Small Projects

Moving a Building Using Muscle Power Alone

How many people does it take to move a house or a barn? It depends on the size of... More

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Noritz NRC711 Condensing Tankless Unit

A gas-fired condensing unit with an Energy Factor of 0.94 for both NG and LP fuels. More

More Cooperation Needed

A deck builder writes in that his building department required a soils engineer for a deck on a house more than 25 years old More

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Maine Builder Gets Small With Micro-Houses

“It’s not for everybody, but it’s certainly for somebody,” Maine builder Caleb Albert says of his company’s 624-square-foot product. More

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Fire Sprinkler Debate: Still Smoldering

Firefighters and home builders are still at odds over the issue of proposed code... More

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How to Lower the Cost of RPP Compliance When Bidding on Small Jobs

You can work safely and still compete with uncertified remodelers by understanding... More

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Weathering the Downturn

Small construction companies are relying on diverse strengths to survive in a dismal economic climate. More

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No Lot Too Small

Plenty of business cards say “no job too small.” Builder Dan Upton and architect... More

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Tight Fit in Toronto

To judge by its dimensions — 45 feet by 6 feet 6 inches — the structure at 128 Day... More

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