Building Materials

The Home Depot FIRST for Pro

FIRST for Pro - Program Designed To Meet Needs of Pro Customers Recently I had the pleasure of visiting my…

12 years ago

How Thick Is Plywood?

Plywood Thickness Several readers have asked the question: How Thick is Plywood? I thought it would be useful to go…

13 years ago

TJI Framing

TJI Floor Joist Framing Engineered lumber continues to become more and more popular in today's construction industry. TJI's (engineered wood…

14 years ago

WeatherShield Premium Wood Products

WeatherShield - The Smarter Treated Wood Today I noticed a new product at The Home Depot, WeatherShield Premium Pressure-Treated Decking.…

15 years ago

Energy Star House with ZIP System Sheathing

This is a quick update on the Energy Star House that we're building at work. This new house uses the…

16 years ago

ZIP System Sheathing Review

I've written several posts about the new ZIP System sheathing products from Huber Engineered Woods. This exciting new product combines…

16 years ago

ZIP System Sheathing On Ranch Style Home

If you haven't seen a house built with the ZIP system then you might wonder what on earth we've built…

16 years ago

ZIP System Sheathing

I recently wrote about a new product, ZIP System Wall and Roof Sheathing, and today we finally installed some of…

16 years ago