Termites are the most destructive wood-destroying pest in the nation and successful management requires many special skills, including a working knowledge of building construction.
We all want the spaces we inhabit be a reflection of our tastes. When it comes time to showcase your style, don't forget that it's the lighting design that makes the difference.
In its various forms, this tool is also known as a sliding bevel, angle bevel, bevel square, sliding T-bevel, or adjustable try square.
The carpenter's square is a deceptive tool. It looks simple?it's a ruler with an elbow, a straightedge that turns a corner. Yet it is a great deal more, because it can function as a sophisticated arithmetical guide to many of the complexities of laying out a wood-frame house.
Caulks and sealants are your home's best defense against the elements. They are intended to seal gaps around the exterior of your home to keep out moisture, which can cause rot and structural damage, and air, which can deplete heating and cooling energy.
While no two roofing jobs are exactly alike, all share one basic premise: when completed it cannot leak.
You can tell a lot about windows just by looking at them. But if you rely on your eyes alone, you'll miss an invisible but important energy-saving feature, the low-e coating.
Here's what builders know about foundation problems—and what they look for when things go wrong.
The laminated veneer lumber (LVL) manufacturing process creates a strong and stable product that can reliably support large areas.
The doors and windows that are right for you will depend on the climate you live in and the design of your house.