Mike Guertin

Pry Bars

Some bars are bred for wrecking, scraping, demolishing, stripping, razing, and... More

Hammer Tackers

Lowly-but-essential tools that we count on unconsciously and curse when we can't... More

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Roof Ventilation for Coastal Homes

Rhode Island builder Mike Guertin shares his strategies for beating leaks caused... More

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Letters

Locating vents away from soffits, top-down roofing, wormdrive saws, building paper... More

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Building Truss Roofs The Safe Way

Preassembling truss roof sections on the ground decreases risk and saves time. A... More

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Teach Classes & Win Customers

A Rhode Island builder tells how teaching free classes in his community brings a stream of prequalified prospective clients. More

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Letters

Drywall codes; back-priming discussion; CAD for Macs; sizing I-joists for clear spans; safety reminder; more More

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Letters

Vo-tech education not enough; knowledge of building science is necessary; fiber-cement dust control; more More

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Letters

Guaranteed completion dates win the contract; undermount sinks; defending polyisocyanurate insulation; more More

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Letters

More on payment schedules, painting over knots, affordable design catalog announced, “green” building vs. “healthy” building, followup on tool pretenders, flitch beam details More

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