Selecting Windows for Coastal Homes
All windows worth buying should carry a valid warranty and meet basic structural...
Keeping Moisture Out of Oceanfront Homes
Cordless Finish Nailers
Six months after Paslode released a new Impulse trim nailer, Porter-Cable introduced a hoseless finish nailer of its own — the Bammer. JLC’s tool expert looks at how design differences affect performance, maintenance, and usability.
Q&A: Painted Plywood Floors
Q: Can painted plywood be used as both the subfloor and finish floor over 24-inch...
Q&A: Roof Venting Basics
Q: Here in the West, we often build with exposed rafter tails. For attic roof vents, we typically drill three 1 1/2-inch holes through every other soffit block, and install ridge vents. Is this enough ventilation?
How to Replace a Bearing Wall
Here are a couple of ways to safely provide structural support when the job calls...