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Risinger Homes is a custom builder and whole house remodeling contractor that specializes in architect-driven and fine craftsmanship work. We utilize an in-house carpentry staff and the latest building science research to build dramatically more efficient, healthy and durable homes.
Be sure to check out my video blog on YouTube, and follow me on Twitter @MattRisinger
Matt Risinger's blogs and videos appear on this site with his permission
Matt Risinger jumps at the chance to do a wood roof the right way.
Quad Max looks to be the ultimate sealant for any weather and any jobsite application.
If you need to make a custom window or door sill pan, or flash a pipe, wire, or deck ledger there is not a better product than Elastoform.
Matt Risinger explains how he modified a Zip Wall installation for added durability.
Tankless water heaters are fantastic units but they do need more care & maintenance than a typical 50 gallon tank heater.
Need a few gift ideas for your crew? Blogger and JLC contributor Matt Risinger has some good ones!
I love building hidden doors! I also enjoy showing them off because apparently everyone on YouTube is searching for a way to hide a room.
This summer, about 500 of brightest minds in the science of construction attended the Building Science summer camp hosted by Building Science Corporation in Westford MA.
Plumbing is a huge topic and isn't easy to cover in one blog post but here's a few rookie mistakes that I'm seeing in the field.
Let’s start with some obvious mistakes that aren’t even visible to most builders or buyers.
Because brick is highly porous, installing the proper WRB is critical to protecting the sheathing.
A recipe for eliminating interior callbacks
To ensure a waterproof installation, use adhesive between layers of waterproofing materials and pay close attention to corners and intersections.
SawStop Contractor Table Saw
In tight houses, make sure the frame is dry before closing up the walls
Excluding heat and humidity saves energy, improves comfort, and increases durability
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