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Rather than shore the house and replace the bulging block foundation, this builder used plywood slip forms to pour a concrete reinforcing wall on the outside.
A Superior Wall foundation has as much strength as a poured foundation, plus it’s insulated, requires no footings, and can install in less than a day. If there’s a manufacturing plant in your area, this is a system worth looking at.
Fixture clearances in tight bathrooms
Q: Is there an easy way to get a good color match when filling nail holes in natural or stained trim? The filler we use looks fine until the stain or clear finish is applied.
Q: What is a reasonable degree of accuracy to expect from foundation and framing subcontractors?
Avoiding installation trouble spots
Q: Is there a simple way to size floor joists?
Q: We use a yellow carpenter’s glue for wood-to-wood gluing chores. Every winter, I invariably leave the container in my truck overnight, and the glue freezes. Can this glue be thawed and used after it has frozen?
As the popularity of pneumatic nail guns increases, so does the range of fasteners. The Journal examines the newest materials and designs.
Portable cabinet lift speeds installation
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