Repair

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EPA Expands Oversight of Lead-Paint Rule

Will remodelers come to dread a letter from the EPA more than one from the IRS? More

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JLC April Letters

Joists in an old floor, repairing a concrete slab in an old floor, and more. More

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Replacing a Wooden Gutter

A bowed, sagging wall complicated this custom repair. More

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Q&A: The Best Way to Repair a Hole in a Concrete Slab Before Tiling Over?

Michael Byrne, a veteran tile installer and consultant, explains two scenarios:... More

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Restoring a Church Steeple

A wind-damaged church gets a new aluminum spire. More

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Restoring a Church Steeple

A wind-damaged church gets a new aluminum spire. More

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Restoring a Milk Bottle-Shaped Restaurant

A Spokane builder repairs a fire-damaged historic structure. More

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Massachusetts Masonry Contractor Completes Repairs on a Priceless Sculpture

The art of using a diamond saw, coring bit, and tension rod to stabilize a 2,000-... More

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Reinforcing Straps For Compromised Framing

The next time the plumber goes berserk with a Sawzall, it might not take so long... More

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Replacing a Slab Foundation

When the original builder flubs a foundation, someone else has to clean up the mess. More

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