Avoiding the Most Common Construction Defects
Here’s what to look for and how to prevent problems
Controlling Floor Vibration
Compliance with deflection limits in the code doesn't guarantee customer...
A Flush-Framed Floor to Maximize Space
Eliminating a dropped beam and a brick pier in a basement remodel required the use...
Installing tile over electric radiant heating
Lineup of Linear Shower Drains
An installer's look at a selection of current products
Prepping for Outdoor Patio Tile Installation
Detail the substrate properly for a long-lasting floor.
A Craftsman-Style Newel and Railing
This unique newel and railing system was custom built on site from stock parts.
JLC May Letters
Tips for soldering a lap seam; the usefulness of the GRK lap harness; and the future of vocational training.
Basement Stairs Transplant
Stacking the basement stairs under the stairs to the second floor opens up the...