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A pre-construction smoke-test will produce air leaks you (and your clients) can see
In 2018, ResiCap brought in $483 million with a myriad of services including renovating hundreds of homes across dozens of states.
The rise of instructional content on YouTube and Instagram and what the people producing it (and watching it) think you should know.
The clients want to add space underground to preserve the scale of their home. They might agree to an addition, but only if the front elevation is just right. So that’s where we start.
3 tips from the experts for improving and streamlining basement door installations
The result is a clean cutout that will be easily concealed by a standard coverplate
The trick is to use narrow strips of membrane and a triangular stick
Tools and techniques for making perfect electrical box cutouts every time
Did the homeowners insist on their misguided vision, or were the remodelers simply clueless to the harm they were inflicting?
Start familiarizing yourself with solar, California remodelers
One screw to solve the problem of anchoring into metal studs
Studies show that “bump nailers” cause twice as many serious injuries compared with sequential-trigger nail guns. Three carpenters we interviewed (Shawn Mahler, Caleb Miller, and Nathan Roberts) described the injuries shown in these photos during video interviews available at the website for the Center for Construction Research and Training.
Three carpenters come clean about their injuries from using “bump nailers”—nail guns with contact triggers
Tips for making a perfect joint where wood meets brick or other irregular surfaces
Remodeler Steve Pallrand imparts invaluable insights on salvaging materials and saving his clients thousands, while saving the planet
Built-up deck beams create seams that collect water and inhibit drying. Using spacers between 2-bys creates an airspace that promotes drainage and speeds drying.
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.