How Insulation Can Peel Your Paint
Joe Lstiburek on capillary suction, a moisture transport mechanism that is...
Rules for Drilling and Notching Deck Framing
Following these simple guidelines when modifying joists, beams, and posts will...
Testing Single Posts vs. Railing Assemblies
The president of a post-anchor manufacturing company weighs in on load testing of guardrail posts and assemblies
The $680K Mistake: Beach House Built On Wrong Lot
“It’s a beaut. Can you move it?” The owners of a brand new custom home in Hammock Dunes, Florida, got some bad news this year. Their new house should have been built on the lot next door.
Installing kitchen cabinets in plane, misclassifying workers, Lowe's lumber-sizing lawsuit
Monitoring Home Performance
Certain home performance problems are hard to catch because you may not be at the...
A Tall Deck in Earthquake Country
How a California contractor incorporated a steel moment frame into the design of a...
A $1.8M Tear Down
A $1.8 million waterfront house built on the wrong lot must be removed
The Case of the Sobbing Siding
On a callback for a siding leak, a building inspector discovers that his roof...