Apologies to Paul Simon, but when I looked at the long list of design ideas I compiled while at the International Builders’ Show in Orlando, I thought I’d try to mention 50 of them—a nice round num
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.
By facilitating and requiring collaboration among all construction trades, builders can mitigate the expense of framing rework and better avoid the consequences of the skilled labor shortage
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“Build a Better Home: Moisture Resistant Wall Construction” outlines sources of moisture in wood wall construction
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As many as 400 property owners will not receive financial assistance from the state, FEMA, or insurance providers
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.