Patricia McDaniel

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Q&A: Who’s Responsible for Hidden Conditions?

Q: When we pulled off the siding and sheathing from the gable end of an existing house in preparation for an addition, we were surprised to find that the roof has a 4x12 structural ridge beam supporting common rafters. We had assumed that the roof was fra Read more

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Laying a Stone Floor Laying a Stone Floor

A custom builder and remodeler describes how her crew cut and laid a sandstone floor. Read more

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Wrapping the House: Do's & Don'ts Wrapping the House: Do's & Don'ts

It’s easy to get sloppy when installing housewrap and flashings, but beware — reverse laps can dump water into the structure. Read more

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