Are you a subscriber but don’t have an online account?

Register for full online access.

 
 
 
 

More stories about Additions

  • Steep-Slope to Low-Slope Transitions

    Doug Horgan discusses a troublesome area that frequently gets overlooked: the transition between a steep-slope roof and a low-slope roof.

  • Fixing Faulty Roof Framing

    A remodeler working on a master suite remodel that involves a cathedral ceiling explains how to identify and address faulty roof framing.

  • Estimating Using Templates, Part Three

    Whether you estimate with an off-the-shelf system or using an Excel spreadsheet, most systems today are built around a database of unit pricing items. Here are some tips to get you started.

  • Clean up Your Mesh: Gutter Protection

    A range of new and updated products are available to make gutter protection a lucrative business opportunity.

  • Remodeling in Masonry

    Two projects illustrate how a methodical approach and careful details keep old walls from crumbling.

  • Contemporary Bathroom Addition

    A stepped footprint makes the most of space left by a property easement.

  • Hanging Drywall with a Crew of One

    With a few specialized tools and techniques, you can cost-effectively hang drywall by yourself.

  • Morgan Library & Museum McKim Building

    New York/Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners

  • Replacing Giant Columns

    A methodical approach yielded masterful results in this oversize remodeling project.

  • Making Space for a Barrel Vault

    Modifying the existing trusses from below saved the cost of rebuilding the roof.