Illinois

Pre-Hanging Exterior Doors
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Pre-Hanging Exterior Doors

Bring it in house to make sure it’s done right the first time More

Door and Window Defects Added to Disclosure List
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Door and Window Defects Added to Disclosure List

In Illinois, the disclosure list gets longer, specifically calling out moisure... More

Roll Out the Barrel House
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Roll Out the Barrel House

A former summer camp whose design came straight from the funny pages gets a new... More

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Clients from Hell

Adam Shaf says a dispute with his former clients stems from them "not paying us for work, not because of poor workmanship." More

An Efficient Box Truck Build-Out
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An Efficient Box Truck Build-Out

An organized work vehicle can save you a ton of time and effort, and it might even... More

Modular Tool Organizers
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Modular Tool Organizers

Tool organizers from Festool, DeWalt, and Bosch. Choose which system best fits... More

Remodeling to Meet Accessibility Standards
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Remodeling to Meet Accessibility Standards

Recently my Chicago-based construction company renovated a second-floor apartment... More

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Congress Tackles Flood Insurance Reform Agains
Remodeling a Shotgun Flat
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Remodeling a Shotgun Flat

A Chicago designer finds ingenious ways to squeeze more elbow room from a cramped... More

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Letters

Lead-paint regulations; ice dams revisited More

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