Posted on
Ready Frame Reinvents the Framing Package

BMC adds precut everything—plates, headers, cripples, trimmers, and more—to... More

Posted on
Insulating a Sunroom Floor

An insulated floor can make that sunroom more livable. More

Posted on
Charleston Adapts to Sea-Level Rise

When you live in the Low Country, a rising ocean is not just a theory. More

Posted on
As Flood Maps Change, Cape Cod Builders Elevate

New FEMA flood zone maps are pushing builders to set new homes on pilings. More

Posted on
The 7-Minute House

When my friends at Cape Cod Habitat for Humanity asked me to help with the first... More

Posted on
New Deadline for FEMA Sandy Claim Review: October 15

FEMA is giving homeowners another month to request a review of their Hurricane... More

Posted on
How Long Does it Take to Build a House?

Everybody wonders how long it should take to build a house. The answer is simple:... More

Posted on
Making a Large Opening in a Narrow House

Builder Rob Corbo tackles a project requiring a two-story masonry opening to help... More

Posted on
Maine Remodel Beats Passive House Standards

Less than half an air change per hour at minus fifty Pascals … yep, that’s pretty... More

Posted on
Curbless Shower Retrofit

Curbless showers continue to grow in popularity, for reasons of both aesthetics... More

Posted on
A Net-Zero Addition on Cape Cod

A Cape Cod remodeler stresses airtightness and rooftop solar panels in a bid for... More

Posted on
Island House Makeover: Starts at the Bottom

Coastal Connection follows along as a Maine design/build firm starts a bottom-up... More

View All >
JLC Field Guide
Close X