Skylight installations — especially those with splayed shafts — can challenge all of a remodeler’s skills. A California carpenter leads us step-by-step through layout, framing, and finish.
Here’s a prescription for installing k&b fixtures and appliances with minimal trouble, by a remodeling foreman.
A foreman describes how West Coast contractors install foundation, wall, and roof connectors without breaking the flow of framing.
One remodeler’s answers to organizing a variety of tools and materials on a crowded building site.
Every few years earthquakes cause damage to buildings on the West Coast. We look at new, engineered building practices that are helping frame houses meet the test.