Best Practice for Stucco Parapet Caps
To ensure a waterproof installation, use adhesive between layers of waterproofing...
Q&A: Safe Soil Lead Levels Next to House
Q: I'm doing a whole-house remodel on an old home. It's the height of the gardening season, and the owners - knowing that many layers of lead-based paint had been scraped off the house over the years - asked me what I thought about planting tomatoes in th
Waterfront property never goes out of style, and everyone likes a spectacular...
JLC Extra: Simple Sill Pans - Sources of Supply
A list of companies that sell sill pans or materials for making sill pans.
Whether designed for regular use or emergency power, the system your clients...
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Raising the Ceilings in a Whole-House Remodel
Thanks to a good plan, a sizable crew, and a bunch of 20-ton screw jacks, the...
Repairing Fire Damage
Assessing the damage and making repairs is challenging enough, but you've also got...
Timber-Frame Roofs for Great Rooms
Classic mortise-and-tenon timber trusses add timeless appeal to open rooms without...