building engineering

How To Insulate Basement Walls

How To Insulate Basement Walls Insulating a basement properly is rather challenging in cold climates. In this article I'd like…

11 years ago

Insulated Door & Window Headers

Energy Efficient Door & Window Headers With a continued focus on energy efficient construction (Green Construction) we are always looking…

12 years ago

Installing Foundation Window Wells

Window Well Installation Installing window wells is a very good way of preventing unwanted water from entering into your basement…

13 years ago

Rim Joist Insulation – Insulating Options

How To Insulate Rim Joists We've written a number of articles on insulating basements including; insulating basement walls, insulating basement…

14 years ago

What Are Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs)?

Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) A reader asked me the other day to explain what's the difference between Structural Insulated Panels…

14 years ago

Custom Stairs

Custom Brazilian Cherry Staircase In our new home we built the custom stairs with Brazilian Cherry treads, handrails and newel…

14 years ago

Certainteed BIBS Insulation System

Blow-In-Blanket┬« System with OPTIMA┬« Fiber Glass Insulation Recently I had the pleasure of trying a new insulation system on one…

14 years ago

Grace Roof and Window Flashing Products

Grace Flashing Solutions One of the most important and difficult components of construction is proper flashing to keep rain, snow…

14 years ago