Managing Moisture In Building Envelopes
Updated on January 25th, 2020
In the late ‘80s and early ‘90s, there was a housing boom in Vancouver, Canada that had developers scrambling to...Continue Reading
ENERGY EFFICIENCY: Top Seven Home Insulation Myths Busted
Updated on February 13th, 2021
Back in the winter of 2012, I got an email from a contractor looking for advice on an unusual situation A homeowner had...Continue Reading
WORK SAFE MINI-SCAFFOLD: Canadian Company Creates Versat...
Updated on May 7th, 2021
A number of years ago I was asked to testify in a lawsuit involving a father who fell off a ladder building a shed for...Continue Reading
HARDWOOD REFINISHING Q&A: How Do I Finish Wooden St...
Updated on November 30th, 2019
Q: How should I prepare dirty, interior wood stairs for finishing I’m remodeling my parents’ home and part of the...Continue Reading
LESSONS FROM A BOTCHED DOOR LATCH: Why You Really Need t...
Published onNovember 22nd, 2019
Back in 2018, I checked into a nearly-new big city hotel for a few days, and I was reminded of the kind of creeping...Continue Reading
How to Eliminate Condensation on Windows
Updated on November 9th, 2019
UPDATED 8Nov2019: Do you have condensation on windows during the heating season If you do, you’re not alone Winter...Continue Reading
NEW WINDOWS Q&A: Will They Reduce Street Noise ...
Updated on November 2nd, 2019
UPDATED 1Nov2019 + Video Q: Will new windows reduce street noise and wintertime condensation Our home was built...Continue Reading
GLUE FOR LAMINATE FLOORING?: A Simple Way to Fix End Gaps
Updated on February 24th, 2020
UPDATED 1Nov2019 + Video: Laminate flooring offers speedy installation, a tough surface and freedom from finishing...Continue Reading
WINTERIZE YOUR PRESSURE WASHER: Fast, Easy, Reliable Method
Published onOctober 25th, 2019
In this video (4 minutes) learn how plumbing anti-freeze makes it fast and easy to winterize a pressure...Continue Reading
ONE-TIME OUTDOOR WOOD FINISH: See Application & Tim...
Updated on April 24th, 2021
In this video (7 minutes) see how Steve mixes an outdoor wood finish that only needs to be applied once...Continue Reading