The current mantra in designing homes is “tear down those walls!” Open floorplans are must-haves because they accentuate the casual living environment that consumers crave.
Building the home's structure properly is the most important thing you can do to ensure its future value. Besides the necessity for the home to be safe and sturdy, making sure that no large repairs will need to be made later is desirable for the homeowner.
During its August 1-14 community event, the Timber Framers Guild will erect this 48-by-85-foot, open-air pavilion to shelter a weekly farmer’s market and other community events and activities. Illustration: Timber Framers Guild.
Are you a builder who's never experienced the excitement of cutting and raising timbers? Here's an event for you.
FlatWrap HP from Benjamin Obdyke is a commercial-grade water-resistive barrier with enhanced UV and tear resistance.
Laticrete MVIS Air & Water Barrier is a single-component, load-bearing, vapor-permeable, fluid-applied, waterproofing, crack-isolation, air barrier membrane.
The CertaWrap Weather Resistant Barrier from CertainTeed provides an added layer of protection against air and moisture damage.
Cosella-Dörken has launched this vapor-permeable, self-adhesive, water-resistive air barrier for commercial and residential use.
Johns Manville has added CI Max White insulation to its complete line of building insulation products.
The new 9-inch tall, square Woodgrain Structural Column from Fypon can be stained to resemble real wood, but comes with all the benefits of polyurethane.