Q&A: Floor-System-Integrated Headers
What are the guidelines for letting rim joists act as headers in a wall system?
Flashing a Curved Window With Straight Flashing
How do you flash around a curved window when all you have is straight flashing tape?
JLC June Letters
Risinger’s recent video sparks a debate about Tyvek, and a reader takes issue with foam-slicing saws.
JLC May Letters
Tips for soldering a lap seam; the usefulness of the GRK lap harness; and the future of vocational training.
JLC April Letters
Joists in an old floor, repairing a concrete slab in an old floor, and more.
Fastening Deck Ledger to an I-Joist Floor
If you need to attach a deck ledger to a house with I-Joist floors, first figure out if the rim board is structural and go from there
Landings for Deck Stairs
Even though deck landings are usually part of the deck stairs, they should be...
Readers Comment on Decks, Joist Spans, and Faux Stone
Reader comments and author replies on "Strong, Safe Decks (Sep/13), continuous joists (Q&A, Oct/13), and stone veneer (Sep/13).
Tips For Building Deck Stairs
The stairs are one of the most important parts of a deck. If proper attention...
Practical Green for Coastal Homes
As green building grabs the attention of otherwise cautious home buyers, so does...