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More stories about Panels

  • A New Look for Old Paneling

    Skim-coating the walls with setting compound is easier than starting from scratch.

  • Building a Beamed Ceiling

    Prefabricating the paneled sections on the floor speeds installation.

  • Painting Steel Roofing

    Q: When installing painted steel roofing, is it necessary to coat the edges of cut panels in order to prevent rust?

  • Replacing an Electrical Service

    Upgrading service equipment increases safety and load capacity while bringing the house up to code.

  • Fast Fix for Dark Paneling

    Q: We recently completed the remodel of a 1970s relic complete with dark paneling and shag carpet. In some areas, the homeowner acquiesced and allowed us to apply new 1/2-inch drywall over the old paneling, while in other areas we simply painted over it.

  • Building a Frame-and-Panel Fireplace

    Pocket-screw joinery and specialty moldings transform a site-built mantel into high-end millwork.

  • Fast-Tracking a Pop-Top Addition

    Using wall panels and trusses, framing and roofing took only four days.

  • Letters

    Unvented attics meet code; mystery setup; the joy of SIPs; safety-story feedback; more

  • Products

    Low-Maintenance Railing - Speedy Anchor - Durable Decks - Shelter from the Storm - Faster Fastening - Revolutionary Roof - Synthetic Underlayment - Maximum Opening - Pristine Trim - Competing Compressors

  • Building With Structural Insulated Panels

    SIPs produce a tight, well-insulated shell that takes less labor to construct than an equivalent stick-framed building.