Dan Morrison is senior technical editor of ProTradeCraft.com, a sister site to Professional Remodeler.

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November 08, 2017

Letting brick dry evenly is the key to avoiding water problems

May 15, 2017

When properly detailed, roof ventilation keeps roofing materials cooler and prevents ice dams

May 12, 2017

A fast, efficient, repeatable way to build drawers that are strong enough for the way most drawers are used

March 13, 2017

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.

February 06, 2017

Compartmentalizing the air barrier builds redundancy into the envelope, adding quality and improved performance to your projects

January 07, 2017

Five steps to problem-free installation

October 07, 2016

On the second layer, offset and tape the seams, and use the rainscreen strapping to hold everything in place

August 22, 2016

Poorly installed or missing flashing at roof-wall connections is a common cause of water damage. Here's the solution

August 05, 2016

Careful flashing and a tight fit are keys to success when retrofitting the first of two layers of foam

July 14, 2016

A how-to guide for slab-on-grade foundations in either hot or cold climates

July 14, 2016

Tips for insulating slab-on-grade foundations

June 27, 2016

Whether it’s wood or composite, here’s how to ensure that water drains away from the walls, ledger, and joists 

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