Preparing for Winter
Believe it or not, cold weather will be upon us soon enough. Clayton DeKorne at...
Older Homeowners Provide New Opportunities
The so-called aging in place market is particularly promising in the Northeast and...
Raised Heel Trusses Improve Energy Performance
More consumers want better-than-code-minimum performance, and these trusses allow...
Should You Paint Brick?
Q: I never understand why people paint brick masonry. When brick masonry is...
6 Simple Ways Technology Can Improve Efficiency and Profits
These simple tools will also make you more credible with customers.
Explaining Active vs. Passive Fall Protection
In this Q&A Craig Firi, technical manager at Capital Safety in Red Wing, Minn.,...
Refurbishing Stamped Concrete
Specializing in repair can be a very smart business decision.
Beat the Heat: Favorite Warm Weather Work Clothes
A framing carpenter’s take on the clothes he worked in this summer.
What is a Cost Code?
In this second entry to Lee Clark's blog on measuring and increasing concrete...
Keeping Guardrails Up to Code
Know the rules when building handrails, so that they will be high and strong enough to satisfy the building inspector.