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This time it’s in a fat wall wrapped with a housewrap air barrier and exterior rigid insulation
Symbi Homes builds and remodels green from the ground up at the Model ReModel 2022 project, the Regeneration House
Jobsite Know-How details how to install a window... again. This time it’s in a fat wall wrapped with an air barrier and exterior rigid insulation
Symbi Homes plans to achieve several green certifications for its remodel of a 19th-century Victorian, our Model ReModel 2022 project.
Effective soundproofing is the result of the materials used, and how they are connected or isolated from each other.
When large tiles break, the substrate usually gets the blame. But often the real culprit is using the wrong technique to trowel the mortar.
Create a drainage plane and rebuild with water-tolerant materials
This site-built lever solves the problem of safely lifting and supporting a heavy load while working solo.
Using this old-school method, footings and stem walls are formed and poured together
To draw air from sub-slab soil, the slab must be airtight
During a hurricane, a lot of wind and water damage occurs when soffits blow off the building. Here’s a look at why it happens and how to prevent it.
A good building envelope begins with foundation details that keep water out, and air and heat in
For long-lasting results, reattach loose lath and plaster surrounding the patch
Goodbye bull-and-jam demo. Magnets and drills are cleaner—and ultimately faster—than sledgehammers.