Air sealing a building in the winter.

I have yet to put on the roof of the house I am building and we have had several snowfalls.  Tomorrow is december 1.  Are there any air sealing products… I have yet to put on the roof of the house I am building and we have had several snowfalls.  Tomorrow is december...

Basement insulation ideas & advice

I’ve been doing a lot of research on adding insulation into the various parts of our home’s basement (house is from the 1920s).  We are in climate zone 5–mountain west/Northern… I’ve been doing a lot of research on adding insulation into the...

Glass Choice Double Check

Hello everyone, this is my first post so I apologize if I screw up any etiquette. I found this site while searching for an answer to my window question and it… Hello everyone, this is my first post so I apologize if I screw up any etiquette. I found this site while...

BC Housing Design Guidelines and Construction Standards 2019

Hoo BOY! This PDF download is 390 pages long ( but free ! ) and is geared towards how to design and build multi-unit housing for seniors, people with disabilities,… Hoo BOY! This PDF download is 390 pages long ( but free ! ) and is geared towards how to design and...

Placement of Form cleats in foundation corners

Hi all, I’m building forms for a perimeter footing/stem wall monopour. I’ll be using footing straps with wall cleats to support the stem wall. My design calls for pilasters at the… Hi all, I’m building forms for a perimeter footing/stem wall monopour. I’ll be using...
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