Parts of the House
Keep each area of your house interesting and unique by choosing the right materials, theme and aesthetic.
Spray Foam Insulation
There is no better performing insulation than closed cell spray foam. Find out why.
13 Cool Power Tools and Accessories That Will Make Your Job Easier
These innovative power tools are so worth adding to your jobsite collection.
Here’s Why Spray Foam Can Regulate Your House Temperature
If you’re looking to keep the house at a comfortable temperature, it may be time to consider spray foam insulation....
Flattening Rough-Sawn Wood
Woodworkers all have their own system for flattening wood, some of which are pretty complex. This is one simple...
How to Hang Drywall: Pro Tips for Cutting and Installing
A good framing crew makes drywall hangers whistle while they work. Follow these great hanging suggestions, and you can make...
The Difference Between Open-Cell and Closed-Cell Spray Foam
Not sure which spray foam is the right fit? This should help!
5 Tips for Cleaning and Maintaining Your Plumbing Snake
Consistent maintenance of your drain-cleaning equipment reduces effort on site and prolongs its useful lifespan.
Why Choose Mineral Wool Insulation?
Mineral wool has some real advantages over the alternatives. If you have an insulation job coming up, we strongly recommend...
12 Exterior Home Trends You Can Forget About
See what's going on in exterior home trends so you can create more curb appeal for your home.
Everything to Know About Spray Foam Insulation Kits
Closed-cell polyurethane spray foam has some pretty awesome qualities. It has a high R-value. It’s resistant to water, mold and...
Tips for Tighter Miters and Better Coped Joints
New to construction? Want to brush up on your trim techniques? Check out this story.
12 Tips for Bending Metal with a Bending Brake
A metal brake is the tool for bending custom metal flashing and decorative trim. Every siding contractor and most roofers...
Pros and Cons of the Most Commonly Used Types of Residential Insulation
There are a wide variety of insulation types used in the construction industry. Learn the pros and cons of each...
Which Exterior Renovation Adds the Most Value to a House?
Not all exterior renovation projects are created equal. These are the ones that add the most value at resale.
12 Bad Roof Maintenance Habits to Stop Doing Immediately
A healthy roof is one of the most important parts of your home. These bad roof maintenance habits could cost...
15 Weird Objects Our Readers Found Lurking Behind Their Walls
From old newsprint to weapons to mummified animals, we asked our readers to show us treasures they found behind the...
This Spray Foam Will Fix Any of Your Concrete Problems
Renovations for concrete can cost what feels like a mini fortune. But this foam material can fix those concrete problems...
What to Know About Coping Trim
Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.
12 Charming Door Knockers That Add Curb Appeal
Door knockers are an easy way to spruce up your entryway and give your guests a classic way to announce...
8 Types of Gas Fireplaces
Thinking about buying a gas fireplace? We break down the different types and give you the tools to choose the...
Should I Pressure Wash My Roof?
Pressure washing a dirty surface can be satisfying to watch, but that doesn't mean it's good for your roof.