Framing

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

Cabinet Blocking Inside Wall Framing

Cabinet Blocking I'm often reminded that I should write articles about even the simplest details as what I might take…

13 years ago

How To Frame Window Openings

Framing Window Openings One of the most basic framing techniques involves framing window and door openings. Understanding the anatomy of…

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

Rough Openings | Standard Framing Dimensions

Framing Rough Openings Framing rough openings for windows and doors (standard door and windows openings) is really straight forward if…

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