JLC Report: Bare-Bones HVAC Proves Its Worth in Affordable Development
Bare-bones hvac proves its worth in affordable development; proposed clampdown on...
Replacing a Beach-House Foundation
A modified mat slab saved this cottage from the sea.
Steel header retrofit, retaining wall basics, fly ash concrete, in praise of Palms...
Ordering Ready-Mix Concrete
There’s more to concrete than water, cement, sand, and stone. An experienced batch plant manager talks about the admixtures that help you match the mix to the job.
Backfill: A Concrete Slab for Y3K
A temple built to last a thousand years
Coping with the labor shortage, water heater failures, higher fly ash content in concrete, new home ventilation standard
For What It's Worth
Joist hanger alignment tool, power cord reel, fiber cement roofing
Thin-coat stucco is gaining ground on traditional techniques. A New Mexico custom builder explains how these systems can cut costs and improve quality.
Foundation Waterproofing Options
When it comes to keeping water out of the basement, there’s a big difference between dampproofing and waterproofing. A contractor with nine years of waterproofing experience tells how to choose and apply products that will really keep a basement dry.