Parts of the House

Keep each area of your house interesting and unique by choosing the right materials, theme and aesthetic.

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      Know Your House: What Kind of Roof Do You Have?

      Gable, hip, gambrel, mansard - the shape of your roof says something about your home's connection to earth and sky.


      Car Trim: Repair Your Car’s Molding

      Carmakers long ago stopped using spring clips to attach car trim and molding. Instead, they use adhesive tape.


      The FLIR C2: Infrared Technology Perfect for Pros

      The right tool makes all the difference.


      Why You Should Buy a Trim Gun

      This tool drives nearly-invisible nails and makes quick work of joinery.


      Create a Bright, Dry Space in a Damp, Gloomy Basement

      Create an exercise space in an unfinished basement, but first coat the walls with Drylok to prevent excess moisture.


      ProPak Trim from Home Depot is a Good Deal!

      I bought my first ProPak trim bundles from The Home Depot while I was trimming my sons new house a...


      Save energy and save money: Seal attic air leaks

      A little insulation goes a long way.


      ProPak Trim from Home Depot is a Good Deal!

      ProPaks are prebundled packages of the most common types of trim used in homes.

      A New Backsplash in Six Hours

      I’ve wanted to install a tile backsplash in my kitchen ever since I wrote an article about them almost two...