This may seem intuitive, but many Do-It-Yourself enthusiasts and some construction professionals use hammers incorrectly which can damage your tools or result in injury. Taking care to use your hammer properly will ensure that it lasts longer and that your work doesn’t damage the wood or nails.
A traditional three-stud corner means you have to insert attachment screws at an angle which can rip the paper face and may leave a slight bump in the finish – why not learn a better way of doing it! Read on for a new method by the Ol’ Sage Builder.
Recently, one of our clients had to replace their shingles for a third time after another severe hailstorm. Concerned that the repeated re-shingling had damaged their OSB roof sheathing, we forwarded the query to the APA (The Engineered Wood Association) for comment. Find out what they had to say!
Calculating the cost for trades is easy enough, but when you are billing for your own team, things can get a little complicated. Knowing exactly what your in-house labor costs you for every job can help you to maximize your profit margins, improve scheduling and take the customer experience to a whole new level.
You may think that the choice between glossy or flat is only aesthetic, but there are other considerations too.
Roofing eaves do an important job in keeping water away from wall and window systems. The rise of modernism in architectural design has started a fashion where these are omitted to achieve a cleaner line on the outside of the building. However, eaves perform a vital role in protecting the home from moisture.