing and a tight fit are keys to success when retrofitting the first of two layers of foam
A how-to guide for slab-on-grade foundations in either hot or cold climates
Tips for insulating slab-on-grade foundations
Whether it’s wood or composite, here’s how to ensure that water drains away from the walls, ledger, and joists