Replacing a Patio's Brick Border
For best results, use the right kind of brick and the appropriate type of mortar.
Fixing Ghost Doors
There's nothing supernatural about it.
Pre-Assembling Exterior Trim
Fabricating parts on the ground or in the shop saves time and improves quality.
Windows in Thick Walls
Which is better, an innie or an outie?
Building an Efficient House in a Hot Climate
The Texas sun is blazing where I build in Austin. Here are four tips for building...
Setting up the Site - New Construction
Clean, safe, and secure jobsites take time and effort. Matt Risinger discusses the...
Curing Time for Concrete Footings
Temperature, admixtures, and fly-ash content can affect how long it takes for concrete to achieve its rated strength.
Installing a Flue-Top Damper
Top-sealing dampers install quickly, seal out unwanted guests, and keep...
Attaching a Deck to SIPs
Though it is possible to beef up a SIP in order to attach a deck ledger, the best...
Building With Cross Laminated Timber
The solid CLT panels simplify making the building envelope airtight, and they help...